Come, Sweet Death
Concert band - Grade 3
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Arranged by Alfred Reed. Bach Series arranged by Alfred Reed. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR322). Sacred, Transcription. Score and set of parts. Composed 1976. Duration 3 minutes, 55 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.012-1940-00).
Item Number: CL.012-1940-00
This is certainly one of the most beloved and widely sung of all the many great chorales. Richness of texture, singing lines, and deep feeling make the present instrumental setting an unforgettable experience for both performers and audiences. Alfred Reed's transcription of this true Bach favorite is a perfect selection for concert use, your audience will give your stir your audience each time it is performed.
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!