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A Christmas Overture (Brass Band/Score)

Nigel Hess

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Nigel Hess’ vivacious and colourful A Christmas Overture, originally commissioned as an orchestral work by John Rutter for his 2007 Christmas Festival, proved an instant success with audience and orchestra alike. Traditional carols, skilfully juxtaposed and interwoven, provide the thematic material. These include: Ding Dong! Merrily On High; Il Est Né Le Divin Enfant; Infant Holy, Infant Lowly; Personent Hodie; We Wish You A Merry Christmas and Angels From The Realms Of Glory, which brings the overture to a majestic close. Fragments of other carols appear along the way to enrich the texture of what is surely one of the most attractive pieces written for the festive season.

Brass Band Grade 4/5.

Duration: 7 minutes, 30 seconds

Publisher: Faber Music

ISBN: 0571571336

Item Code: 0571571336

Price: £9.99
Availability:In stock Territory restrictions apply, see Add. Info

Genre(s): Christmas

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Grade(s): Grade 4, Grade 5

Series: Faber Brass Band Series

Score/Parts: Score

Territories: Item available Worldwide

Instruments:
  • Brass Band
Contents:
  1. Ding Dong! Merrily On High
  2. Il Est Né Le Divin Enfant
  3. Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
  4. Personent Hodie
  5. We Wish You A Merry Christmas
  6. Angels From The Realms Of Glory