Choir part from :030 Opus: The Christ Child

(orig. Chtíc aby spal)

Adam Vaclav Michna z Otradovic d. 1676
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Updated for the 2011 Christmas season to add handbells. This is a simple arrangement of Chtíc aby spal - aka Vánoční noc - by Adam Vaclav Michna z Otradovic, a 17th century composer. The arrangement takes into consideration choirs with limited technical ability.

Some performance options include performing it as written with the choir joining in on the repeat. Additionally it may be performed by soloists only. I recommend a male voice for the first iteration then a female voice for the second essay; joining together for the final phrase. Or (and preferably) a children’s choir can take the tune each time, adding the choir the second time through.

Note: regarding the handbells, they should play the introduction then remain silent until the first ending. And then follow the score on the repeat.

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Adam Vaclav Michna z Otradovic d. 1676
2 minutes
Folk music and Classical music
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