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New Orleans Moment

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Concert Band
Composer Bobrowitz, David
Publisher Grand Mesa Music Publishers
Grade 2

Price: $50.00

Catalog #GMM280

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This piece is based on the song Lonesome Road which is an African-American Folk Song probably first sung by Charles Galloway, a black worker on the roads of Virginia. The composer has chosen this song as a vehicle to depict the traditional New Orleans style funeral. A somber procession to the cemetery is followed by joyous music in the jazz style, which takes in the belief that the departed is going to a better world. Your students and audience will have a blast exploring this unique musical tradition of the Big Easy!

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