Sunday, May 24, 2015
Other Stanton's Categories
 
When The Tears Fell
Add to Wishlist

When The Tears Fell

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Concert Band
Composer Ed Huckeby
Publisher C L Barnhouse Co
Grade Gr-4 Hs A
Catalog # 012-3478-00

Price: $76.00

Unavailable for Digital Delivery
Preview Score:

When The Tears Fell Composed by Ed Huckeby. For Concert Band. Published by C L Barnhouse Co. (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
  • Pop Song of the Month: May

    Pop Song of the Month: May

    On  May 10th of 1980, Bob Seger’s song, “Against the Wind” hit the radio waves.  It maintained the #5 spot for eleven weeks in a row.  It is still one of the best-known songs by Bob Seger.  Therefore, it is... Read More ›

  • Instruments, A-Z

    Instruments, A-Z

    Have you ever tried to name one instrument for every letter of the alphabet?  Some letters aren’t too hard to name the instruments for: say, the letter “c” or “t”.  We will be choosing at least one instrument  for each... 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.