The Water Is Wide - Violins, Cello, Flute and Guitar with TAB

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I think I first heard this song in a version by the Seekers! It is one of my all time favourites. Here I am trying to create almost a textured vocal effect from the strings to take it from very simple and folky at the beginning through to lush at the end. As the second violin has the melody, the first violin could join in with it on the first verse, but not the secong, because there the cello has to come through strongly. I like the combination of guitar, strings and flute and wish it were more "normal".

Score ID
Year of composition
Easy (Grades 1-3)
2 minutes
Folk music

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