The Way We Were
by Barbra Streisand
Woodwind Duet - Digital Sheet Music

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Instrumental Duet Alto Saxophone,Flute,Instrumental Duet - Level 3 - Digital Download

SKU: A0.594384

By Barbra Streisand. By Marvin Hamlisch. Arranged by David McKeown. Broadway,Contemporary,Film/TV,Musical/Show,Pop. Score and parts. 3 pages. David McKeown #6607947. Published by David McKeown (A0.594384).

The Way We Were is one of the best known and best loved songs performed by Barbra Streisland during her long and successful career. The song was written by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman and Marvin Hamlisch for the 1973 film of the same name. It was the top selling single of the year in the US and won two Academy awards for its writers. This version is arranged as a duet for one Flute and one Alto Saxophone.  Click on the YouTube link above to listen to a full performances of this arrangement played on Clarinet.

This version of The Way We Were is faithful to the Streisland version, with her rhythmic variations. The music is arranged in a key and range best suited to the instruments and is ideal for musicians at an intermediate level and above. Total performance time is around three minutes.

Teachers will enjoy using this arrangement as a fun way to approach expressive playing and control at a slow tempo.

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