Please turn to number 44 and join with the clarinets in “Long Ago and Far Away”.
First Line: Long Ago and Far Away
Name: RESONET IN LAUDIBUS.
Meter: Irregular. With Refrain.
Tempo: Brightly in unison
Music: German Carol Melody, 14th Century
Harm. by R. Vaughn Williams, 1872-1958
Text: Edward Traill Horn, III, 1909-
Written for this Book
Refrain XV cent., German, Tr. Oxford Book of Carols
Another well known composer providing Harmonization to this hymn. From the Wikipedia:
Ralph Vaughan Williams OM (i/ˈreɪf ˌvɔːn ˈwɪljəmz/[n 1] 12 October 1872 – 26 August 1958) was an English composer. His works include operas, ballets, chamber music, secular and religious vocal pieces and orchestral compositions including nine symphonies, written over nearly fifty years. Strongly influenced by Tudor music and English folk-song, his output marked a decisive break in British music from its German-dominated style of the 19th century.
I wasn’t sure about this hymn when I first listened to the sounds from the arranging software, or, indeed the first couple times I played through. The harmonies are kind of delicate and it is quite a bit more complicated than the usual hymns. Almost a small choral piece, more than a hymn.
Clarinet Arrangement: 044-longagoandfaraway
But eventually, when I got the phrasing worked out, I really liked it. Another hymn I don’t remember hearing as a child.
The usual, at this point, method. Doubled all parts, applied Audacity “Large Room” Reverb Effect.