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Easter Fanfare (based on ’Now the green blade riseth’) for fl, ob, alto sax, bass guitar + keyboard.

Composer
trad.
Year of composition
1750
Year of arrangement
2006
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Other
Instrumentation
Quartet
Instrumental parts
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This Fanfare is an arrangement of the French traditional Christmas/Easter carol Noel nouvelet (Now the green blade riseth) for exuberant pianist, mixed winds and bass guitar (the latter is optional, and can play from the full score). At its climax it modulates briefly into ’Jesus Christ is risen today’(Easter Hymn). My arrangement reflects the instruments we had available this Easter (2006); but it could be adapted - and extended - to include any combination, with keyboard.

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