Away in a Manger (G) (Flute Quintet)
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Composed by James R. Murray. Arranged by Regis Bookshar. Christmas,Instructional,Standards. 10 pages. Regis Bookshar #6658475. Published by Regis Bookshar (A0.814008).

Flute Quintet - Intermediate - Digital Download. This arrangement of "Away in a Manger", would be a fine addition to any music library and could be performed for Christmas concerts, recitals and church services. It is equally suitable for junior and senior high school students, and, depending on their ability, even younger students, too. Included are a score and a complete set of parts (10 pages). This selection is one of the many arrangements from The Regis Bookshar Trumpet Ensemble's extensive music library which are being made available for the first time.

"Away in a Manger" is one of the most popular Christmas carols and there are a number of musical settings of it. The most popular musical setting of it in the United States is the tune commonly known as "Mueller". It was composed by James R. Murray and was first published under the name "Luther's Cradle Hymn", in his collection Dainty Songs for Little Lads and Lasses, in 1887. It was intended for use in kindergarten, school and home.

In this selection, Regis Bookshar has arranged three verses of this popular Christmas carol for a Flute Quintet. The first verse is a traditional setting of the tune while the second verse has a more complex accompaniment. The third verse also includes a descant. Between the second and third verses, he has included a short interlude. In addition to this arrangement for a Flute Quintet, there are also other Quintet arrangements of "Away in a Manger" for a variety of instrumental ensembles, as well as quite a few other Christmas selections, readily available for purchase. Please take the time to look for other versions of this composition and other selections. You may find something else that may also suit your needs.

I would also encourage you to search for other arrangements by Regis Bookshar, as well, as there are numerous arrangements in a wide variety of styles, also available for purchase. You may find something else which might interest you. Please continue to check periodically because new arrangements are being added as often as possible. I'm certain that this wonderful arrangement of "Away in a Manger" will continue to entertain both performers and audiences alike for years to come.

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