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The First Nowell

The First Nowell

Product Number: 8306*

Composer: Stainer, John

Sku Product Name Price Qty
8306 The First Nowell (Keyboard/Choral Score)
file_8306-E The First Nowell (Downloadable Keyboard/Choral Score)
*Downloadable choral octavo minimum order quantity is 6.
8307 The First Nowell (Brass Octet Score)
8308 The First Nowell (Brass Octet Parts)


Julian Wachner offers us a lovely, warm arrangement of this well-known English Carol as harmonized by John Stainer with words from Carols Ancient and Modern (1823). Included in the collection "The Snow Lay On the Ground: Nine Festive Carol Settings" by Julian Wachner. Recorded by the Choir of Trinity Wall Street on ARSIS Audio CD180. Duration: 6:00

Brass Octet Instrumentation: Trumpet 1, 2 and 3, Horn in F, Trombone 1 and 2, Bass Trombone, Tuba, Percussion, and Organ.

Additional Information

Product Number 8306*
Available Editions The Snow Lay On the Ground Complete Compilation, 8286
The Snow Lay on the Ground (CD Recording), CD180
Anthems Available Separately:
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel, 8276**
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, 8337
Un Flambeau (Bring a Torch), 6968
Angels We Have Heard On High, 8271
The Snow Lay On the Ground, 8279**
Niño lindo, 6955
The First Nowell, 8306
Silent Night, 8283
Joy to the World, 6961
**Full orchestra score and parts available for rental.
Composer Stainer, John
Arranger/Editor Wachner, Julian
Voicing & Instruments SATB Chorus and Keyboard, or optional Brass Octet, Harp, Percussion and OrganSATB Chorus and Keyboard, or optional Brass Octet, Harp, Percussion and Organ
Liturgical Year Christmas
Difficulty Moderately Easy
Lectionary References Catholic Year A Epiphany of the Lord; Catholic Year A The Nativity of Our Lord;
Historical Period 21st Century
Additional Choral & Vocal Filters Advanced/Collegiate
Publisher E. C. Schirmer Music Company

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