Rio Grande for String Ensemble

Traditional sea shanty, arranged by Martin Watson
Year of arrangement
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
3 minutes
Classical music
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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