Holst - In the Bleak Midwinter
Sheet music for Flexible Mixed Ensemble - 4 Players


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Flexible Ensemble pieces are suitable for a large variety of combinations. The score is shown in C. The current available parts are shown below the score but you can also request additional parts for alternative instruments in the relevant transposition (subscribers only)

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About 'In the Bleak Midwinter'



Artist:
Holst, Gustav (biography)
Born:
September 21, 1874, , Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Died:
May 25, 1934, , London, United Kingdom
The Artist:
Gustav Theodore Holst was an English composer, arranger and teacher. Best known for his orchestral suite The Planets, he composed a large number of other works across a range of genres.
Composed:unknown
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1. In the bleak midwinter, frosty wind made moan,
earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone;
snow had fallen, snow on snow, snow on snow,
in the bleak midwinter, long ago.

2. Our God, heaven cannot hold him, nor earth sustain;
heaven and earth shall flee away when he comes to reign.
In the bleak midwinter a stable place sufficed
the Lord God Almighty, Jesus Christ.

3. Angels and archangels may have gathered there,
cherubim and seraphim thronged the air;
but his mother only, in her maiden bliss,
worshiped the beloved with a kiss.

4. What can I give him, poor as I am?
If I were a shepherd, I would bring a lamb;
if I were a Wise Man, I would do my part;
yet what I can I give him: give my heart.
Score Key:F major (Sounding Pitch) (View more F major Music for Flexible Mixed Ensemble - 4 Players )
Tempo Marking:Andante = c. 92
Time Signature:4/4 (View more 4/4 Music)
Duration:1:42
Number of Pages:2
Difficulty:Easy Level: Recommended for Beginners with some playing experience
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Style: Classical (View more Classical Music)
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