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Grant Us Your Peace (Easy Bowed Psaltery Solo with Piano Accompaniment)
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By Sharon Wilson

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C Instrument, Folk Instrument, Instrumental Solo, Piano, Treble Clef Instrument, Zither - Level 2 - Digital Download
By Sharon Wilson. By Traditional. Arranged by Sharon Wilson. Classical, Renaissance, Sacred, Standards, Traditional. Score and individual part. 7 pages. Sharon Wilson #6509679. Published by Sharon Wilson (A0.565899).

Item Number: A0.565899

Here is an easy instrumental duet arrangement (for BOWED PSALTERY solo with PIANO accompaniment) of the traditional praise chorus "Grant Us Your Peace." Many will also recognize this ancient tune by its Latin lyrics "Dona Nobis Pacem." The psaltery part was designed for a beginning psaltery player and is written in the key of F major with only 1 flat (B♭ = A♯). The piano accompaniment is at the intermediate level.

To assist those new to reading music notation, two solo parts are included: one is the standard music notation and includes the lyrics for sing along enjoyment. The second solo part is identical to the standard music but instead of lyrics, the note names are provided below each note (example A, B, C…).

Since this song is so short, the PIANO introduction is the first verse. For the second time through the song, the PSALTERY plays the melody followed by playing harmony while the PIANO again leads with the melody. The song concludes with the PSALTERY playing the melody again while the PIANO adds another unique accompaniment.

A piano accompaniment and/or rehearsal track (MP3 format) is available for this arrangement as a separate purchase: "Grant Us Your Peace (Piano Accompaniment Track for Easy Bowed Psaltery Solo)."

The range of a typical soprano psaltery is two octaves beginning with the G above middle C (G4). However, since some psalteries have fewer than 25 strings, the range for this song is less than 2 octaves. Also, the notes are written an octave lower on the staff so they are easier to read and learn for beginner musicians. The notated range for this song is C4 (middle C) to D5 (first D above middle C).

The purchase price includes a combined score (grand staff, 3-stave) with both parts (PSALTERY and PIANO) on each page, plus 2 options for the 1-staff solo part (one with lyrics, one with alphabetic note names). The solo part could also be played by other instruments with the same range such as a violin.

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