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Rio Grande for String Ensemble

Composer
Traditional sea shanty, arranged by Martin Watson
Arranger
Year of arrangement
2012
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
3 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
String orchestra
Instrumental parts
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Programme Note: This is an arrangement by Martin Watson of the popular sea shanty Rio Grande for string ensemble. Rio Grande is a capstan shanty, and is about sailing from such ports as Bristol and Liverpool on the west-coast of the United Kingdom to the Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil.

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