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The Water Is Wide (for alto sax, tenor sax and piano)

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By Traditional

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Piano Accompaniment, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Traditional. Arranged by Colin Kirkpatrick. Celtic, Christmas, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Wedding. Score, Set of Parts. 11 pages. Published by Colin Kirkpatrick Publications (S0.646487).

Item Number: S0.646487

The Water Is Wide (also known as O Waly, Waly) is an oldfolk song of Scottish origin and like so many other folk songs exists in manyvariants. The lyrics partly date back to the 1600s but the song remainsever-popular today. This attractive arrangement is for E flat alto saxophone, B flat tenor saxophone and piano and is intended for intermediate players. The arrangement would beuseful for student or professional recitals, end-of-semester concerts or wouldmake a popular encore number for a concert. It would make a popular addition toany events with a Scottish flavor or romantic themes. The imagery of the lyricsdescribes the challenges of love and has been reflected in the lyrical tenor sax part of this arrangement. The folk song is the same one that the British composer BenjaminBritten arranged for voice and piano. This new arrangement is sure to go downwell with audiences.

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