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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**
Composer Stainer, John
Arranger/Editor Wachner, Julian
Voicing & Instruments SATB Chorus and Keyboard, or optional Brass Octet, Harp, Percussion and Organ
Season Christmas
Difficulty Moderately Easy
Lectionary References Catholic Year A Epiphany of the Lord; Catholic Year A The Nativity of Our Lord
Historical Period Romantic
Publisher E. C. Schirmer Music Company

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