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Liturgical Guitarist: On Jordan's Stormy Banks

Composer
trad.
Year of composition
2005
Arranger
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Solo instrument
Instrumental parts
Not available
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I have taken liberties with the harmonies here by setting the verse in the relative minor. But HEY, it's folk music! Also, I like how the return to the major key reinforces the joyous proclamation, "I am bound for the promised land!" The challenge in arranging this piece was reaching the high notes in measures 6, 14, 22, and 30. Pay close attention there to the fingering and tablature in order to understand the positioning. Practice the slide/shift very slowly at first and it will eventually become smooth at tempo.

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