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Shelter Island


Shelter Island is a small island situated near the end of Long Island, a few hours drive east of New York. In the summer it becomes a crowded tourist trap but in the winter it is gloriously deserted, and bravely faces the onslaught of the turbulent Atlantic, shrouded in sea mists and driving rain.

This is the first movement of East Coast Pictures , a suite of three short ‘pictures’ inspired by several visits by the composer to a small part of the USA’s East Coast, an area that provides great extremes in the geography and the people. The other two movements are The Catskills and New York .

Item Code: 0-571-56427-5
Duration: 5'00"
Grade: 3rd section and above

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