Winter's Crossing by James Galway and Phil Coulter. For Flute, Piano. Artist Books. Folk, Irish, Celtic and Christmas. Difficulty: medium. Instrumental solo book. Solo part, standard notation, chord names and piano accompaniment. 92 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.672440).
ISBN 0634001752. With solo part, standard notation, chord names and piano accompaniment. Folk, Irish, Celtic and Christmas. 9x12 inches.
This inspiring collection of seasonal music tells the tale of the men and women who braved a rough ocean crossing to come to America from Northern Ireland, full of hope and strength. Includes a wide range of music from spirited jigs to touching melodies, arranged for flute and piano with a separate pull-out section for the flutist.
November 12, 2012
Not what I was expecting
Much of it in the low register Some of the more rhythmically-complex pieces have no articulation marks (slurs) at all! Suitable for adult amateur players, not for developing younger students
6 of 11 people found this review helpful.
Location: from San Diego, CA
January 6, 2012
This is a MARVELOUS collaboration between two greats: James Galway and Phil Coulter. Each piece is beautiful or energizing! It's a wonderful musical story of the Irish emigration from their country and their new life in America. Also, get the CD of it--it's extremely captivating!
12 of 28 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Groton, MA
November 30, 2008
Poor accompaniment for nice music
Some of the pieces are very nice for the flute, but I was disappointed by the accompaniment which seemed like it was written for a bagpipe. Usually the sum is greater than the parts, but not with this piano part. Too bad the flute part isn't written as a solo,...
31 of 62 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Alabama
Location: from Eugene, OR
December 1, 2007
Piano-flute duet from the Galway/Coulter CD
This is sheet music for the Galway/Coulter music CD by the same name. I haven't heard the CD! I bought this thinking it would be music for the holidays, and besides, how can you go wrong with Galway? Well, this project sounds very celtic, and you really must have someone...
32 of 62 people found this review helpful.