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Go Tell It on the Mountain (arr Taylor)

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Les Taylor

Traditional, arranged by Les Taylor

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General Info

Year: 2007
Duration: c. 4:00
Difficulty: I+ (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Traditional
Publisher: BRS Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $95.00


Full Score
Solo Tenor Saxophone
Solo Euphonium
Solo Trombone
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
Trombone I-II-III
Percussion I-II-III

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Go Tell It on the Mountain is a rapid exchange of variations between the band the and featured soloist. Stylistic treatments include bossa nova, polka, jazz, call-and-reponse gospel shout and a driving four-beat swing.

- Program Note from publisher

Go Tell It on the Mountain is an African-American spiritual song, compiled by John Wesley Work Jr., dating back to at least 1865, that has been sung and recorded by many gospel and secular performers. It is considered a Christmas carol because its original lyrics celebrate the Nativity of Jesus:

Go tell it on the mountain, over the hills and everywhere;
go tell it on the mountain, that Jesus Christ is born.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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