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Five Traditional Noels

Arrangements of five familiar French carols for two flutes, or flute and oboe, with piano or harpsichord accompaniment.  In these sound clips they are being beautifully performed by violin, oboe and piano; arr. 1989


DING DONG! MERRILY ON HIGH - tune: "Brane de l'Official" from Thoinot Arbeau's Orchesographie, 1588; 1 minute 37 seconds - view score - listen

QUITTEZ, PASTEURS - "Leave, Shepherds, leave your peaceful flocks"; French melody from Besançon; 1 minute 39 seconds  - view score - listen

NOEL NOUVELET - "Christmas Comes Anew"; tune: traditional French, late 15 century; 1 minute 20 seconds - view score - listen

QUELLE EST CETTE ODEUR AGREABLE?  - "What is this Fragrance"; tune: French traditional, 17th century; i minute 31 seconds - view score - listen

IL EST NE LE DIVIN ENFANT - :"Born is He, Little Child Divine"; tune: traditional French, 18th century; 1 minute 15 seconds - view score - listen


Available from Alry Publications - $23.00
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