Sharp, Far From Home For String Orchestra Grade 2

Sharp, Far From Home For String Orchestra Grade 2

$110.00

"Far From Home" is a beautiful 1.45-minute piece by Keith Sharp for string orchestra. It is suitable for Grade 2 players and has a wistful melody that explores rich G-string sounds. The harmony/descant and bass parts are optional, and there's an optional vocal line too. This flexible piece is an excellent addition to your library.

Keith Sharp is an award-winning string educator and composer in Brisbane, Australia. He received his Bachelor of Music degree in 1984 and a postgraduate diploma in education in 1995. Keith is also involved in the music education community as a clinician, guest conductor, and lecturer.

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Far From Home For String Orchestra Grade 2 by Keith Sharp

"Far From Home" is a beautiful piece of music composed by Keith Sharp and designed for a string orchestra. The piece has a wistful and lilting melody lasting approximately 1.45 minutes. It is suitable for players at a Grade 2 level and allows your less advanced players to explore the rich G-string sounds. 

The harmony/descant and bass parts are optional, as the melody and piano parts form the backbone of the structure. Once all the string parts are covered, the piano part becomes optional, too. 

There is also an optional vocal line but be prepared for a sad tale. This flexible and accessible piece is hauntingly beautiful and will be a great addition to your ensemble library.

Keith Sharp obtained his Bachelor of Music degree in 1984 and began working as a string educator in the Gap region of Brisbane, Australia. He has been teaching there ever since. In 1995, Keith pursued further education and completed a postgraduate diploma in education. Keith has been honoured throughout his teaching career for his exceptional string programs and ensembles while expressing his love for composition. His meticulously crafted and imaginative works are highly sought after throughout Australia and discovered by teachers in the United States, Great Britain, and Germany. Keith actively participates in the music education community, frequently presenting as a clinician, guest conductor, and lecturer.

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