A Simple Song (from Mass) composed by Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) and Stephen Schwartz. Arranged by Michael Sweeney. For Concert Band (Score & Parts). Boosey & Hawkes Concert Band. Grade 3. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48020910).
From Leonard Bernstein's masterwork Mass, this tuneful ballad has become its best-known and most often recorded song. Here is a beautifully poignant setting for band, authentically transcribed by Michael Sweeney, that features a trumpet soloist (or flugelhorn) as well as short solo spots for baritone or trombone. (Grade 3).