Musical compositions and arrangements
This page contains scores and audio files for musical compositions and arrangements with particularly close links to Tynwald. These may be freely downloaded and performed subject to any caveat given within any individual score. We would love to hear news of any performances, which may be sent by e-mail to email@example.com. Sibelius files are provided for the convenience of performers; please note, however, that no composition or arrangement may be altered without the consent of the copyright owner.
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|Guard, Charles||Manx National Anthem with fanfares||Military band and seven additional fanfare trumpets|
Composed in the 1980s and brought back into annual use at Tynwald Day from 2012.
|Guard, Charles||Manx National Anthem with fanfares||Brass quintet, choir and organ|
Used at the Tynwald Carol Service in 2010, 2011 and 2012
|Guard, Charles||Tynwald March||Military band|
Composed in the 1980s, this march was used at Tynwald Day each year until 1993. At that time it fell out of use but the tradition was reinstated in 2012 and the march was played in 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017.
|Kilgallon, David||Mannin Vooar||Organ|
Performed by the composer at the Tynwald Ceremony in 2012 and 2013
|King, Jonathan||Manx National Anthem with fanfares||Brass quintet, choir and organ|
Used at Tynwald Carol Service in 2013, 2014 and 2015
|Kinley, John||Mona's Delight||Military band|
Commissioned by Culture Vannin for the Inter-Celtic Festival in Lorient, 2015. Version for Wind Band prepared by Captain Neil Skipper and performed at the Tynwald Ceremony in 2016 and 2017.
|Moore, Gareth||Something for All Saintstide||Organ|
Performed by the composer at the Tynwald Ceremony in 2015
|Roworth, Donald||A Manx Celebration||Organ|
Composed for, and performed by the composer at, the Tynwald Ceremony in 2016
|Spence, Sandy||Atholl Salute to the Tynwald 1979||Bagpipes|
Presented to Tynwald by the Atholl Highlanders and performed by them during their visit to the Isle of Man in Millennium Year, 1979. This edition is based on a manuscript held in the Legislative Buildings in Douglas.
|Spence, Sandy||Atholl Salute to Tynwald||Military band|
Originally written for bagpipes and presented to Tynwald by the Atholl Highlanders and performed by them during their visit to the Isle of Man in Millennium Year, 1979. Arranged for wind band by Jonathan King in 2017 and used at the Tynwald Ceremony in that year.