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Grace Praeludium

By W. Francis Mcbeth

Concert Band (Score & Parts) - Grade 4
Composed by W. Francis Mcbeth. Band - Concert Band Music. Southern Music. Southern Music Company #S541. Published by Southern Music Company (HL.3777512).

Item Number: HL.3777512

8.5x11 inches.

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  • 5

    Hammond, LA
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  • December 30, 2012 Outstanding selection

    I conducted this piece with a HS band when this piece was relatively new (1983). You need confident flutists for it is written for 3 flutes. I never had the luxury of having 4 horns; however, a euphonium can cover horn 4 nicely, if you have one to spare. I...

    conducted the piece again with a community band (Summer 2012). The community band enjoyed the piece as much as the HS students did. The piece is challenging with some pitch issues that need to be monitored. It can be taxing for your upper trumpets, also; however, I feel this piece is one of the finer works Dr. McBeth penned. The final result is absolutely beautiful. The harmonies and chordal colors are magnificent!

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