World's Largest Sheet Music Selection

21141076
21141076
21141076

On Jordan's Stormy Banks - Flex Orchestra

By From Southern Harmony

Be the first! Write a Review
https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/on-jordan-s-stormy-banks-flex-orchestra-digital-sheet-music/21141076

Piano Accompaniment, String Duet, String Trio, String Quartet, String Orchestra - Easy/Beginner - Digital Download
Composed by From Southern Harmony. Arranged by Kristin Campbell. Christian, General Worship, Folk, Americana. Piano Reduction, Score, Set of Parts. 32 pages. Published by Kristin Coleman Campbell (S0.483435).

Item Number: S0.483435

     The Flex Orchestra Series are arrangements that can flex to the instrumentation that is available in your context. This series was born out of a desire to have beginning players participate in worship and play along side more experienced players. These arrangements are written with a melody part in each instrument's clef. The melody part is the same from instrument to instrument with slight variations in register. Along with the melody part is a harmony part or ensemble part. Unlike the melody parts, each ensemble part is unique to that instrument. The piano accompaniment is the "glue" that holds it all together. This arrangement to be played as a solo with accompaniment, or any combination duet, trio, quartet or quintet with piano accompaniment. By having one or more instruments play the melody part, and then add any other instrument on their ensemble part.


    The melody part is overall the easiest or simplest part. The ensemble parts can be a little more techincal. These techniques would include harder string crossings, and some position work. 

      This scoring flexiblity allows less-experienced players of any stringed instrument to play the melody part, and the more-experienced string players to play their instrument's ensemble part. This allows all levels of string players to play together any combination.    

    On Jordan's Stormy Banks, the American hymn tune, PROMISED LAND, dates back to the early 1800's. It is originally found in a hymnal that was used in the singing schools that were prevalent throughout the southern United States. This arrangement has a fiddle-tune like flavor and uses some open string double stops in an opening motif, hinting at its roots in the folk song tradition. The melody part is can be played in first position entirely. Your players are sure to have fun with the double-stops, finger slides, sounded glissandos and rhythmic patterns that are sure to have you tapping your toe.


About SMP Press

This product was created by a member of SMP Press, our global community of independent composers, arrangers, and songwriters. Our independent musicians have created unique compositions and arrangements for the Sheet Music Plus community, many of which are not available anywhere else.

Click here to see more titles from these independent creators and to learn more about SMP Press.

Please note this product may not be eligible for all sales, promotions or coupons offered through Sheet Music Plus - please check promotional details for specifics.

About Digital Downloads

Digital Downloads are downloadable sheet music files that can be viewed directly on your computer, tablet or mobile device. Once you download your digital sheet music, you can view and print it at home, school, or anywhere you want to make music, and you don’t have to be connected to the internet. Just purchase, download and play!

PLEASE NOTE: Your Digital Download will have a watermark at the bottom of each page that will include your name, purchase date and number of copies purchased. You are only authorized to print the number of copies that you have purchased. You may not digitally distribute or print more copies than purchased for use (i.e., you may not print or digitally distribute individual copies to friends or students).

Buy Together

$7.99

+

$69.99

Buy both for $77.98

[ { "catalogRefId":"21141076", "quantity":"1" }, { "catalogRefId":"20183034", "quantity":"1" } ]
AddtoCart Digital
20183034
Close X

By signing up you consent with the terms in our Privacy Policy

I am a music teacher.