• (0)

    There are currently no items in your cart.

pf476631463
17726149
17726149

The Firth of Forth

By Joseph Jay McIntyre

Be the first! Write a Review

http://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/the-firth-of-forth-sheet-music/17726149?ac=1

The Firth of Forth composed by Joseph Jay McIntyre. For concert band. Grade 3. Full score. Published by TRN Music Publisher (TU.FSFIR1).

The Firth of Forth is the estuary (or "firth") of Scotland's river "Forth," where it flows in the North Sea. The area is probably best known for the massive bridge spanning the Forth. Built in 1890, the all steel bridge was "overbuilt" to assure those who crossed that it could withstand the harsh punishment from the fierce storms which frequent the area. This piece, written for young players, exemplifies both the might of the beautiful bridge, with the strong opening statement in the strings and timpani, and the serene beauty of the Scottish countryside with the middle section featuring winds, harp and trumpet solo. The harp part can easily be substituted with a keyboard instrument.

Joseph Jay McIntyre, percussionist, composer, conductor, and teacher resides in the Washington D.C. area. Currently principal timpanist with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra, McIntyre also appears frequently as a percussionist and timpanist with the National Symphony Orchestra, the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra, the National Gallery Orchestra, the Washington Symphonic Brass, and the Alexandria Symphony. He has also toured extensively in the United States and Japan as a solo marimbist for Affiliate Artists. As a composer, his works, both secular and sacred, have been performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Japan. McIntyre's "Missa Brevis for Chorus, Organ, and Percussion" was premiered in 1997 by the Fairfax Choral Society. Subsequently, "Missa Brevis," entirely rescored for full orchestra and chorus, received its New York City premiere at Carnegie Hall in May, 2000 under the direction of Jonathan Willcocks. Regarding the "Missa Brevis" the Washington Post reported: "He has managed to achieve balances that allow the musicians to cooperate rather than compete, and his vocal lines are as idiomatic as the percussion material." His orchestral work, "Salute!", commissioned by the Maryland Symphony Orchestra in dedication to founding Music Director, Barry Tuckwell, was premiered under Mr. McIntyre's direction on March 21, 1998. McIntyre's other orchestral works include "The Firth of Forth" and "Maillot Jaune (Yellow Jersey)," each commissioned by the Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra, and published with TRN Music. Additional published works include "Rain Dance for Percussion Trio," written for One Earth Percussion Theatre. Mr. McIntyre is a graduate of the University of Maryland.

Listen
Look The Firth of Forth

The Firth of Forth

* = required

How do you rate this item?
         
Your Screen Name:

(optional)

This name will appear next to your review. Leave it blank if you wish to appear as "Anonymous".

Review Title:

50 Character maximum.

Review of the Product:

1000 characters maximum.

Rate this product's difficulty level:
Location:

(optional)

Example: "Emeryville, CA"

Email address:

(optional)

Used to contact you regarding your review. If you do not wish to be contacted, leave it blank.

 
Review Guidelines
  • Explain exactly why you liked or disliked the product. Do you like the artist? Is the transcription accurate? Is it a good teaching tool?
  • Consider writing about your experience and musical tastes. Are you a beginner who started playing last month? Do you usually like this style of music?
  • Feel free to recommend similar pieces if you liked this piece, or alternatives if you didn't.
  • Be respectful of artists, readers, and your fellow reviewers. Please do not use inappropriate language, including profanity, vulgarity, or obscenity.
  • Avoid disclosing contact information (email addresses, phone numbers, etc.), or including URLs, time-sensitive material or alternative ordering information.
  • We cannot post your review if it violates these guidelines. If you have any suggestions or comments on the guidelines, please email us.
  • All submitted reviews become the licensed property of Sheet Music Plus and are subject to all laws pertaining thereto. If you believe that any review contained on our site infringes upon your copyright, please email us.
  • Read Sheet Music Plus's complete Privacy Policy

The Firth of Forth

* = required

Send to email(s):

To send to more than one person, separate addresses with a comma.

Your name:
Your email:
Personal message:
 

Tell a friend (or remind yourself) about this product. We'll instantly send an email containing product info and a link to it. You may also enter a personal message.

We do not use or store email addresses from this form for any other purpose than sending your share email.

Read our Privacy Policy.

Digital Print is printable sheet music available anytime, anywhere. Just purchase, print and play! View your sheet music at home, school, work or anywhere you have a computer connected to the Internet.

Now you can also view your purchased titles on your iPad with our
free Sheet Music Plus Digital Print Viewer app.


With Digital Print, you can print from your computer immediately after purchase, or wait until its convenient. And our software installation is easy - we'll guide you through the simple steps to make sure you have Adobe Flash Player, Adobe AIR and the Sheet Music Plus AIR application on your computer.
See all System Requirements for Digital Print

Note: Our Digital Print items are purchased solely through our website. By purchasing a Digital Print item, you are authorized by the publisher to print out the purchased number of copies for that particular title. Thus, we are unable to fax, mail or email digital titles in any form or file format (including PDF) as it violates copyright law.

Google Chrome Users: The most recent Google Chrome update is not compatible with Adobe AIR. We recommend using an alternate browser (such as Internet Explorer, Safari, or Firefox) in order to download Adobe AIR and print your music.

Digital Print - Available Instantly!

If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please contact us at digital@sheetmusicplus.com.

After purchase, you can download your MP3 from your Sheet Music Plus Digital Library - no software installation is necessary! You can also listen to your MP3 at any time in your Digital Library.
After purchase you can download your video from your Digital Library. Your video is in XX format and is playable on most pre-installed video players.

Sorry but your review could not be submitted, please verify the form and try again.

* = required

Music List Name
Description

(optional)

 

Make a wish list for gifts, suggest standard repertoire, let students know which books to buy, boast about pieces you've mastered: Music Lists are as unique as the musician! Easily share your music lists with friends, students, and the world.

To create a music list, please sign in.

Existing Accounts

Sign In and Add to My Music List

New Accounts

Create Account and Add to My Music List