Celtic Voyage - Concert Band

Catalog: 31716

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Description

Inspired by the many hardships of the Irish immigrants, this piece brings hope of a new world, a new lease on life and a second chance. The piece begins with the sound of the ocean in the background (played by the ocean drum) while a solo flute plays the main theme. As the piece develops the theme represents several scenes: first, the knowledge that life needs to change due to the famine and hardships of the time; second, the immigrants begin their move to America; third, the arrival in America and seeing the statue of Liberty, which is the climactic moment of the piece; and finally, ending with the same idea in the beginning of the piece but now as memory and longing for Ireland.

Concert Band, Grade level 3 - score and parts included

Sample Pages Audio Sample
Publisher: Alfred
Composer/Author: Donahue, Melanie
Catalog Number: 31716
Pages: 144

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