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Old Brenton Carol

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Gustav Holst
Robert W. Smith

Gustav Holst (setting Robert W Smith)


This work is the first movement of the Holst Winter Suite.


General Info

Year: 1910/2001
Duration: c. 2:00
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Music

Cost: Score and Parts - $70.00   |   Score Only - $9.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
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
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle
  • Wind Chimes


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Old Brenton Carol is based upon Come Ye Lofty, which was originally harmonized by Gustav Holst in 1910. The original Holst setting was included in his Christmas Day for chorus and orchestra.

Inspired by the many works of Gustav Holst, Robert W. Smith has provided this setting for concert band. The work is dedicated to the memory of Ms. Alta Sue Hawkins, a gifted musician and teacher, who first introduced Mr. Smith to the sacred works of Holst.

-Program Note from score


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