"Galway City" is a traditional Irish Folk Song
celebrating one of it's largest cities, situated on the
west coast of Ireland, and with a complex history going
back around 800 years; the city being the only medieval
city in the province of Connacht.
Galway has always had a special relationship with the
Irish language. The term ?Gaeltacht? is used to refer
collectively to those areas where Irish is used as an
everyday language by a majority of residents.
Although originally written for traditional folk
instruments, I created this arrangement for
non-standard Woodwind Quartet (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet