This arrangement is an adaptation of the organ accompaniment written by Gabriel Faure for this famous traditional carol.
Simple and peaceful, it is easily sung by any choir planning a Christmas concert.
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This work is originally written for 3 male voices and organ. Here it is transposed for 3 mixed voices to allow you to appreciate the already asserted style of Gabriel Fauré, when he was only 24 years old when he wrote it.
The original version...
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This short piece for 3 male voices with organ accompaniment composed by Gabriel Fauré is exceptional in more ways than one.
First of all, it is a posthumous work discovered some 30 years after the death of Fauré. In addition, it was composed when...