Chorale Prelude: Rejoice Ye Pure in Heart

From Wind Repertory Project
Claude T. Smith

Claude T. Smith

General Info

Year: 1986
Duration: c. 6:15
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications, Inc., through C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score and Parts - $80.00   |   Score Only - $15.00


Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Contra Alto 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
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbals
  • Tam Tam
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This is a dramatic and beautiful treatment of this well-known hymn. The ingenious use of the first interval from the chorale sets the stage for more creativity to come. A brief clarinet solo begins the development. The piece evolves throughout to a powerful finale.

- Program Notes from publisher

Commissioned by the Tau Chapter (Phi Beta) and Beta Mu Chapter (Phi Mu Alpha) for the Central Methodist College Band in commemoration of its 75th anniversary, Prof. Keith House, Cond.

- Program Note from score


State Ratings

  • Tennessee: V
  • Virginia: V


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