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Away in a Manger (setting Lovrien)

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David Lovrien

Traditional (arr. William J. Kirkpatrick and Mack Wilberg; setting by David Lovrien)

General Info

Year: 1987 / 2017
Duration: c. 4:00
Difficulty: III-1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Carols
Publisher: Lovebird Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $60.00


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

  • Vibraphone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This lush setting for winds, harp and vibraphone perfectly captures the spirit of Mack Wilberg's famous arrangement for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Soaring oboe and flute solos highlight Kirkpatrick's lesser-known melody, bringing a lustrous glow to a Christmas concert.

- Program Note from publisher

Transcription commissioned by the Hudson Valley Symphonic Wind Ensemble, in memory of Barry Morrison.

- Program Note from score


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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