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Carol Brittin Chambers

Carol Brittin Chambers

Subtitle: Based on a Puerto Rican Carol

General Info

Year: 2015
Duration: c. 3:00
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Carl Fischer
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $125.00; (digital) - $125.00   |   Score Only (print) - $12.00


Full Score
Flute I-II
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
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-III
Bass Trombone
Percussion I-II-III-IV-V, including:

  • Bells
  • Bongos
  • Conga
  • Cowbell
  • Egg Shaker
  • Guiro
  • Maracas
  • Marimba
  • Rainstick
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Timbales
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Wind Chimes


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This setting of a Puerto Rican carol for concert band initially gives the effect of a smaller, more intimate traditional ensemble. Various combinations of instruments, colors, textures and rhythms are explored, showcasing the many sonic colors available with concert band instrumentation.

- Program Note by publisher

Commercial Discography

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State Ratings

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To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Sacramento (Calif.) Symphonic Winds (Tim Smith conductor) – 8 December 2019
  • Cerritos (Calif.) College Concert Band (David Betancourt, conductor) - 12 March 2016 (2016 Sutherland Wind Festival (Fresno, Calif.)

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