2-part treble choir (SATB), Organ, flute, handbells (3-octaves), piano/synthesizer (optional flute 2 & bell tree) (2-part) - Late Intermediate to Advanced
Composed by Michael Praetorius (1571-1621) and Robert Scholz. Arranged by Michael Praetorius. Advanced/Collegiate. Catholic Year A Advent2; Catholic Year A Immaculate Conception; Catholic Year A Advent4; Year A Advent2. Annunciation, Christmas, Christmas-Sacred. Choral score. MorningStar Music Publishers #50-1034. Published by MorningStar Music Publishers (MN.50-1034).
Item Number: MN.50-1034
Traditional Praetorius setting surrounded by two other German chorales,A Great and Mighty Wonder andThis Night a Wondrous Revelation. Instruments provide shimmering ethereal atmosphere. Choir parts never more difficult than Praetorius setting. May be used as processional or antiphonal treble choir/mixed choir anthem. Required instruments (Flute, Handbells, Piano or Synthesizer, and Organ) plus opt. Flute II and Bell Tree, play from Choir Score. Optional full orchestral instruments available separately.
Instrumental Parts include: Piano, Flutes I and II, Oboes I and II, Clarinets I and II in A, Bassoons I and II, Horns I and III, Horns II and IV, Trumpets I and II in B-flat, Trombones I and II, Contrabassoon/Bass Clarinet, Harp, Bell Tree and Finger Cymbals, Glockenspiel, Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello, Bass.