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Feel the Spirit

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John Rutter

John Rutter (arr. Paul Noble)


General Info

Year: 2001 / 2015
Duration: c. 30:00
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Spirituals
Publisher: Bandmusicpdf.net
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $350.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00


Movements

1. Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho – 3:20
2. Steal Away – 4:00
3. I Got a Robe – 2:40
4. Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child – 5:00
5. Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit – 4:20
6. Deep River – 5:30
7. When the Saints Go Marching In – 4:35

Movements may be purchased and performed separately.


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
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
Bass Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Bass Guitar
Harp
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Crash Cymbals
  • Tambourine

Choir (optional)


Errata

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Program Notes

Feel the Spirit is a collection of seven spirituals originally arranged for mezzo-soprano, choir and orchestra, arranged here for mezzo-soprano, choir and concert band but may be performed by band alone. All the pieces are familiar spirituals, skillfully and delightfully scored with optional audience participation to bring down the house. The moods range from exuberant Dixieland, with optional clarinet and trombone ad lib solos, to somber and dark, evoking the depth of feelings for which the spirituals are noted.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

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Media


State Ratings

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Performances

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  • McDaniel College (Westminster, Md.) Band (Linda Kirkpatrick, conductor) 4 May 2018


Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

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