Go Tell It on the Mountain for String Orchestra
Title: Go Tell It on the Mountain
Instrumentation: Student string orchestra
Arranger: Janice L. McAllister
Parts: 8 Vn 1; 8 Vn 2; 5 Vn 3 (dbl Va); 5 Va; 5 Co; 5 SB; Piano; Score
A spirited arrangement and perfect for second year orchestras! Includes some foot stomping and finger tapping, not to mention a few high 5's here and there. A hint of fiddling is also thrown in to bring the piece to a grand close. Starts in G major, modulates to C major, then moves into D major.