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The Water Is Wide (for flute, B flat clarinet and piano)

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By Traditional

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Piano Accompaniment, Flute, Clarinet - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Traditional. Arranged by Colin Kirkpatrick. Celtic, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Anniversary, Wedding. Score, Set of Parts. 11 pages. Published by Colin Kirkpatrick Publications (S0.645935).

Item Number: S0.645935

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 flute, B flat clarinet and piano and is intended for intermediate players. Thearrangement would be useful for student or professional recitals, end-of-semesterconcerts or would make a popular encore number for a concert. It would make a popular addition to any events with a Scottish flavor or romantic themes. The imagery of thelyrics describes the challenges of love and has been reflected in the lyrical clarinet part of this arrangement which also makes considerable use of the chalumeau register. The folk song is the same one that theBritish composer Benjamin Britten arranged for voice and piano. This newarrangement is sure to go down well with audiences.

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