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Daryl Runswick

Born: 1946. Living in: England

Composer/performer Daryl Runswick was educated at Cambridge University and Ronnie Scott's Club. He spent his early career writing and performing jazz and pop; more recently concert pieces. He has also been involved with free improvisation and indeterminate music, one of the few (to quote John Wickes) who can claim to have worked with both Ornette Coleman and John Cage. This duality has permeated his career as an improvising pianist, singer with Electric Phoenix, bassplayer, arranger, record producer, broadcaster, educator, community animateur and film/TV composer. Head of Composition at Trinity College of Music in London for 10 years before retiring,

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Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Daryl Runswick : Rock, Jazz & Pop Arranging : 01 Book : 9780571511082 : 12-0571511082

Daryl Runswick : Rock, Jazz & Pop Arranging

A practical comprehensive guide to rock, jazz and pop arranged by one of Britain's most gifted and versatile musicians. Written in lively, accessible and entertaining style, this book contains everything the professional arranger or aspiring amateur needs to know, from setting out a lead sheet to scoring a full arrangement. The problems and pitfalls of writing for every group of instrument are discussed, from keyboards, drums and bass to brass strings, woodwind, percussion, guitar and a 'cappella' vocal writing. Packed with vital tips and hints, and presented in easy-to-use reference format, Rock, Jazz and Pop Arranging also includes two valuable appendices - on time saving shortcuts and chord symbols - and indispensable glossary.

Songlist: The Routine, The Lead Sheet, Vocals, The Rhythm Section, Drums, Bass, Keyboards, Guitar, Percussion, Electronics, Brass and Reeds, Strings, Orchestral, A Cappella, The Jazz Arrangement, The Full Score, Time Saving Sortcutsd

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7319b | Book | $21.95


Daryl Runswick : A Gospel Christmas : SSA : 01 Songbook : 9780571515974 : 12-0571515975

Daryl Runswick : A Gospel Christmas

This collection of five Christmas spirituals from North America and the Caribbean are idiomatically arranged by Daryl Runswick, with useful tips to help inexperienced choirs sing in a gospel style. Runswick's vivid gospel arrangements are a sparkling addition to the Christmas repertory for upper voice choirs, and will be loved by singers and audiences alike!

Songlist: The Virgin Mary Had A Baby, Children Go Where I Send Thee, Steal Away, Pretty Home, Go Tell It On The Mountain

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Voicing: SSA | 7799b | Songbook | $7.95


Daryl Runswick : Five English Folksongs : SATB : 01 Songbook : 073999180022 : 08718002

Daryl Runswick : Five English Folksongs

From the Faber Choral Programme Series. Each volume presents a group or groups of compatible pieces designed to form the basis of a "block" within a choral concert program. Imaginative, versatile and a wonderful addition to SATB concert repertoire.

Songlist: Bobby Shaftoe, Dance To Your Daddy (Dance To Thy Daddy), The Frog And The Crow, Scarborough Fair, She Moved Through The Fair

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Voicing: SATB | 9540b | Songbook | $3.95 | A Cappella


Individual Folios

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A Little Christmas Music : SATB divisi : Daryl Runswick : King's Singers : Songbook : 08740315 : 073999903102

Daryl Runswick : A Little Christmas Music

Available in SATB divisi with Soprano Solo and Piano.

Arranger: Daryl Runswick Performed By: King's Singers

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Voicing: SATB divisi | Sheet Music | $2.50 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08740315


Back in the U.S.S.R. : SATB divisi : Daryl Runswick : Paul McCartney : Beatles : Sheet Music : 08740812 : 073999408126

Daryl Runswick : Back in the U.S.S.R.

Arranger: Daryl Runswick | Composer: Paul McCartney Performed By: Beatles

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Voicing: SATB divisi | Sheet Music | $1.80 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08740812


Blackbird : SATB divisi : Daryl Runswick : Paul McCartney : Beatles : Sheet Music : 08740434 : 073999404340

Daryl Runswick : Blackbird

One of the king'singers favorite arrangements of a Beatles song, in a single edition. Available: SATB a cappella. Performance Time: Approx. 2:40.

Arranger: Daryl Runswick | Composer: Paul McCartney Performed By: Beatles

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Voicing: SATB divisi | Sheet Music | $1.95 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08740434


She Moved Through the Fair : SATB divisi : Daryl Runswick : King's Singers : Sheet Music : 08742002 : 073999420029

Daryl Runswick : She Moved Through the Fair

This beautiful Irish ballad is one of the King'singers' favorite and most-requested concert selections.

Arranger: Daryl Runswick Performed By: King's Singers | Country: Ireland

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Voicing: SATB divisi | Sheet Music | $1.50 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08742002


The Barber of Seville Overture : SATTBB : Daryl Runswick : Gioachino Rossini : King's Singers : Sheet Music : 08743751 : 073999612417

Daryl Runswick : The Barber of Seville Overture

This well-known overture to Rossini's opera has been a long-time favorite in King's Singers concerts. From the subdued opening theme in the "strings" to the rousing "full-orchestra" close, this instrumental work is creatively brought to life - King's Singers style. Challenging, but well worth the effort.

Arranger: Daryl Runswick | Composer: Gioachino Rossini Performed By: King's Singers

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Voicing: SATTBB | Sheet Music | $2.55 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08743751

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