The Noel and the Ivy - A christmas Prelude for Full Orchestra

A cheerful concert piece that alternates and eventually combines "The First Noel" and "The Holly and the Ivy" (there is also a version for small orchestra)

The style is British 20th century, at times in the style of Grainger

Trumpet parts: the first trumpet part has some very high notes in it that would tax an inexperienced player so I have also made an alternative that might be more appropriate for the enthusiastic amateur.

Bassoon: an alternative, modified Tenor saxophone part is offered. Tuba: This part could alternatively be played by a Bass Trombone.

As ever, there are no charges or limitations on performance (although I would love to hear if it was performed) and obviously photocopying permission is freely given.

Any problems, email me.

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