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May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You

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Meredith Willson

Meredith Willson (arr. Erik Leidzén)

General Info

Year: 1950 / 1951
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Song
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print.

For availability information, see Discussion tab, above.


Condensed Score
Flute I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II-III
E-flat Horn or Alto I-II-III-IV
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Orchestra Bells
  • Snare Drum
  • Triangle


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You is a popular song by Meredith Willson, originally published in 1950. It was most popular when it was regularly sung by Kate Smith on her early 1950s TV show as the closing song.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


None discovered thus far.

State Ratings

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  • Karl L. King Municipal Band (Fort Dodge, Iowa) (Jerrold P. Jimmerson, conductor) - 24 July 2022

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