Bridge Over Troubled Water

Bridge Over Troubled Water
You will receive the full track upon your purchase
  1. 1.
    Bridge Over Troubled Water - Accompaniment
    0:41
  2. 2.
    Bridge Over Troubled Water - Alto
    0:41
Instrument: SAB Choir
Composed by: Paul Simon
Key: Bb Major
Arranged by: Robert Sund
Metronome: Crotchet = 78
Lyrics start: "When you're weary, feelin' small....."

‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ is a song by American music duo Simon & Garfunkel. This version is arranged for Soprano, Alto and Bass by Robert Sund with piano accompaniment.

The original song was produced by the duo and Roy Halee, and was released as the follow-up single to “The Boxer” in January 1970. The song is featured on Simon & Garfunkel’s  fifth studio album, Bridge over Troubled Water(1970). Composed by singer-songwriter Paul Simon, the song is performed on piano and carries the influence of gospel music. The original studio recording employs elements of Phil Spector‘s “Wall of Sound” technique using L.A. session musicians from the Wrecking Crew.

It was the last song recorded for their fifth and final album, but the first fully completed. The song’s instrumentation was recorded in Californiawhile the duo’s vocals were cut in New YorkSimon felt his partner, Art Garfunkel, should sing the song solo, an invitation Garfunkel initially declined. Session musician Larry Knechtel performs piano on the song, with Joe Osborn playing bass guitar and Hal Blaine closing out the song with drums. The song won five awards at the 13th Annual Grammy Awards in 1971, including Grammy Award for Record of the Yearand Song of the Year.

Bridge Over Troubled Water  became Simon & Garfunkel’s biggest hit single, and it is often considered their signature song. It was a number one hit on the BillboardHot 100 for six weeks, and it also topped the charts in the United Kingdom, Canada, France, and New Zealand. It was a top five hit in eight other countries as well, eventually selling over six million copies worldwide, making it among the best-selling singles. It became one of the most performed songs of the twentieth century, with over 50 artists, among them Elvis Presley and Aretha Franklin, covering the song. It was ranked number 48 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

Purchase includes:

  • Accompaniment
  • Accompaniment + Soprano
  • Accompaniment + Alto
  • Accompaniment + Bass
  • Accompaniment + Full Score

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Product Description

‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ is a song by American music duo Simon & Garfunkel. This version is arranged for Soprano, Alto and Bass by Robert Sund with piano accompaniment.

The original song was produced by the duo and Roy Halee, and was released as the follow-up single to “The Boxer” in January 1970. The song is featured on Simon & Garfunkel’s  fifth studio album, Bridge over Troubled Water(1970). Composed by singer-songwriter Paul Simon, the song is performed on piano and carries the influence of gospel music. The original studio recording employs elements of Phil Spector‘s “Wall of Sound” technique using L.A. session musicians from the Wrecking Crew.

It was the last song recorded for their fifth and final album, but the first fully completed. The song’s instrumentation was recorded in Californiawhile the duo’s vocals were cut in New YorkSimon felt his partner, Art Garfunkel, should sing the song solo, an invitation Garfunkel initially declined. Session musician Larry Knechtel performs piano on the song, with Joe Osborn playing bass guitar and Hal Blaine closing out the song with drums. The song won five awards at the 13th Annual Grammy Awards in 1971, including Grammy Award for Record of the Yearand Song of the Year.

Bridge Over Troubled Water  became Simon & Garfunkel’s biggest hit single, and it is often considered their signature song. It was a number one hit on the BillboardHot 100 for six weeks, and it also topped the charts in the United Kingdom, Canada, France, and New Zealand. It was a top five hit in eight other countries as well, eventually selling over six million copies worldwide, making it among the best-selling singles. It became one of the most performed songs of the twentieth century, with over 50 artists, among them Elvis Presley and Aretha Franklin, covering the song. It was ranked number 48 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

Purchase includes:

  • Accompaniment
  • Accompaniment + Soprano
  • Accompaniment + Alto
  • Accompaniment + Bass
  • Accompaniment + Full Score