Alto Clarinet in Eb part from Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Clarinet Choir)

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Full details

This arrangement may be played with or without choir. It has a Fanfare which may be played at the start of the piece or before the final verse, in which case use the last 2 bars of verse 1 as an introduction.

If playing with a choir, Verses 1 and 2 may be sung in traditional (Mendelssohn's) four part harmony. The harmonies will fit even though the instrumental parts are developed. The final verse should be sung in unison with the optional descant part.

The Clarinet Choir may consist of as few as 6 Bb Clarinets and 2 Bass Clarinets, as the Bb and Alto parts are covered by special Bb parts, and the Contra parts are optional. Bass Clarinet 2 is essential and Bass Clarinet 1 is not intended to be optional although the arrangement will work without it if you have no choice.

Music and original harmonies by Mendelssohn Fanfare, descant and arrangement by Alun Cook
3 minutes
Classical music

For anything not permitted by the above licence then you should contact the publisher first to obtain permission.

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