Band, Jazz, & Orchestra

Down to the River

Down to the River

Series: MusicWorks Grade 1 Format: Softcover Score & Parts Arranger: Michael Sweeney

Level: 1.5

Here is an emotion-filled arrangement for young players based on the folk tune Down to the River to Pray, which is thought to have been composed by an African-American slave. There is an element of sadness in the music, but also a glimmer of hope as the slaves dream of freedom and being reunited with family and friends. Dur: 2:45

Instrumentation Number of Parts Pages Per Part
CONDUCTOR SCORE (FULL SCORE) 1 12
FLUTE 8 1
OBOE 2 1
BASSOON 2 1
BB CLARINET 1 6 1
BB CLARINET 2 6 1
BB BASS CLARINET 2 1
EB ALTO SAXOPHONE 1 2 1
EB ALTO SAXOPHONE 2 2 1
BB TENOR SAXOPHONE 2 1
EB BARITONE SAXOPHONE 1 1
BB TRUMPET 1 5 1
BB TRUMPET 2 5 1
F HORN 4 1
TROMBONE/BARITONE B.C. 8 1
BARITONE T.C. 2 1
TUBA 4 1
PERCUSSION 1 4 1
PERCUSSION 2 2 1
MALLET PERCUSSION 2 1
TIMPANI 1 1

Inventory #HL 04005892 ISBN: 9781540052933 UPC: 888680940904 Width: 9.0" Length: 12.0" Run time: 0:04:40

Prices and availability subject to change without notice.

Series: MusicWorks Grade 1 Format: Softcover Score Arranger: Michael Sweeney

Level: 1.5

Here is an emotion-filled arrangement for young players based on the folk tune Down to the River to Pray, which is thought to have been composed by an African-American slave. There is an element of sadness in the music, but also a glimmer of hope as the slaves dream of freedom and being reunited with family and friends. Dur: 2:45

Inventory #HL 04005893 UPC: 888680940911 Width: 9.0" Length: 12.0" Run time: 0:04:40 12 pages

Prices and availability subject to change without notice.