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U.S. Marine Band performs Percy Grainger’s Irish Tune.

Percy Grainger

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United States Marine Band

About the composer…

Black and white image of pianist and composer, Percy Grainger Percy Grainger, an Australian-born composer and pianist, was an important musical figure in the early 20th century. Known for his innovative compositions, he blended traditional elements with experimental techniques, inspired by his interest in folk music. Grainger’s eccentric personality and unconventional lifestyle added to his allure, as did his fascination with physical fitness and self-expression. His legacy endures through influential works like “Country Gardens” and “Lincolnshire Posy,” as well as his pioneering use of technology in music. Grainger’s relentless pursuit of musical innovation and his dedication to pushing the boundaries of classical music continue to inspire composers and musicians worldwide.

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