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Shenandoah for Flute Choir

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By Phyllis Avidan Louke

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Flute, Flute Choir: Piccolo, 3 Flutes, Alto Flute, Bass Flute, and opt. Contrabass Flute - Intermediate - Digital Download
Arranged by Phyllis Avidan Louke. Folk, Children's Music, Recital, Old-time, Americana. Score, Set of Parts. 17 pages. Published by Louke Publishing (S0.338869).

Item Number: S0.338869

"2018 Chamber Music Contest Entry"
arr. Phyllis Avidan Louke

One of America’s best loved songs began asa sea shanty. The Shenandoah spoken ofin the song is not about a place, but is about an Indian chief living along theMissouri River.

 Oh Shenandoah,
I long to hearyou,
Away you rollingriver,
Oh Shenandoah,
I long to hearyou,
Away, I’m boundaway
‘Cross the wide Missouri

Oh Shenandoah,
I love yourdaughter,
Away you rollingriver,
Oh Shenandoah,
I love yourdaughter,
Away, I’m boundaway
‘Cross the wide Missouri.

This arrangementopens with a haunting Flute 1 and Alto Flute duet. The instruments are featuredin various combinations throughout the piece to explore the different of colorsproduced by the flute choir. Harmoniesand rhythms are altered during various sections--most notably a duet betweenthe bass flute and alto flute. Piccolo,alto and bass flutes play prominent roles.

 Folk Song
American Folk Song

This piece isscored for piccolo, 3 flutes, alto flute, bass flute, and optional contrabassflute. Level 3, 5:30


Phyllis Avidan Louke is aflutist and award-winning composer and arranger with more than 70 publishedpieces to her credit. and


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