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Come Home - Unity Series

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This new arrangement "Come Home" is based on the hymn by Will L. Thompson "Softly and Tenderly Jesus is Calling"

Unity Series is scored for nine parts: 1st and 2nd cornets, 1st and 2nd horns, Baritone, Euphonium, Eb and Bb Bass, and Percussion. The horn parts are for Eb Alto horns. There are also parts included for Horns in F. The baritone, euphonium, and tuba parts are traditionally in transposed treble clef (for Bb instruments). Bass clef parts for these low brass instruments are provided as well (concert pitch).

Now for the backstory of how this arrangement was conceived. Recently I was thinking about how the global pandemic affected Christian churches worldwide. Most churches closed their doors, and replace their services with a weekly streaming video service. Now that most churches have reopened, I've observed that many people have still not returned. I believe that close interaction with other believers and corporate worship is the backbone of the church, and it can't be duplicated with online videos. I recalled this old song which simply says that Jesus is (still) calling for you and for me, just "Come Home, you who are weary, Come Home". I hope this short hymn will be a blessing to you. Let me know if your brass group decides to play this and I'd be happy to post a companion video to this scrolling score video.

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Except where otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

© 2023 Gerry Shoults Music