O Emmanuel

Choir and Orchestra

This is a setting of the Magnificat antiphons for the week before Christmas – possibly best known as the hymn ‘O Come O Come Emmanuel’ – for choir and orchestra. It was written for the final concert of the 2017 season, celebrating the golden jubilee of the opening of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral.

O Emmanuel was first performed on Saturday 9 December 2017 at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool, by the Cathedral Orchestra and Cantata Choir, conducted by David Lewis.

O Emmanuel, recorded at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King on Saturday 1 December 2018

This piece is scored for:

  • 2 Flutes
  • 2 Oboes
  • 2 Clarinets in Bb
  • 2 Bassoons
  • 2 Horns in F
  • 2 Trumpets in Bb
  • Timpani
  • Percussion
  • Harp (optional)
  • Choir
  • Organ
  • Violin I
  • Violin II
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Double Bass

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