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Celtic Fiddle Tune (the Irish Washerwoman)

The Irish Washerwoman

By Elliot Del Borgo

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String Orchestra - Grade 3 and up
The Irish Washerwoman. Composed by Elliot Del Borgo. Carl Fischer Concert String Orchestra Series. Score and Parts. With Standard notation. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.CAS17).

Item Number: CF.CAS17

ISBN 0825854997. With Standard notation.

Based on the familiar folk song The Irish Washerwoman, this fiddle tune displays great energy and momentum. The orchestration allows for lead material to be played by all sections, and typical string idioms contribute to its powerful impact. Full of great fiddling licks and excellent counterpoint, the contemporary treatment of this popular folk song is sure to be a winner.

About Carl Fischer Concert String Orchestra Series

This series of pieces (Grade 3 and higher) is designed for advancing ensembles. The pieces in this series are characterized by:ulliExpanded use of rhythms, ranges and keys but technical demands are still carefully considered/liliMore comprehensive bowing techniques/liliViola T.C. included/liliCareful selection of keys and degree of difficulty for advancing musicians/li/ul/p