Concert band - .5
SKU: CL.023-4409-00 (Based on Joseph Brackett's Simple Gifts)
. Composed by James Swearingen. Young Concert Band. Sound Foundations Series. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR386). Score and parts. Composed 2015. Duration 2 minutes, 31 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.023-4409-00).
Based on the ever-popular folk song "Simple Gifts," this beautiful setting has been created through the use of only six different notes. Swearingen's ability to make a band sound mature beyond their years is a talent that we've all come to appreciate. You can be certain that audiences of all ages will be deeply touched by this highly expressive work. Simply breathtaking!