Oratorio de Noel (Christmas Oratorio) by Camille Saint-Saens
Arranged for Flute Choir by Bruce Behnke
Scored for 2 Solo Flutes, 3 Flutes, Alto Flute and Bass Flute
Solo Flute 1 doubles on Piccolo; C Flutes 1-3 are divisi
Includes score and parts
Originally scored for organ, harp, strings, soloists and chorus, this is a youthful work of Saint-Saens, written when he was only 23. In the first movement, the two solo flutes and alto flute play the organ solo, and the original key for the piece is in the key of G.