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  Il Est Né Le Divin Enfant Hymn Arrangement Publication Details  
  Catalogue Number - PEL2074

Voicing/Instrumentation -
SATB Choir and Organ
Optional brass sextet & percussion

Level of Difficulty - Moderate

Uses/Season - Christmas Concert, Hymn/Anthem

 

Duration - 4:30 mins

Pages Music - 16 pages
20 page booklet
Format - SATB/organ choral octavo

Copyright Year - 2010

Perusal Score PDF
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Description/Remarks

This delightful French carol is set in a new arrangement by Paul Halley.  Commissioned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for the 31st Annual CBC Christmas Sing-In in Montreal, December 12, 2010, the arrangement was premiered by the Choir of the Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul, Montreal, under the direction of Jordan de Souza, with organist, Jonathan Oldengarm. This new setting features choir and organ with brass (3 trumpets, 3 trombones) and snare drum in a sprightly and joyful rendition of this Christmas favorite. The choir, a cappella on the verses, plays with varying rhythms and tempos, key modulations, and harmonies, while the brass lends a broad and lyrical context to each refrain.  Snare drum and cymbal lend unexpected freshness and foundation to the piece. With congregational participation invited on the refrain, this new arrangement will become a favorite of your choirs, congregations, and audiences.

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Commissioned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for the 31st Annual CBC Christmas Sing-In and live broadcast, Montreal, QC, December 2010.

Recording and broadcast produced by Kelly Rice, assisted by Emily Hall, with Alain Chenier, engineer.
 

Sound Clip ◙♫ 2010 premiere performance

Recording - current performance
CBC Christmas Sing-In 2014
"Concerts on Demand"


 

 
 
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I, II, Bass Trombone, Snare Drum and Cymbal

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  Text
Il Est Né Le Divin Enfant
Words & Music: Traditional French
Arranged : Paul Halley

Refrain:
Il est né le divin Enfant,
Jouez, hautbois, résonnez, musettes;
Il est n
é le divin Enfant;
Chantons tous son avènement!

1. Depuis plus de quatre mille ans,
Nous le promettaient les Prophètes;
Depuis plus de quatre mille ans,
Nous attendions cet heureux temps.

Refrain:

2. Ah! qu'il est beau, qu'il est charmant,
Que ses grâces sont parfaites!
Ah! Qu'il est beau, qu'il est charmant,
Qu'il est doux le divin Enfant!

Refrain:

3. Une étable est son logement,
Un peu de paille, sa couchette,
Une étable est son logement,
Pour un Dieu, quel abaissement!

Refrain:

4. O Jésus! O Roi tout puissant!
Tout petit enfant que vous êtes,
O Jésus! O Roi tout puissant!
Régnez sur nous entièrement!

Refrain: