Sheep May Safely Graze composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Arranged by Alfred Reed. Concert band. Bach Series arranged by Alfred Reed. Audio recording available separately (items CL.WFR129, CL.WFR190 & CL.WFR184). Sacred, Transcription. Grade 3. Score and set of parts. Composed 1981. Duration 6 minutes, 53 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.012-1953-00).
Probably Bach's most pastoral composition. Despite its original appearance as part of a virile hunting cantata, this gentle aria remains one of the composer's most beloved and most frequently performed works.
About Bach Series arranged by Alfred Reed
Masterful settings for concert band by the venerable Alfred Reed, these works have been scored to achieve richness and beauty without detracting from the textural construction created by Bach himself. Marvelous educational and program material!