Prelude on An American Spiritual
My Lord, What A Mornin' - Full Score and Parts
by Carl Strommen
Concert Band - Sheet Music

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Concert Band Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Chimes, Clarinet 1, Clarinet 2, Clarinet 3, Euphonium, Flute 1, Flute 2, Horn 1, Horn 2, Oboe, Suspended Cymbal, Timpani, Trumpet 1, Trumpet 2, Trumpet 3, Tuba, Vibraphone, alto Clarinet, alto Saxophone 1 and more. - Grade 3-3.5


My Lord, What A Mornin' - Full Score and Parts. Composed by Carl Strommen. Arranged by Carl Strommen. Carl Fischer Concert Performance Series. Score and Set of Parts. With Standard notation. 4+4+2+4+4+4+2+2+2+2+2+2+2+4+4+4+2+2+3+3+2+3+3+2+1+1+12 pages. Carl Fischer Music #CPS13. Published by Carl Fischer Music (CF.CPS13).

ISBN 9780825843600. UPC: 798408043605. 9 X 12 inches. Key: Eb major.

A "Graingeresque" treatment of My Lord What a Mornin', Carl Strommen's beautiful prelude is a lushly scored and harmonized selection that will be an excellent piece for teaching linear phrasing, musicianship, good tone production and intonation. This is a strong choice for contest and concert performances. Duration: 5'.
Commissioned by the South Carolina Chapter of Phi Beta Mu Band Fraternity in honor of Lorraine Paris, Band Director for 47 years at Newberry High School, Newberry, SC.Lorraine Paris is a native of Greenville, South Carolina, where she graduated from Parker High School. She received her B.S. in Music Education from Winthrop College and her M.A. from Furman University. She began her teaching career in 1948 in Newberry, South Carolina, where she taught for the next 47 years until her retirement in 1995. A member of numerous musical organizations, including Phi Beta Mu and the Theta chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, she served as the first president of the South Carolina Band Directors Association and currently serves as their first Executive Secretary-Treasurer.She has been named Outstanding Bandmaster and Outstanding Contributor by the South Carolina Chapter of Phi Beta Mu, and was also named to that organization’s Hall of Fame. Other honors include the South Carolina Career Service Award from ASBDA, the Silver Baton and Scroll of Excellence Awards from WBDNA, and the Band World Legion of Honor. In 1993, she was presented the Key to the City of Newberry, and at her retirement, was awarded the Order of the Palmetto from the State of South Carolina.It is to this legacy that the Phi Beta Mu fraternity commissions Prelude to an American Spiritual and it is Lorraine Paris’ love of the hymn song that prompted this arrangement of My Lord, What a Momin’.