Mendelssohn Motets: 1 Weihnachten [Christmas Day]

Felix Mendelssohn arr. David Grace
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The first of six 8-part motets arranged for brass set around the Christian year. This relates to Christmas Day. Some doubling of parts allows for variations in instrumentation.

Score ID
Felix Mendelssohn arr. David Grace
Year of composition
Year of arrangement
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
1 minute
Brass band
Classical music
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