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September 27th

Traditions & Fun: Great New Christmas Arrangements for Young Band

by Ken Tilger – Band Education Specialist – Each year in previewing the new band releases, we keep an ear out… read more

September 26th

Complete Works for Piano: ERIK SATIE

recommended by Barb M., Keyboard and Folk Music Specialist The three volumes of “Complete Works for Piano”… read more

September 28th

NEW: Bastien’s New Traditions, All In One Piano Course

Jane Bastien and her two daughters, Lisa and Lori, have written a new piano method called “New Traditions.” Written… read more

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Title: New Orleans Moment


Voicing/Format: Concert Band
Publisher: Grand Mesa Music Publishers
Composer: Bobrowitz, David
Catalog #: GMM280
Grade: 2 Price: $50.00

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This piece is based on the song Lonesome Road which is an African-American Folk Song probably first sung by Charles Galloway, a black worker on the roads of Virginia. The composer has chosen this song as a vehicle to depict the traditional New Orleans style funeral. A somber procession to the cemetery is followed by joyous music in the jazz style, which takes in the belief that the departed is going to a better world. Your students and audience will have a blast exploring this unique musical tradition of the Big Easy!
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