O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (15th Century French Plainsong)

Arranged by Ann Cameron Pearce
Performing Ensemble: Flute Ensemble
Instrumentation: 5 C Flutes, [Alto Flute], [Bass Flute]
Item Number: FH0281
Duration: :03:30
Publisher: Falls House Press
Print Status: In Print


Quick Overview

This haunting modal melody has maintained its prominence during the advent season since its inception as a 15th century French plainsong. Here are four stanzas ranging from unison simplicity with full harmony refrains to flowing supportive lines. Five creative suggestions are included about performing it as a processional, thus thrilling the audience with “surround sound” and inspiring performers to sparkle. Scored for 5 C flutes, optional alto and bass. Performance time: 3.5 minutes.


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Arranger Pearce, Ann Cameron
Duration 3:30