She Moved Through the Fair

VERSION FOR STRING ORCHESTRA

Instrumentation

 

Violin 1, 2, 3, 4

Viola I, II

Cello I, II

Contrabass

 

Program Notes

This evocative setting for a string orchestra of the traditional Irish folk song, “She Moved Through the Fair,” is a tone poem in which the music depicts a heartfelt story of two young lovers longing to be married.