MMX003b The Shepherds' Farewell - Berlioz, H. (PDF DOWNLOAD)


from L'Enfance du Christ.
This beautiful carol from Berlioz's oratorio L'Enfance du Christ features oboes in the original, and depicts the shepherds saying goodbye to the baby Jesus, as Mary and Joseph take him from Bethlehem to the safety of Egypt, to escape Herod.

Grading: 6 to 7

Duration: 2'17

Composer:  Berlioz, H.

Arranger: Cooper, A.

Instrumentation: Oboe Trio: 3 CAs or Obs

Listen to a sample: