Donald Sosin and Joanna Seaton

The Day Before Christmas

InstrumentationChorus SSAATTBB a cappella. Orchestration in progress, will certainly be ready for 97, possibly this season if anyone's game: 2222,4221,2,hp, str.
Length5 min.
DifficultyModerately difficult to difficult choral part, easier orch.
CommentsA choral tour de force about last minute Christmas shopping with lots of laughs, theatrical possibilities, and a rousing finish.
SourcesFarmhouse Window Productions,; 41 Horseshoe Lane, Lakeville CT 06039 860-435-4687
HistoryCommissioned by Duain Wolfe for the Chicago Symphony Chorus and Colorado Symphony Chorus Xmas concerts Dec. 95. Performed a dozen times last year with great success. Being done in Seattle and Pasadena this season.
Contributorthe composer, Donald Sosin

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