Will The Circle Be Unbroken (piano or keyboard quartet)

Composer
traditional
Year of composition
2000
Arranger
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
3 minutes
Genre
World music
Instrumentation
Quartet of Pianos
Instrumental parts
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This traditional gospel tune has been arranged for four pianos or four electronic keyboards. If using keyboards, experiment with other instrument settings for the various parts. This arrangement is not difficult for each part; however, the challenge lies in putting it all together! Part 3 requires the quickest and steadiest fingers. This is published in the complete score and in the four separate parts. The score is enlarged for the parts for easier reading. There is now also a solo piano version of this piece: Will the Circle Be Unbroken (solo). See associated scores below.

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