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Water Is Wide, The (4-Part Flex Band)

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Genre: 4-Part Flex Band
Series: The MaxFlex Series
# of Players: 4+
Level: 3 | Duration: 4:00
Publisher: C. Alan Publications | Copyright: 2020


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  • Notes & Instrumentation

    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.

    Genre: 4-Part Flex Band | # of Players: 4+
    Series: The MaxFlex Series
    Level: 3 | Duration: 4:00

    Instrumentation
    Full Score (showing all transposed parts)
    Condensed Score (only "C" parts)

    Adaptable Parts
    (2 copies of Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4 for each instrument)
    Flute
    Oboe
    B-flat Clarinet/Bass Clarinet
    E-flat Alto Saxophone/Baritone Saxophone
    B-flat Tenor Saxophone
    B-flat Trumpet/Baritone T.C.
    F Horn
    Trombone/Euphonium/Bassoon
    Tuba

    Percussion Parts (100% optional)
    Timpani (2 drums)
    Keyboard Percussion (1player): Chimes, Bells
    Percussion 1 (2 players): Snare Drum
    Percussion 2 (2 players): Suspended Cymbal, Triangle

    Program Notes
    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. Players should pay special attention to dynamic shading, harmonic tension and resolution, and balance to allow the music to be fully expressive.

    ABOUT THE SERIES
    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.

  • Video

    • The Water is Wide (4-part flex band gr. 3) - arr. Greg Danner

      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. http://c-alanpublications.com/water-is-wide-flex/ 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. http://c-alanpublications.com/the-maxflex-series/
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