Choir & instruments

Choir & instruments

 

A special event is the cooperation of choir and orchestra. Here you will find arrangements with a more or less proportion of choir. Also pieces with only one vocal part or a few of instruments are presented here.

All choral parts are doubled by instruments, so that also a performance without any vocal voices is possible.


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Product no.: 0381

This instrumental version of this well-known Christmas hymn is supplemented by a two-part choir (Soprano & Alto). Lyrics in German, English and French. The piece will surely be a big enrichment of your Christmas music. Hörbeispiel - Audio example

Level: medium.

20.00 *


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Product no.: 0384

Most people know the melody of 'greensleeves'. But only a few realize it as an English Christmas carol of the 19 th century.
Here a version for youth orchestra and two part choir (ad. lib.). The impressive melody is borderd by an imitatoric prelude and interludes increased magnificently by a colorful instrumentation. A fine new discovery for your Christmas concert! Hörbeispiel - Audio example

Level: medium,

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Product no.: 0330

"Cantique de Noël" is a well-known Christmas carol composed by Adolphe Adam in 1847 to the French poem "Minuit, chrétiens" (Midnight, Christians) by Placide Cappeau (1808–1877).

This instrumental version has three sections. In the last you can use also a four-part mixed choir (ad lib). By the colorful instrumentation and the impressive technique of increase this anthemic piece will be a highlight in your Christmas concert.Hörbeispiel - Audio example

Level: medium.

30.00 *


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Product no.: 0263

Bachs Christmas oratorio in a new form: Four concertant composed final chorals with instrumental setting of the choir parts. Contained are all choir parts in original and can replace the instruments or sung as colla parte.Hörbeispiel - Audio example

Level: medium.

35.00 *


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Product no.: 0194

This piece - in Germany known as Advent carol - is based on choral movements from Handels oratorios Judas Maccabäus and Joshua. The new lyrics are by Friedrich Heinrich Ranke (1798–1876). The current ensemble version has a short introduction and three verses. Here is also a four-part mixed choir possible (ad libitum). Pedagogical suitable for introduction in the baroque oratorio.Hörbeispiel - Audio example

Level: easy - medium.

15.00 *
Product no.: 0375

A great medley about seven well known themes by Ludwig van Beethoven (Missa solemnis, Symphony No.3, Pathetique, Sonata op. 27,2, Symphony No.7, Symphony No.1, Symphony No.9). Built as a classical four-movement symphony. Particularly impressive is the reinforcement by the choir, which gives a very festive atmosphere to the piece. Hörbeispiel - Audio example: Teil 1 - First part  Hörbeispiel - Audio example: Teil 2 - Second part

Level: advanced

Video: Beethoven-Musikschule, Mödling

120.00 *


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Product no.: 0192

This grandiose composition is processing the christmas choral "Vom Himmel hoch" in thematically several ways. First in a gloomy minor key, it lights up more and more. At the end the whole piece and the choral - supported by a  four-part choir and organ - shines in all it's glory.Hörbeispiel - Audio example

75.00 *


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Product no.: 0211

In this version for youth orchestra the 6 christmas songs of  Peter Cornelius get an absolutely new and surprising sound. The solo part can be performed by instruments  (flute, oboe, clarinet Bb) or voices (also choir). Different mixtures are possible. Also included are the first two versions of "The Shepherds" and "The Kings".Hörbeispiel - Audio example

1.Christbaum, 2a. Die Hirten (1:40), 2b. Die Hirten (2:55) , 3a. Die Könige (4:51), 3b. Die Könige (6:04), 4. Simeon (8:22), 5. Christus der Kinderfreund (10:40), 6. Christkind (13:02).

Level: medium




 

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Product no.: 0372

Here a retexted version of the Coronation Anthem Zadok the Priest according to baroque contrafaction. It is one of the four anthems, which were composed commisioned by King George II for his coronation in 1727.

This is a large-scale piece in three parts with magnificent increase and splendid last part, which remembers to the Hallelujah choir from Messiah. The facilitated version for youth orchestra and choir is surely an enrichment for your Christmas concert! Hörbeispiel - Audio example

 

Level: advanced

40.00 *


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Product no.: 0196

By a prelude, interludes and a colourful figuration the well known choir piece of Handel becomes a magnicifent composition for your Christmas concerto.Hörbeispiel - Audio example

Level: medium.

30.00 *


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Product no.: 0323

Extract from the third part of the today only little known Christmas oratorio of the Austrian composer Heinrich von Herzogenberg - a friend of Johannes Brahms and Edvard Grieg.

The numerous vocal parts (solo and choir) have been substituted by instruments until one soprano part. The keys were facilitated and colour and sonic differentation were carried over. The outstanding usage of old Christmas songs (Quem pastores laudavere, Kommet ihr Hirten, In dulci jubilo) is a special feature, whereas the soprano part is ad.libitum in this version.

This piece will be a true enrichment for your Christmas concerto!Hörbeispiel - Audio example

Level: medium

55.00 *


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Product no.: 0325

The ecclesial Christmas song from the sixteenth's century is mainly known in the four-part choir setting of Michael Praetorius. He also created the popular text of the second verse. In this very impressive arrangement the choir is substituted by wind instruments. The choir part is also inside as vokal part.

In the recitative introduction the vocal part can be played by several instruments (alternativo).Hörbeispiel - Audio example

Level: medium

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Product no.: 0326

"Joy to the World" is a popular Christmas carol.

The words are by English hymn writer Isaac Watts and first published in 1719.

The music was adapted and arranged to Watts' lyrics by Lowell Mason in 1839 from an older melody which was then believed to have originated from Handel, 

This version encloses the original vocal score with a prelude and some interludes. Thus the festive charakter will be increased. Hörbeispiel - Audio example

Level: easy - medium

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Product no.: 0380

"Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" is a Christmas carol that first appeared in 1739 in the collection Hymns and Sacred Poems, having been written by Charles Wesley. In 1840, a hundred years after the publication of Hymns and Sacred Poems, Mendelssohn composed a cantata (Festgesang) to commemorate Johann Gutenberg's invention of the printing press. In 1855, English musician William H. Cummings adapted Felix Mendelssohn's secular music from Festgesang to 
fit the lyrics of "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" written by Charles Wesley.
Here a version for youth orchestra with four-part choir ad. lib. The original is adorned by a prelude, two interludes and figuration. Thereby it's festive impression is increased.Hörbeispiel - Audio example

Level: medium,

35.00 *


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Product no.: 0197

This grandiose composition is processing the christmas choral "Vom Himmel hoch" in thematically several ways. First in a gloomy minor key, it lights up more and more. At the end the whole piece and the choral - supported by a  four-part choir and organ - shines in all it's glory.Hörbeispiel - Audio example

The current version is facilitated and transposed to Cmin | cMaj.

Level: advanced.

55.00 *


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Product no.: 0190

Very effective little piece for your Christmas concert. Also useful as an encore.Hörbeispiel - Audio example

Level: easy - medium.

20.00 *


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Product no.: 0294

Give your concert the touch of "The Last Night of the Proms"! This piece - some people call it the "Real Hymn of England" - will satisfy your audience. The soprano part should be set with a chorus, perhaps your listeners will sing along. Whether as final piece or as an encore, all will be enthusiastic.Hörbeispiel - Audio example

Level: medium


 

20.00 *


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Product no.: 0228

Gioacchino Rossinis "La Carità" - original for 4 female voices & piano - in a very well sounding version for solo soprano, three-part female choir and youth orchestra.Hörbeispiel - Audio example

Level: medium.

30.00 *


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