Top Nav

The Tobique | trad. arr. David Stowell


[su_spacer size=”10″]Great audience pleaser based on two lively French Canadian Folk tunes: A Christmas Jig and The Mouth of the Tobique, this piece is also sold by it's alternative title 'Christmas Jig'. This piece is a big bright enjoyable piece which can be played all year round


Duration: 4' 10″
Difficulty: Intermediate – Challenging
Audio Sample: Tobique played here by the fabulous Cory Band
Sample Score: [su_button url=”” target=”blank” style=”flat” background=”#1E73BE” color=”#ffffff” size=”2″ radius=”3″ icon=”icon: file-pdf-o”]SCORE[/su_button]

[su_spacer size=”10″]

SKU: MAR/01/0259 Categories: , ,


Please note that this is the same piece as ‘Christmas Jig’, as although it is based on a piece of that name, it has ‘all-year-round’ appeal!  This piece fuses two dance styles; the jig in 6/8 time, based here on a piece ‘A Christmas Jig’, and the reel in 4/4, based on the traditional French Canadian folk song; ‘The Mouth of the Tobique’.

The basses have a vital role in creating a Celtic style drone sound, and the percussion a simple but effective Irish rhythm.
A great audience pleaser, and ideal as the encore to round off a concert and leave a lasting memory in the minds of the listeners.

Full Brass Band
Percussion (x2):
1. Timpani
2. Bass Drum, Drum Kit, Tom-toms

ISMN: 979-0-708127-41-3