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The Water is Wide (Trumpet Trio)

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By Traditional Celtic Tune

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Brass Trio, Trumpet 1, Trumpet 2, Trumpet 3 - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Traditional Celtic Tune. Arranged by John A. Dempsey. Spiritual, World, Celtic, Easter, Wedding. Score, Set of Parts. 15 pages. Published by John A. Dempsey (S0.315029).

Item Number: S0.315029

"Give me a boat that can carry two and both shall row, my love and I."  From a rich, vibrant Celtic tradition comes the memorable tune "The Water is Wide," lovingly crafted to evoke misty Scottish landscapes with rolling green hills (you can almost smell the heather).  This unabashedly romantic brass trio for Bb trumpet is perfect for weddings, ceilidhs (or any Celtic-themed music event) and recitals/concerts.  For wedding music this arrangement is recommended as a prelude, unity candle accompaniment, a bridal march or a bridesmaid processional.
This music is also effective as sacred music, as its melody has been used in multiple hymn settings, including "The Gift of Love," "Though I May Speak with Bravest Fire" and as an alternate melody for "When I Survey the Wondrous Cross."  Suggested uses: a prelude, an offertory, silent prayer accompaniment or special music.  Concert Key: Eb major.  Trumpet Key: F major.  11 pages of music (that includes the score and separate two-page pullout parts for each trumpet).

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