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Wassail, Wassail All Over Town

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David Marlatt

Traditional carol arranged by David Marlatt


Subtitle: Gloucestershire Wassail


General Info

Year: 2011
Duration: c. 3:30
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Eighth Note Publications
Cost: Score and Parts - $65.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
E-flat Soprano 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-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Bells
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Tom-Tom
  • Triangle


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Wassailing songs are among the most popular of the secular holiday songs of Christmas. The tradition of "wassailing" refers to townsfolk going door to door, singing and drinking to the health of those whom they visit. This is basically what we know as "caroling."

- Program Note from publisher


Media


State Ratings

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Performances

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  • Encore Concert Band (Mokena, Ill.) (Bill Schuetter, conductor) - 14 December 2014


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Resources

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