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Appalachian Morning

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Concert Band
Composer Robert Sheldon
Publisher Alfred Publishing Co Inc
Series Young Symphonic
Grade 2.5
Catalog # 29466

Price: $55.00

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Appalachian Morning Composed by Robert Sheldon. For Concert Band. Published by Alfred Publishing Co Inc. (Catalog # 29466, UPC: 038081318967)

** Stanton's Staff Selection - 2008 **
Keys: Eb, F - Meter: 4/4
Rhythms: various dotted patterns, various 8th & 16th note based patterns, dotted 8th-2 32nd notes, 2 beat quarter note triplet
Teaching Concepts: 16th note based rhythmic patterns, grace notes, subdivision, counting

Beauty, power and majesty!  Picture a bright, serene, dewy morning amongst the fields and hills of Appalachia. This wonderful work is a perfect blend of Scotch-Irish folk melody, Copland-esque textures and harmonies (morning), and modern film scoring. The characteristic rhythmic patterns of the melody will provide a challenge and rhythmic independence throughout is a must! A perfect showcase for concert or contest!

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