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O Magnum Mysterium

saxophone octet edition

Composed by: Giovanni Gabrieli
Arranged by: John Bleuel
Genres: Baroque, Classical
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O Magnum Mysterium

Description

This setting of the ancient Nativity poem was first published in Venice in 1587. Written for antiphonal double choir, Gabrieli was a master in exploiting the acoustic possibilities of St Mark's Cathedral.

Instrumentation

s/a s/a a a t t b/t bs/b

Duration

4 min, 30 sec

Performance Notes

This arrangement is scored for the following line-up, and all parts are included in the PDF edition:
Soprano Sax 1 (or Alto Sax 1)
Soprano Sax 2 (or Alto Sax 2)
Alto Sax 3
Alto Sax 4
Tenor Sax 1
Tenor Sax 2
Baritone Sax 1 (or Tenor Sax 3)
Bass Sax (or Baritone Sax 2)

Other Editions

O Magnum Mysterium is also available in the following editions:

Cat Ref:
490
Difficulty:
B
Availability:
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