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The Beauty of Blue | Flugelhorn Solo | John Doyle


Imagine looking out over the beautiful blue Irish sea and the remote Brittas Bay. Breathtaking and beautiful.

Duration: 3' 30″
Difficulty: Intermediate
Audio Sample: The Beauty of Blue
Sample Score: Score


A beautiful and breath-taking Flugelhorn feature

‘The Beauty of Blue’ takes you over to the East coast of Ireland and the beautiful coast of Wicklow, where John’s great great great Grandfather originated. He immigrated during the potato famine to England back in 1865.

Imagine standing on top of a tall cliff, looking out over the remote Brittas Bay at the beautiful blue Irish Sea.

Soprano, Solo, Repiano, 2nd and 3rd Cornets
Solo, 1st and 2nd Tenor Horns
1st Baritone
1st, 2nd and Bass Trombone
Solo and 2nd Euphonium
Eb and Bb Basses
Percussion parts:
1: Timpani
2: Cymbals, Windchimes, Snare Drum
3: Bass Drum
4: Vibraphone
5: Marimba

Note: 2nd Baritone joins percussion section, and members of the band improvise with Rainsticks, Cabassa & ethereal voices

ISMN: 979-0-708127-85-7

Additional information


Sheet Music, PDF