A Distant Shore (The Water Is Wide) by Mary Donnelly. Arranged by George L.O. Strid. Choir Secular. 3-Part Mixed Choir (SAB). Choral Octavo. Choral Designs. Folk. Choral Octavo. 8 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.11561).
This partner song arrangement of the best-loved American folk song "The Water Is Wide" features a new, folk-like, counter-melody. Moderate vocal ranges. The extended "echo" section is perfect for developing ages of any age. Flowing piano accompaniment. The 2-part voicing includes a descant which may be performed by a C instrument such as flute or bells. Destined to become a choral classic!