Benjamin arr. Wendy Hiscocks
for piano duet
- Mattie Rag
Arthur Benjamin arranged a number of entertaining Jamaican folk songs for two pianos, the most famous being Jamaican Rumba for his students Joan and Valerie Trimble. His two piano score of Two Jamaican Street Songs consisting of Mattie Rag and Cookie is now available in Hiscocks’ arrangement for piano duet; in concert programmes these work well as a trio ending with Joan Trimble’s piano duet arrangement of Jamaican Rumba.
DATE OF COMPOSITION
2007 Roy Howat & Wendy Hiscocks
Old Bexley Music Club, UK.
2010 Anthony Smith & Wendy Hiscocks
ABC Radio documentary on Arthur Benjamin.
Arthur Benjamin at the piano