Peace Like A River
Concert band - Grade 0.5
Arranged by R.W. Smith. Young Concert Band. Sound Foundations. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR362). Score and set of parts. Composed 2009. Duration 2 minutes, 25 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.023-3855-00).
Item Number: CL.023-3855-00
A beautiful setting based upon the traditional African-American spiritual, "Peace Like A River" is extremely musical using only the first six notes introduced in most beginning band methods. Lyrical, flowing and musically engaging, this is beginning band literature that will make a difference in your teaching and concert performances.
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