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An Adagio Suite, in Three Movements for Small Orchestra, Solo Voices, SATB Chorus(or Various Combina

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By James Nathaniel Holland

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Choral Choir (4-Part) - Level 3 - Digital Download
Composed by James Nathaniel Holland. Contemporary, Graduation, Sacred, Wedding. Octavo. 92 pages. James Nathaniel Holland #3075871. Published by James Nathaniel Holland (A0.730393).

Item Number: A0.730393

New and original music by 21st century, American Costa Rican composer James Nathaniel Holland. This extremely versatile publication of a score and set of parts is a great addition to any orchestral or choral music library:  either school, church, or community orchestra. Excellent for young musicians or intermediate-level volunteers, for the beginning conductor, but full of meaning for the professional orchestra as well.

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These three beautiful Adagios are adapted from JN Holland's ballet, "The Wind in the Willows"   Perform together for concert or as stand alone pieces. They are perfect for weddings, funerals, graduations, or any solemn occasions. Texts are non-religious, but express universal sentiments of one's helping others, healing, and impermanence.

Complete, intended orchestration for: fl, ob, cl Bb, bsn, hrn, hrp, SATB choir, strings

Use as optional accompaniment for solos, or SATB choir. (Vocal parts included.)

Adagio No. 1 "My Salvation" (or if "If I've done one bit of good, that is my salvation") text by JN Holland
Adagio No. 2 "The Healing Power" (aka "Forget") Text by Kenneth Grahame
Adagio No. 3 "All Are Passersby"

Mix, omit and match combinations of available instruments of your group. Such as:
Strings, woodwind quintet, harp (or piano), soloists and/or chorus. (omissions and combinations thereof, except the essential string section)
String orchestra only
Tripled Strings players with woodwind quintet
Strings, woodwind quintet
Included are substitution parts in key of C for the parts of Clarinet in Bb and Horn in F (if those instruments are not available).
Add one trumpet, or trombone, etc. etc.

(Complete duration: 20 minutes)

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This product was created by a member of ArrangeMe, Hal Leonard’s global self-publishing community of independent composers, arrangers, and songwriters. ArrangeMe allows for the publication of unique arrangements of both popular titles and original compositions from a wide variety of voices and backgrounds.

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