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Towards The Blue Horizon for Flute Orchestra


From the Publisher

This piece was comissioned for "The Big Flute Challenge" in Belfast, 2014. It is a suite of 5 Folk songs from around the British Isles: "The Waters of Tyne", "Salmon Tails Up The Water", "Anach Cuain", "The Tipsy Sailor" and "Give Us A Drink Of Water". The suite explores the different textures and sounds available from the different sections, from a solo flute that starts and finishes the piece, through to the powerful sound of the full group.

Performance duration (approx): 17'35

Difficulty guide: 3-9
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


  • The Waters of Tyne
  • Salmon Tails Up The Water
  • Anach Cuain
  • The Tipsy Sailor
  • Give Us A Drink Of Water

Item Details


  • Part 1: Piccolo
  • Part 2: G Treble Flute
  • Part 3: G Treble Flute
  • Part 4: G Treble Flute
  • Part 5: Flute
  • Part 6: Flute
  • Part 7: Flute
  • Part 8: Flute
  • Part 9: Alto Flute
  • Part 10: Alto Flute
  • Part 11: Bass Flute
  • Part 12: Bass Flute
  • Part 13: Contrabass Flute
  • Part 14 (Optional): Contr'alto Flute
  • Part 15 (Optional): Sub-Contrabass Flute in G
Category: Flute Choir Music: 9+ Mixed Flutes
Publisher: Wonderful Winds
Publisher's reference: OR002a
Our Stock Code: 1365696
Media Type: Paperback - Score and parts (74 pages [score])