1861Item #: HL.04002258
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Composed by Jonathan Newman.
Eric Whitacre Concert Band. Voicing/Format: Score & Parts. 9x11 inches. Published by Hal Leonard. (HL.04002258)
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1861 is a lyric hymn/fantasia for young concert bands, based on the beautiful 19th century Anglican hymn Lead Me, Lord (written in 1861 by Charles Sebastian Wesley). The hymn itself features a gorgeous melodic line over biting harmonies and striking counterpoint, and provides the pillars for this work. First is a soloistic treatment, followed with a dramatic full band tutti, and finally a section of evocative humming. Throughout are unique textures and colorful improvisitory accompaniments.