Ding Dong! Merrily on High

Instrumentation

 

Flute
Oboe
English Horn
Clarinet in A
Bassoon
3 Horns in F
Timpani
Percussion

Finger cymbals, tambourine, suspended cymbal, mark tree

Harp
Celesta
SATB Choir
Violin I
Violin II
Viola
Cello
Contrabass

 

Program Notes

This beloved French carol is given a unique interpretation in this setting for SATB choir and chamber orchestra. The accessible vocal parts combine with the pealing bells of the orchestral accompaniment to capture the joy of the Christmas season.