(click voicing to view and
Key of C
Key of F
Blessed Is the Man is
presented in two keys to allow more young singers the opportunity to enjoy this Eugene Butler work. The the key of [C]
arrangement is best suited for an early adolescent all-boys' groups: (Tre, CI CII, B). The key of [F] arrangement works best with a mixed choir: (S,A,C,B). Directors should examine both arrangements to determine the one
that best fits their singers.
four-part variable voicing charts for the
Key of C
and for the
Key of F to determine the additional voicing options with which each arrangement may
Words: Psalm I
Music: Eugene Butler (b.1935)
Arranger: by EB (Key of
F) and Butler/Rich (Key of C)
Voicing: Four-part Variable
Cambiata Press catalog #C97203 (Key of
F) and C97564 (Key of C)
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When you click either key
of Blessed Is the Man you want to hear, you will access an engraved copy of the piece. When the new page
appears, if you haven't already downloaded the scorch plug-in, you will
be asked to do so. This plug-in gives you access to all the scores on
the Cambiata Press website. After the music appears on your
screen, there are TWO WAYS to view and hear it:
the "play" icon and you will hear the piece played electronically, and
as it plays, the cursor will lead your vision through the piece.
Read the text as you listen to the music.
2. Click the
"Hear Choir Audio" link (upper right hand corner) to hear a
choral ensemble sing the piece. Use the Sibelius "page" icon to
move the pages of the engraved copy manually as you listen. Do
not click the "play" icon while the ensemble is singing or you will
hear both renditions simultaneously.
This choral rendition is by
The Cambiata Singers
of the Arkansas Boys Choir
Don L. Collins, Director
(The choir is singing
the arrangement in the Key of F)