by Bill Dobbins
Saxophone Sextet - Instrumentation: Soprano Sax, Alto Sax 1-2, Tenor Sax 1-2, Baritone Sax
Clarinet Sextet - Instrumentation: Bb Clarinet 1-3, Alto Clarinet (sub. Bb Clarinet 4), Bb Bass Clarinet 1-2
String Sextet - Instrumentation: Violin 1-2, Viola 1-2, Cello 1-2
Brass Sextet - Instrumentation: Trumpet 1-2, Horn, Trombone 1-2, Bass Trombone
A beautiful series of harmonic variations on this well-known Christmas favorite is developed with modulations through several different keys, featuring the individual instruments in both solo and ensemble roles. The music is not technically difficult, and the chromatic harmonies provide an opportunity to work on the expressive aspects of this evocative and lyrical piece.
Choose from the following instrumentations: