African Holy Night

From Wind Repertory Project
Robert W. Smith

Robert W. Smith


General Info

Year: 2017
Duration: c. 2:40
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Carol
Publisher: RWS Music Company, through C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $75.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F
Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Congas
  • Djembe (or Low Tom)
  • Marimba
  • Shekere (or Shaker)
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Vibraphone (optional)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The traditional carol O Holy Night has been reimagined in a completely fresh and creative setting. The percussion section is featured as we are musically transported to the Serengeti and jungles of Africa to explore the well-known seasonal melody in both time and texture.

- Program Note from publisher


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Amarillo (Tx.) Wind Ensemble (Scott Beckett, conductor) - 10 December 2023
  • Maryville (Mo.) High School Band (Tim Gilham, conductor) - 19 December 2022
  • Troy (Mich.) Concert Band – 7 December 2017


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