The Wexford Carol

The Wexford Carol

Instrumentation: concert band (fl.I-II, ob, cl.I-III, bcl, as.I-II, ts, bs, trp.I-III, trb, euph, tba & perc.I-II)

Duration: c.3′

Written in Brighton, October 2015

 

The Wexford Carol (also known as the Enniscorthy Carol) is a traditional religious Irish carol which some suggest may be one of the oldest in the European canon. This instrumental arrangement was made for the East London Community Band, with whom I was paired for the 2015 Adopt A Composer Scheme, for their 2015 Christmas Concert programme.

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