Beloved French carol This Kevin McChesney setting is an uplifting arrangement reflecting the Easter text Now the Green Blade Riseth. NOEL N OUVELET- The choral setting of the beloved French Carol, NOEL N OUVELET, includes both the words to the original Christmas carol, “Sing We Now of Christmas” and J. M. C. Crum's words for Easter. The handbell setting uses 3-5 octaves of bells and has driving rhythmic energy provided by the use of mallets.
The Orchestral Parts (available seprately) consist of: Flutes, Oboes, Clarinets in B-flat, Bassoons, Horns in F, Trumpets in B-flat, Tombone, Tuba, Timpani, Percussion, Tubular Bells, Handbells, Violin I & II, Viola, Violoncello & Double Bass. The Band Orchestration consists of parts for: Flutes, Oboes, Clarinet in B-flat, Bass Clarinet in B-flat, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophones, Baritone Saxophone, Bassoons, Horns in F, Trumpets in B-flat, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Timpani, Percussion, Tubular Bells & Handbells.