Away In A Manger For Orff Orchestra

William J. Kirkpatrick Arr. Yvonne Johnson
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A delicate arrangement of this William Kirkpatrick version, scored for 3 melodic Orff percussion and Bass Xyl. There are 3 verses and a coda. The Sop Glock plays the melody throughout, the Alto glock and Alto Met providing the melody or harmony parts. The Bass Xyl plays in its upper range to give the carol a lighter, more music box quality. The coda is played softly and gradually slower as though drifting off to sleep. I hope you enjoy this gentle and much loved Christmas Carol!

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William J. Kirkpatrick Arr. Yvonne Johnson
Year of composition
Year of arrangement
Easy (Grades 1-3)
2 minutes
Orff ensemble
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Instrumental parts

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