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Over the Sea to Skye

From Wind Repertory Project

(Arranged by Douglas E Wagner)


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General Info

Year: 2014
Duration: c. 2:15
Difficulty: I(see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Publishing

Cost: Score and Parts - $50.00   |   Score Only - $9.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
B-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet
Horn in F
Trombone/Euphonium/Bassoon
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bells
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This setting of the lovely Scottish folk tune captures the spirit and charm of the original, a ballad that told the story of the overnight escape of Bonnie Prince Charlie (Prince Charles Edward Stuart) to the Isle of Skye following his defeat at the Battle of Culloden in 1746. Scored in time, the piece provides melodic opportunities for several instruments.

-Program Note from The Instrumentalist


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Audio Links


State Ratings

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Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


References

  • "New Music Reviews." The Instrumentalist, 69/9 (April 2015), p. 38.