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The First Noel for 3 cellos

By Victor Hely-Hutchinson

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Cello, String Trio, cello I, cello II, cello III - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Victor Hely-Hutchinson. Arranged by Emma Butterworth. 20th Century, Christian, Praise & Worship, Christmas, Children's Music. Score, Set of Parts. 11 pages. Published by Emma Butterworth (S0.463295).

Item Number: S0.463295

A charming and accessible arrangement for three cellos of the Christmas Carol, 'The First Noel'. This arrangement is based on Victor Hely-Hutchinson's intricate counterpoint arrangement of the carol as part of his 'Carol Symphony'. This arrangement also features the haunting melody of The Coventry Carol.

This arrangement was specifically written for a mixed-level group, with the first cello part the most advanced (featuring treble clef and thumb position), tenor clef for the second cello part, and a third cello part that is cleverly crafted to be accessible to more elementary cellists (of Suzuki book 1 or 2 level).

Emma Butterworth is a composer for film and TV and also a successful Suzuki cello teacher. She has an intimate knowledge of how to write for strings, and has written and arranged a vast number of pieces for cellos and strings especially. All pieces have been played and performed.

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