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Rhapsody on a French Hymn

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David Gorham

David Gorham


General Info

Year: 2012
Duration: c. 5:20
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Wingert-Jones

Cost: Score and Parts - $70.00  |   Score Only - $10.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
Bb Clarinet I-II-III
Bb Bass Clarinet
Bassoon
Alto Saxophone I-II
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Trumpets (in Bb) I-II=III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Picardy is a hymn tune used in Christian churches, based on a French carol; it is in a minor key and its meter is 8.7.8.7.8.7. Its name comes from the province of France from where it is thought to have originated. The tune dates back at least to the 17th century, and was originally used for the folk song jésus-Christ s’habille en pauvre. First published in the 1848 collection Chansons popularies des provences de France, Picardy was most famously arranged by Ralph Vaughan Williams in 1906 for the hymn Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence. This setting presents the melody in both major and minor modes.

-Program note by Owasso High School Wind Ensemble


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