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Handel’s Messiah - Six Festive Choruses for Brass Ensemble

Composer
G. F. Handel
Year of composition
1741
Arranger
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
25 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Brass quartet
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Six choruses from Messiah have been arranged for ten-piece brass ensemble with timpani. In order, they are:

1. For Unto Us a Child is Born 2. And The Glory of The Lord 3. All We Like Sheep Have Gone Astray 4. Let Us Break His Bonds Asunder 5. Hallelujah! 6. Worthy is The Lamb That Was Slain

Orchestration: four trumpets, horn, three trombones, bass trombone, tuba and timpani. A piccolo trumpet is specified for Trumpet 1 (part in B-flat) and an E-flat trumpet for Trumpet 2.

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