Setting © 1982 GIA.
Item #: G-9281 Status: Available
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Separate Instruments: Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello
Tune Name: Mendelssohn
Text Source: Charles Wesley, 1707–1788, alt.
Music Source: Felix Mendelssohn, 1809–1847; setting by Robert J. Powell
Difficulty Level: E/M
For many of us, brass embellishment is an easy default for a celebration like Christmas. A proven master of hymn concertato arrangements for parishes presents us with a stately, dignified, and inspiring version of this carol employing organ and (optional) string quartet.
Liturgical: Christmas Vigil, Christmas Night, Christmas Dawn, Christmas Day
Scored for: Strings
Major Works: Concertato
Number of Pages: 8