Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Other Stanton's Categories
 
Add to Jukebox

When The Tears Fell

When The Tears Fell
Add to Wishlist

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Concert Band
Composer Huckeby, Ed
Publisher C L Barnhouse Co
Grade Gr-4 Hs A

Price: $76.00

Unavailable for Digital Delivery

Catalog #012-3478-00

When the Tears Fell is a musical depiction of the tragic relocation in 1838-39 of the Cherokee people from eastern states to the west during which over 4,000 men, women, and children died. The piece is in four distinct sections - The Gathering is the period of spring and summer 1838 when the Cherokee were gathered by the military into stockades and encampments. This section introduces a theme in the horns that returns throughout the piece representing the enduring spirit of the Cherokee. The Journey is a lively, driving section utilizing a characteristic pentatonic scale and percussion effects. The Harsh Winter during which most of the deaths occurred is evoked using plaintive, somber melodic lines and dissonant harmonies. Spring: A New Nation celebrates the rebirth of the Cherokee including the reestablishment of the tribal government with an elected legislature and a bilingual school system. This is a fine option for contest and perfect for correlating lessons in U.S. history.

Today's News
  • Stanton’s E-Tools: Jukebox

    Stanton’s E-Tools: Jukebox

    The amazing staff at Stanton’s knows how valuable your time is.  That’s why we try to provide you with as many tools as we can to make choosing music easier,  faster and more enjoyable.  In this series of blog posts,... Read More ›

  • Piano Music with Special Effects

    Piano Music with Special Effects

    “Sneezes, Snorts & Sniffles” is a fun collection of seven piano pieces by Wendy Stevens.  Written on an elementary level, these pieces have words to sing , and each piece has some special effects to perform at the right moments. ... Read More ›

Visit Jukebox

Stanton's Jukebox is a specialized "wish list" that allows directors to research purchases, arrange concert programs, create personalized URLs, compare scores study and forward playlists to your students.