Creator of the Starry Height (Conditor alme): Instrumental prelude for flute, oboe, guitar and keyboard

Composer
trad.
Year of composition
1400
Year of arrangement
2006
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Other
Instrumentation
Quartet
Instrumental parts
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The lovely Advent chant is here arranged for mixed instruments. I have framed it with the opening bars of that trumpet call to Advent watchfulness, Wake O wake, a voice is calling, which returns more quietly at the end. Please contact me for different instrumental parts. This arrangement would work particularly well with violins taking the flute and oboe parts.

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