2 English Idylls (Butterworth, George)



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Publisher. Info. London: Stainer & Bell, 1920.
Reprinted Munich: Musikproduktion Höflich, SKU, n.d.(ca.2006).
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Work Title Two English Idylls
Alternative. Title
Composer Butterworth, George
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGB 6
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 pieces
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1910-11
First Performance. 1919/08/31
First Publication. 1920
Average DurationAvg. Duration 5 minutes each
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons
4 horns, timpani, triangle, harp, strings

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The Idylls both have the subtitle "Founded on folk-tunes". The first idyll uses three Sussex folk-tunes: "Dabbling in the dew", "Just as the tide was flowing" and "Henry Martin". The last two were collected by Butterworth himself.