Skye Boat Song

Year of composition
Easy (Grades 1-3)
2 minutes
Solo instrument + piano (Soprano Recorder)
Instrumental parts
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This is a Satie/jazz influenced arrangement written for 2 groups of descant recorders with piano accompaniment. Most students of recorder who have been playing for at least a year should find this piece fairly easy to play.

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