Traditional / arr. Rick England and John Wilson
Highland/Etling String Orchestra
Dating from around the early 1800s, this renowned folk song tells the tale of a riverboatman who longs to take an Indian Chief's beautiful daughter far to the west, 'cross the wide Missouri. This folksong, frequently arranged for choral ensembles, has been newly arranged for string orchestra. It begins very simply and builds into lush harmonies and complex textures to create the perfect romantic selection for any concert. This title is available in SmartMusic.