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Let Thy Spirit

By Pavel Grigorievich Chesnokov

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Concert band (Flute 1/2, Oboe 1/2, Clarinet in Bb 1/2, Clarinet in Bb 3, Bass Clarinet, Alto Saxophone 1/2, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Bassoon, Horn in F 1/2, Trumpet in Bb 1, Trumpet in Bb 2/3, Trombone 1/2, Trombone 3 or Bass Trombone, Euphonium, (Baritone ) - grade 2
Composed by Pavel Grigorievich Chesnokov (1877-1944). Arranged by G. Gackstatter. Band Music. Score only. Duration 2:45. Published by C. Alan Publications (CN.11281).

Item Number: CN.11281

A beautiful setting "Salvation is Created." Gary Gackstatter's arrangement of Tschesnokoff's most famous hymn is lovely and accessible.

Pavel Tschesnokoff (1877-1944) was a leading composer of Russian church music until the formation of the Soviet Union in 1917, at which point all composition of sacred music in Russia came to a halt. Tschesnokoff's music was not performed publicly again until 1991, long after his death. With the dissolution of the Soviet Union, there was a resurgence of music, particularly of choral groups, in the Russian Orthodox Church, and many congregations favored familiar compositions from the pre-Revolutionary years, such as 'Salvation is Created,' Tschesnokoff's most famous hymn. The text of the hymn is as follows: Let Thy Holy Spirit come upon us on earth, Alleluia, Alleluia! 'Gary Gackstatter.

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