Text Author: Joseph S. Cook

Arranged by: Chris de Silva

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The traditional 16th-century Christmas hymn “Gaudete” has been arranged by Chris de Silva for SAB voices, winds and percussion. At the center of this piece is the hymn itself surrounded by choral fanfares inviting listeners to rejoice at the birth of Christ, the Son of Mary.

Percussion part is for snare drum.

Series: Christmas

Text Source: Ref. Piae Cantiones, 1582; vv. Joseph S. Cook, 1859–1933

Music Source: Ref. and tune: Piae Cantiones, 1582

Number of Pages: 8

Difficulty Level: E

Vocal Forces: SAB, Assembly

Instrumental parts included: Percussion

Separate Instruments: Flute I, Flute II, Trumpet I in B-flat, Trumpet I in C, Trumpet II in B-flat, Trumpet II in C

Accompaniment: Reduction

Language: English; Latin

Liturgical: Christmas Vigil, Christmas Night, Christmas Dawn, Christmas Day, Epiphany

Season: Christmastide

Scored for: Brass, Mixed Ensemble, Percussion, Woodwinds

Edition Format: Octavo

Copyright: Arr. © 2017 GIA.