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At the Old Camp Ground

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Pierre La Plante

Pierre La Plante

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General Info

Year: 2017
Duration: c. 8:15
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Ludwig Masters
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $65.00   |   Score Only (print) - $20.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Percussion I-II-III

(percussion detail needed)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This terrific new medley features three diverse hymn tunes that would have been sung around the campfire in a bygone era. Beginning with Softly and Tenderly by Will Thompson (1847-1909), the gentle and legato hymn tune is introduced by the woodwind choir. The contrasting Leaning on the Everlasting Arms by Anthony Showalter (1856- 1924) is introduced by the brass choir. The syncopated The Old Fashioned Meeting by Herbert Buffum (1879-1939) has a Southern gospel quality. The colorful scoring and the interesting melodies contribute greatly to the work’s significant appeal.

- Program Note from The Instrumentalist

Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

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Works for Winds by this Composer


  • "New Music Reviews." The Instrumentalist. September 2017, 36. Print.
  • Pierre La Plante website Accessed 11 September 2017