The Snow Lay On The Ground

SATB Chorus and Keyboard

Optional Brass Octet, Harp, Percussion, and Organ

Set in mostly in the pastoral meter of 6/8, this stirring setting of the well-known, traditional tune is sure to delight singers and audiences alike. 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: 5:00

Instrumentation

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

Full Orchestra: Piccolo, 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets in B-flat, 2 Bassoons, Contrabassoon, 4 Horns in F, 3 Trumpets in C, 2 Trombones, Bass Trombone, Tuba, Timpani, Percussion (3 players), (Glockenspiel, Marimba, Sleigh Bells, Suspended Cymbal, Snare Drum, Tam-tam, Triangle), Harp, Strings (8-7-6-5-4)

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