Low Bridge, Everybody Down

Low Bridge, Everybody Down Catherine McMichael

from 'Great Lakes Voyage'
Number of Players:Standard
Flute 1/2
Bassoon 1/2
Clarinet in Bb 1
Clarinet in Bb 2/3
Bass Clarinet
Alto Saxophone 1/2
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone

Trumpet in Bb 1
Trumpet in Bb 2/3
Horn in F 1/3
Horn in F 2/4
Trombone 1/2
Bass Trombone
(Baritone T.C.)

Percussion 1 (chimes)
Percussion 2 (snare drum, bass drum)
Percussion 3 (triangle, suspended cymbal)
Great Lakes Voyage was commissioned to celebrate the memory of Andy Anderson, a charter member of the Bay Concert Band. The charge was to create a piece that would have special meaning for the band, and one that Andy would have enjoyed playing. Great Lakes folk song themes seemed a natural topic. The tunes chosen include:

I. Bigler's Crew

II. Low Bridge, Everybody Down (commonly known as The Erie Canal, written by Gov. Thomas Allen of NY in 1913)

III. Nearer, My God, To Thee (Sarah F. Adams, 1841), The Persia Crew, also known as Lake Huron's Rockbound Shore

IV. The Huron Carol (French Canadian Tune), Hoot Owl Song (Chippewa/Objiwa, collected by Gertrude Prokosch Kurath), What Do You Do With a Drunken Sailor and Once More A-Lumbering Go (collected by Earl Clifton Beck)

Low Bridge, Everybody Down
(The Erie Canal)

I got a mule, her name is Sal; fifteen years on the Erie Canal.
She's a good ol' pal; fifteen years on the Erie Canal.
We've hauled some barges in our day, filled with lumber, coal and hay,
And we know every step of the way from Albany to Buffalo.
Low bridge, everybody down! Low bridge, cause we're coming to a town;
And you'll always know your neighbor, you'll always know your pal,
If you ever navigated on the Erie Canal.

In celebration of Andy Anderson, a charter member of the Bay Concert Band, Bay City, MI
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Product information
Order id: 185085
Difficulty: 3
Duration: 2:30 min
Pages: -
publisher id: CAP 11500
EAN: -
Composer: Catherine McMichael
Arranger: -
Publisher: C. Alan Publication
Instrumentation: Blasorchester Noten / Concert Band

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