The Water is Wide (O Waly, Waly) - Folk Song Piano Solo

O Waly, Waly

Composer
Scottish folk tune
Arranger
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Full details

This score is a simple arrangement of the traditional folk song "The Water is Wide (O Waly, Waly)." There are many, many versions of this song, all with slightly differing lyrics and melody, that you can find online - the tune has been covered by dozens of artists, from Charlotte Church to Neil Young!

This song is a good performance piece for early players who may struggle with left-right hand independence. The melody pauses every other measure, so the left and right hands can take turns playing the more complicated parts. The second page of the score adds a "response" to the melody during each of the pauses. This is more difficult to execute, so beginners may want to stop at the end of page 1.

For developing your composition skills, a third page is included that you can use to compose and notate your own responses instead of using the ones that I provided on page 2. Be creative!


Score ID
187680
Composer
Scottish folk tune
Arranger
Year of arrangement
2016
Lyricist
Traditional
Difficulty
Easy (Grades 1-3)
Duration
2 minutes
Instrumentation
Solo instrument (Pedal [solo organ pedals])
Genre
Folk music
Licensing

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