Band, Jazz, & Orchestra

A Simple Song (from Mass)

A Simple Song (from Mass)

Series: Boosey & Hawkes Concert Band Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes Format: Softcover Score & Parts Composers: Stephen Schwartz, Leonard Bernstein Arranger: Michael Sweeney

Level: 3

From Leonard Bernstein's masterwork Mass, this tuneful ballad has become its best-known and most often recorded song. Here is a beautifully poignant setting for band, authentically transcribed by Michael Sweeney, that features a trumpet soloist (or flugelhorn) as well as short solo spots for baritone or trombone. (Grade 3)

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 4 1
BB CLARINET 2 4 1
BB CLARINET 3 4 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 3 1
BB TRUMPET 2 3 1
BB TRUMPET 3 3 1
F HORN 1 2 1
F HORN 2 2 1
TROMBONE 1 3 1
TROMBONE 2 3 1
BARITONE B.C. 2 1
BARITONE T.C. 2 1
TUBA 4 1
STRING BASS 1 1
PERCUSSION 1 2 1
PERCUSSION 2 2 1
PERCUSSION 3 2 1
PIANO 1 2

$60.00 (US) Inventory #HL 48020910 UPC: 884088515850 Publisher Code: M051662593 Width: 9.0" Length: 12.0"

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