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Christmas Day-Gustav Holst-FLUTE CHOIR QUARTET (2 Flutes; Alto Flute and Bass Flute) - Advance Intermediate

By Gustav Holst

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Flute, Woodwind Quartet, Woodwind Choir or Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra, Flute Choir Quartet (2 Flutes; Alto Flute and Bass Flute) - Advanced Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Gustav Holst (1874-1934). Arranged by Raymond Fenech. 20th Century, Christian, Classroom, Christmas, New Year's. Set of Parts. 31 pages. Published by Raymond Fenech (S0.387809).

Item Number: S0.387809

Christmas Day is a choral fantasy on old carols, was written in1910.  It was originally composed forSATB with parts for a sizeable orchestra. It lasts for about seven minutes. Thework was dedicated ‘To the music students of Morley College’. Apparently it wasextremely well-received and had a further presentation on 18 February at amusic students’ ‘Tea and Social’ event. A number of well-known carols are usedin this ‘fantasy.’ Throughout the piece, the composer makes use of ‘God restyou merry gentlemen,’ ‘The First Nowell’ and a traditional melody derived fromBrittany used to set the words ‘Come ye lofty; come ye lonely.’

The Duration is approx. 6.16minutes and the level is Advanced Intermediate.

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