Transeamus usque Bethlehem

Let Us Go to Bethlehem

Josef Schnabel

Editor: Richard Proulx

Ed. © 2004 GIA.

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Vocal Forces: SATB

Accompaniment: Organ

Separate Instruments: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet in B-flat, Horn in F I, Horn in F II, Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello, Bass

Text Source: Anonymous

Series: Ars Antiqua

Difficulty Level: E/M

Description:

A delightful early eighteenth-century “mini-drama” by a German composer, still popular in Germany today. The low male voices are the shepherds, who are later joined by tenors and trebles as the angels singing “Gloria in excelsis.”  Can be done with organ accompaniment alone, or dressed up with string quintet and winds for a glorious and joyful Christmas work.

Flute, Oboe, Clarinet in b-flat and two horns in f parts are optional.
Clarinet in b-flat can be substituted for oboe.

Categories: Choral Vocal

Seasonal: Christmastide

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

Scored for: Brass, Mixed Ensemble, Strings, Woodwinds

Style: Classical

Ensemble/Orchestration: Quintet

Number of Pages: 12

Language: Latin

Format: Octavo

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