Rising of the Sun, The

About Rising of the Sun, The

Duration | 3.30

This text comes from a well-known Irish folksong, and tells the nonsensical story of a cockerel and hen who become outlaws, and eventually are eaten. The story is probably an allegory and this version comes from the Petrie collection (1843). Involving a varied rhythmic structure, this piece is a real crowd-pleaser, but needs close adherence to the text-rhythms.

The lead instruments are listed as Violin and Soprano Sax, but the ideal would be to use an Uileann Pipe if available. Note that in the score there is the possibility of using more than one violin, but the effect is to get a "session" feel to the instrumental section. Flexibility is welcomed.

  • Mixed Chorus, Perc, Vln(s), Pipes [or similar pitched instrument]

Video(s)


Sample PDF

Please click on any of the following links to open a sample PDF

Buy now
Close

Add to Your Cart

The title "Rising of the Sun, The" offers a choice of sheet music for performance and sheet music for perusal only.
Please use the tabs below.

You will receive a certificate after payment has been completed.

A multiple purchase discount applies to this title, it will be applied to your order at checkout.
For further detail of our digital sheet music system click here.

Title Qty Type Unit Price Tot Price  
Rising of the Sun, The +  - Mixed Voice €1.90 19.00 Add to Cart
Add to Cart

Thank you,
We have updated your cart.

What would you like to do next:

Buy more of Rising of the Sun, The Continue Shopping  Update my Cart  Checkout

Our multiple music sheet purchase discount applies to this item, the discount will be applied at checkout, for further information please click here

Privacy Statement | Cookies Policy