Christmas Day (Holst, Gustav)

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Misc. Notes Transcribed for Recorders: 2 Soprano 2 Alto 2 Tenor 2 Bass 2 Greatbass 1 Contrabass 1 Sub Greatbass 1 Sub Contrabass
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Publisher. Info. London: Novello, n.d.[1910].
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Misc. Notes Reproduced from a copyist's manuscript.
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Publisher. Info. London: Novello, n.d.[1910].
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13 more: Oboe 1, 2 • Clarinet 1, 2 (B♭) • Bassoon 1, 2 • Horn 1, 2 (F) • Trumpet 1, 2 (B♭) • Trombone 1, 2 • Timpani • Glockenspiel • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos • Basses

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Publisher. Info. London: Novello, n.d.[1910].
Reprinted Boca Raton: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1987-2018). Catalog A6435.
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Misc. Notes The piano/organ part is missing but it appears to be identical to the vocal score piano reduction
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Editor First edition (reprint)
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Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., Ltd., 1910.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For 13 Recorders (Kemp)

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Arranger David Edward Kemp (b. 1948)
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Misc. Notes Arranged for 2 Sopranos 2 Altos 2 Tenors 2 Basses 2 Greatbasses 1 Contrabass 1 Subgreatbass 1 Subcontrabass
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General Information

Work Title Christmas Day
Alternative. Title Choral Fantasy on Old Carols
Composer Holst, Gustav
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. H.109
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGH 6
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1910
First Performance. 1910 in London, Morley College ?
First Publication. 1910 – London: Novello & Co., Ltd.
Librettist Traditional
Language English
Dedication To the Music Students of Morley College
Average DurationAvg. Duration 6-7 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
InstrDetail
Voices
soprano, mezzo-soprano (alto), tenor, baritone, bass

Mixed Chorus (SATB)
Orchestra

piccolo (ad lib), 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones (ad lib.)
timpani, glockenspiel (ad lib.), strings
Extra Information Also arranged for voices, chorus and organ. Incorporates the following carols:
  1. Good Christian Men Rejoice
  2. God Rest You Merry Gentlemen
  3. Come Ye Lofty, Come Ye Lowly
  4. The First Nowell