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The Huron Carol (‘Twas in the Moon of Wintertime) – Concert Band

An arrangement for full Concert Band with an optional piano part included…

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The Huron Carol (‘Twas in the Moon of Wintertime) – Concert Band Score and Parts PDF

The “Huron Carol” (or “Twas in the Moon of Wintertime”) is a Canadian Christmas hymn (Canada’s oldest Christmas song), written probably in 1642 by Jean de Brébeuf, a Jesuit missionary at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons in Canada.[1] Brébeuf wrote the lyrics in the native language of the Huron/Wendat people; the song’s original Huron title is “Jesous Ahatonhia” (“Jesus, He is born”). The song’s melody is based on a traditional French folk song, “Une Jeune Pucelle” (“A Young Maid”).[Wikipedia]

This is an arrangement for full Concert Band with an optional piano part included. A descant part can be played on Flute/Piccolo and Clarinet in the 2nd Verse and the on Trumpet, Flute/Piccolo, and Clarinet in the 4th Verse. There is also an optional 4th Clarinet part – Mostly covered on the Tenor Sax…

There is also the same arrangement for Orchestra at this site…

The MP3 was recorded with NotePerformer 3.

Grade = 3.5 Duration – 3:50 mins.

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