Messe de Minuit - No 1b: Joseph est bien marie
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charpmdmz-1b-josep.nwc (October 2014) 2 kB
|Member of:||Messe de Minuit pour Noël, 1690|
|Full name of work:||Messe de Minuit - No 1b: Joseph est bien marie|
|Composer:||Charpentier, Marc-Antoine (1643-1704), French|
|Music category:||Classical Choral Mass|
|Instruments:||arranged for SATB (piccolo, clarinet, French horn, bassoon) and piano (converted to strings etc)|
|Name of file creator:||John Hooper|
|e-mail address:||john "at" learnchoralmusic "dot" co "dot" uk|
|Comments:||There are no text/lyrics; these Files were generated purely for Choral Rehearsing purposes (using a published piano-reduction Score), and so don't look pretty even though they should sound reasonable (though that depends very much on your hardware/software; mine is a Soundblaster AWE64 Gold). Voice-emphasised Midi Files of the whole work can be downloaded for free from my Website (above).|
The Site also contains Midi Files for several rather more modern Composers, for which NWC versions may be available.
This is an alternative version to the Henry Lemoine Score version I posted some years ago. The main differences are the backing and that it's not "swung". In the Lemoine version the music is "swung" - that is, pairs of quavers are implemented either as quaver+semi-quaver as a triplet, or as a dotted quaver+semi-quaver (see http://www2.siba.fi/muste1/index.php?id=99&la=en). There is an excellent - "swung" - performance of this Work by King's College, Cambridge on YouTube starting at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJ9Ycy3GVOI.