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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 enquiries@tynwald.org.im. 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, CharlesManx National Anthem with fanfaresMilitary band and seven additional fanfare trumpets
Composed in the 1980s and brought back into annual use at Tynwald Day from 2012.
Guard, CharlesManx National Anthem with fanfaresBrass quintet, choir and organ
Used at the Tynwald Carol Service in 2010, 2011 and 2012
Guard, CharlesTynwald MarchMilitary 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, DavidMannin VooarOrgan
Performed by the composer at the Tynwald Ceremony in 2012 and 2013
King, JonathanManx National Anthem with fanfaresBrass quintet, choir and organ
Used at Tynwald Carol Service in 2013, 2014 and 2015
Kinley, JohnMona's DelightMilitary 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, GarethSomething for All SaintstideOrgan
Performed by the composer at the Tynwald Ceremony in 2015
Roworth, DonaldA Manx CelebrationOrgan
Composed for, and performed by the composer at, the Tynwald Ceremony in 2016
Spence, SandyAtholl Salute to the Tynwald 1979Bagpipes
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, SandyAtholl Salute to TynwaldMilitary 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.
Stuart Slack arr. Paul Dunderdale The Laxey Wheel for Concert BandMilitary Band
W H Gill arr. Paul Dunderdale Ellan Vannin with Cues 2018Military Band
Woolley, FrankManx Celebration MarchMilitary band
Band version produced in 2018