Crown Him With Many Crowns by James Swearingen. Concert band. Heritage of the March Series. Audio recording available separately (items CL.WFR196 & CL.WFR191). Sacred. Grade 3. Score and set of parts. Composed 1999. Duration 2 minutes, 54 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.012-2990-00).
Beginning with a bold and majestic fanfare, Swearingen then takes the band through a succession of rich, lush harmonizations of the famous hymn before building to a magnificent ending. Includes an optional part for organ. A perfect vehicle to develop expressive playing, tone control and phrasing concepts.