A Halama Christmas

Three familiar Christmas carols– Silent Night, What Child Is This, Joy to the World– in a continuous, richly textured medley. Level: 3. Wind octet.


Wind octet: oboe, English horn, clarinet (2), bassoon (2), horn in F (2). Duration: 7’45”

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(Halama Wind Octet of Minneapolis, MN, Marlene Pauley, conductor)



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Composer’s Notes

A Halama Christmas was written for the Halama Wind Octet of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The piece is dedicated to the octet’s founder and conductor, Marlene Pauley. The first performance took place on December 6, 2000 at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Minneapolis.

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