Three Old Carols for Band is a transcription of Christmas Suite for Orchestra  made at the request of Larry Klabunde for performance by the Westerville Concert Band in December, 2016. Three movements are based on historic carols: 1. The London Waits ("Past Three O'Clock on a Cold, Frosty Morning"). 2. Huron Carol (Jesous Ahatonia) attributed to Jean de Brébeuf (1593-1649) and 3. Patapan (attributed to Bernard de la Monnoye 1641 - 1728). The English horn has prominent solos in the second movement.
Instrumentation is piccolo, 3 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 3 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 alto sax, tenor sax, baritone sax, 3 trumpets, 4 horns, 3 trombones, euphonium, tuba, timpani, snare drum, bass drum, cymbals, chimes, , glockenspiel, xylophone, marimba, triangle and wood block.
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