A Christmas Proclamation composed by Robert W. Smith. Concert band. Young Concert Band. Sound Foundations Series. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR360). Grade 1. Score and set of parts. Composed 2008. Duration 2 minutes. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.023-3771-00).
The holiday concert will open or close with brilliance as your band performs Robert W. Smith's A Christmas Proclamation. Although the arrangement uses ranges limited to a single octave, developing bands of all levels will find this musical statement to be a valued addition to their concert repertoire.
About Sound Foundations Series
The Sound Foundations and Rising Band Series are carefully written to provide quality programming correlated to the first four semesters of band instruction. The Sound Foundations Series includes publications at two grade levels identifiable by color. The RED Grade .5 Sound Foundations Series is built upon the rhythmic skills and first six notes introduced in most band methods. The BLUE Grade 1 Sound Foundations publications are built on a range of one octave with expanded rhythms and other musical content