Alleluia (Manuel)

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Ralph Manuel

Ralph Manuel (arr. Travis J Cross)

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General Info

Year: 1997 / 2004
Duration: c. 4:10
Difficulty: III-1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: A capella choir
Publisher: Daehn Publications, through C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $72.00   |   Score Only (print) - $6.00


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Program Notes

This fine transcription by Travis Cross of this highly regarded a cappella choral work gives us rich harmonies and a dignified, reverent presentation ever expanding from the alto saxophone solo in the opening through the truly stirring tutti sections.

- Program Note by David Holsinger

In composing Alleluia, Ralph Manuel created a masterwork for the a capella choir. Through its melodic simplicity and warm harmonic textures, it beautifully expresses the sentiments of “Alleluia,” its only word of text. The numerous timbral possibilities of the symphonic wind ensemble provides an exciting palette of sound for this arrangement.

- Program Note by arranger


State Ratings

  • Mississippi: V-A


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  • Lee University (Cleveland, Tenn.) Wind Ensemble (David Holsinger, conductor) – 19 November 2019

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