Unto Us A Boy Is Born (Christmas) - Concert Band

Composer
Piae Cantiones 1582 Arranged by Brendan Elliget MAGA 537
Arranger
Year of arrangement
2011
Lyricist
Piae Cantiones
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Other
Instrumentation
Concert band / wind band
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Puer nobis nascitur, usually translated as Unto Us is Born a Son or Unto Us A Boy Is Born, is a medieval Christmas carol found in a number of manuscript sources - the 14th century German Moosburg Gradual and a 15th century Trier manuscript. The Moosburg Gradual itself contained a number of melodies derived from the 12 and 13th century organum repertories of Notre Dame de Paris and the Abbey of Saint Martial, Limoges, suggesting that its antiquity may be much greater. [Wikipedia]

This version for concert band is designed to accompany all 5 traditional verses, with variations in both accompaniment and harmony in each verse.. An optional piano/keyboards part is also available to print. As always listen to the MP3!

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