On This Day Earth Shall Ring

On This Day Earth Shall Ring
Festive Processional on Personent Hodie

Melody from Piae Cantiones (1582) / arr. Scott Watson (BMI) Concert Band Conductor Score Grade: 3 available in SmartMusicavailable in SmartMusic Item: 00-49516S
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The 14th-century carol, "Personent hodie," is both mysterious and powerful. On This Day Earth Shall Ring---a festive processional on the ancient melody arranged by Scott Watson---explores both aspects. Beginning quietly, the modal tune emerges over a chant drone with rustic, medieval percussion. Before long, the piece takes on the joyous character alluded to in the tune's most familiar English text setting, "On This Day Earth Shall Ring" (written by composer, Jane Joseph, a student of Gustav Holst). As the work draws to an ebullient close, all the stops are pulled with resounding brass and ringing metallic percussion! Whether used as a striking concert opener or a jubilant final selection, On This Day Earth Shall Ring will add festive élan to your winter/holiday program! (3:28) This title is available in SmartMusic.

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Series: Young Symphonic
Arranged by: Scott Watson
Ensemble: Concert Band
Format: Conductor Score
Item Number: 00-49516S
ISBN 10: 1-4706-4953-5
ISBN 13: 978-1-4706-4953-1
UPC: 038081570310

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