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Star Carol

From Wind Repertory Project
John Rutter

John Rutter (arr. Noble)


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General Info

Year: 1972 /2012
Duration: c. 2:45
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: bandmusicpdf.net
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $65.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
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-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Harp (optional)
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Glockenspiel
  • Triangle

Choir (optional)


Errata

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Program Notes

For many years, the annual Christmas concert given by The Bach Choir in London's Royal Albert Hall has been a seasonal highlight, not least because for a part of the concert the children of the audience are invited to join the choir onstage to sing carols. In 1971 David Willcocks, as conductor of The Bach Choir, asked John Rutter to write a new carol with a refrain simple enough to be taught to the children onstage and immediately performed by them, together with the adults. Star Carol was the response.

- Program Note from publisher


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