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Jesus, Jesus Rest Your Head

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Tom Wallace

Traditional (arr. Tom Wallace)

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General Info

Year: 1993
Duration: c. 3:20
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Folksong
Publisher: Arrangers Publishing Co.
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $70.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00


Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass 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
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Jesus, Jesus, rest your head.

You have got a manger bed.

—Kentucky folk carol; collected by John Jacob Niles: 1912-1913 and 1932-1934

Niles did not state the source or date of his version, although much of what he collected was from Southern Appalachia in 1912-1913 and 1932-1934.

- Program Note from Appalachian History


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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