TTBB choir, piano or organ or brass quintet/percussion or brass ensemble/percussion or full orchestra (Full orchestra: 3(1.2.pic) 3(1.2.Eh) 3(1.2.Bcl) 3(1.2.Cbsn) - 4331 - T+3, Harp, Strings
Reduced orchestra: 2(1/pic.2) 1 2 1 - 2220 - T+1, Harp, Strings
Brass Ensemble: Trumpet 1-2 (B-flat), Horn 1-2, Trombone 1-2, Tuba (optional), Timp)
Composed by Randol Alan Bass. Multi-Movement/Large Choral Work. Christmas, Sacred, 21st Century. Choral score. Randol Bass Music #RBM-101a. Published by Randol Bass Music (EC.RBM-101A).
Item Number: EC.RBM-101A
This composition was written for the New York Pops Orchestra in 1990 and has subsequently been extensively programmed by professional and non-professional musical ensembles in varied performance venues. It is a rhythmic yet lyrical setting of the liturgical Latin text which has been used with much success on both Holiday and general-purpose programs.
This work was originally scored for SATB chorus and large orchestra: WWs in 3s, no organ required. No soloists.
Instrumentation:Brass Ensemble: 2 hn, 2 tpt, 2 tbn, tuba, 2 perc, organ (Perc: triangle, timp, susp cymb, snare drum, chimes or bells, wind chimes, tambourine) *Organ part for both Brass versions are the same.