The Water Is Wide arranged by James Swearingen. Concert band. Young Concert Band. Rising Band Series for Developing Bands!. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR360). Grade 2. Score and set of parts. Composed 2008. Duration 2 minutes, 4 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.024-3752-00).
Let your young students discover the magic of performing expressive music at its finest. Because of its solid scoring, this traditional work will offer your young band a golden opportunity to sound highly mature and very sophisticated. When striving for musical contrast this selection will be a welcome addition to your next concert or festival. Be assured that audiences, both young and old alike, will find this classic very pleasing to the ear.
About Rising Band Series
The Sound Foundations and Rising Band Series are carefully written to provide quality programming correlated to the first four semesters of band instruction. The Rising Band series includes publications at two grade levels identified by color. The GREEN Grade 1.5 Rising Band Series further expands the note, key and rhythmic content continuing the sequence of musical developmental. The MAROON Grade 2 Rising Band Series completes the two-year sequence with quality works for the band that's growing in musical proficiency