Dating back to the 1700s, the Scottish folk song "The Water is Wide" was initially known as 'O Waly, Waly.' This free setting connects original music with the source melody in a continuous unfolding of melodic and motivic material.
The MaxFlex Series for adaptable wind band offers maximum flexibility with pieces across all grade levels, featuring 4 parts plus optional percussion. Each part is transposed and playable by any wind or keyboard percussion instrument in the ensemble. Recommended part assignments are included, but directors may “mix and match” as they see fit.