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composition / concert band / irish washerwoman

irish washerwoman

Medium: Solo Xylophone with Concert Band
Publisher: C. Alan Publications
Arranged: August 2006
Duration: c. 2:00
Difficulty: Grade IV

Instrumentation:

Flute 1/2
Oboe (opt.)
Bassoon (opt.)
Bb Clarinet 1/2
Bb Bass Clarinet
Alto Saxophone 1/2
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone

Bb Trumpet 1
Bb Trumpet 2
Horn 1
Horn 2
Trombone 1/2
Baritone B.C.
(Baritone T.C.)
Tuba

Solo Xylophone (3.5-octave)

Timpani
Keyboard Percussion (bells, xylophone
Percussion 1 (snare drum, bass drum)
Percussion 2 (tambourine, suspended cymbal, triangle, crash cymbals)

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Irish Washerwoman Score

listen

Irish Washerwoman for Solo Xylophone & Band by Nathan Daughtrey
Download full mp3 recording

NSW State Schools Symphonic Wind Ensemble (Stephen Williams, conductor)
2007 Midwest Band & Orchestra Clinic (Chicago, IL)

notes

Virtuosic arrangement of the popular Irish jig, "Irish Washerwoman" for solo xylophone and concert band. Originally appeared in The Celtic Xylophone (Book I) collection for solo xylophone and marimba trio.