Repton (Dear Lord & Father) - singable versions

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by Alec Gallagher, May 1, 2012.

  1. Hi there

    I need a version of Repton that can be sung to by a congregation. The Eric Banks and Gavin Somerset versions change key half way through which makes them unsuitable. Peter Graham's version stays in the same key - is anyone familiar with this arrangement, is it suitable for singing along to? Or does anyone know of any other singable versions?

    Thanks

    Alec
     
  2. Tubby

    Tubby Member

    You could see if your local SA band has any old tune books the tune is in there?
     
  3. agodwin

    agodwin New Member

    Repton

    Why not just repeat the first verse in the Eric Banks version?
     
  4. slaidpog

    slaidpog New Member

    Wright & Round's "99 Hymns for Brass Band" has Repton in the collection.
    (The blue book, not the red one)
     
  5. Thanks very much for your replies.
     
  6. DRW

    DRW New Member

    I've done a transcription straight from a hymn book if that's any help.
     
  7. fsteers

    fsteers Member

    There's an arrangement for brass band and voice by Alun Cook on Score Exchange. Price is US$6: roughly £3.7. You can preview the score and parts and listen to an MP3 rendering.
     
  8. P_S_Price

    P_S_Price Member

    Its in the new SA Tune book too. These are available from SP&S but a full set is quite expensive (But you do get a lot of tunes.
     
  9. Andy_Euph

    Andy_Euph Active Member

    The PG version was done for Songs of Praise (i think), so would have thought it'd be fine.
     

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