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OLD CHRISTMAS MUSIC for orchestra
Goodmusic Concert Originals GMCO114

Catalogue Number: GMCO114

Difficulty level: D What's this?

ISMN: 9790222292703

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ORCHESTRATION
2 Flutes (2nd db Piccolo), Oboe, 2 Clarinets in Bb and A, Bassoon, 2 Horns in F, 2 Trumpets in Bb, 3 Trombones, Timpani, Percussion (3 players: Tenor Drum, Snare Drum, Triangle, Tambourine, Tubular Bells, Glockenspiel, Xylophone), Harp, Strings (Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello, Bass)

Old Christmas Music comprises arrangements of seasonal works from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries, in particular featuring two carols by Peter Warlock, scored for strings alone:-
1. Anon. 16th Century: Gaudete (Duration 2 minutes);
2. Peter Warlock: The First Mercy (Duration 2½ minutes);
3. French trad.: Bring a Torch (Duration 1½ minutes);
4. Peter Warlock: Bethlehem Down (Duration 4 minutes);
5. Mykola Leontovych: Carol of the Bells (Duration 2 minutes)

A recording of this work along with other Christmas music is available on a Naxos CD entitled "Another Night Before Christmas" (8.572744) played by the Royal Ballet Sinfonia conducted by Gavin Sutherland.
A PACK comprises one full score, string parts 4/4/3/4/2 and all wind, brass and percussion parts.
Duration 12 minutes

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