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Behold a Ladder Set Up On the Earth
Frank McKinney
Difficulty: Grade 3.5 Order Code: CB224483
Duration: 5:40 Price: $80.00

This composition touches upon both the thoughtful meditation and the emotional response to the lyrics of the African American slave spiritual We Are Climbing Jacob s Ladder. There are abundant opportunities for both sensitive and robust musical moments. A variation of the well-known theme is stated in the opening Adagio trumpet solo and then repeated several times throughout the piece. A more upbeat Allegro variation then enters before the familiar tune is finally introduced calmly by the bassoon. The climactic Religioso section presents the main theme in all of its call and response glory.


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