Musical Arrangements (Public Domain materials)


Strings or Early Music Ensemble Arrangements ---General

(Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello/Bass and as noted)

  • Ancient Airs and Dances-Respighi/public domain melodies ssatb, 2 flutes, cello, harp
  • Belle Qui Tiens Ma Vie--Arbeau satb recorders, harp, percussion
  • Bouree and Hornpipe--Handel satb recorders
  • Brandenburg Concerto IV (first movement)--Bach ssatt recorders, 2 flutes, 2 cello
  • Come My Way, My Truth---V. Williams ssatb recorders, cello, harp
  • Dargason-Greensleeves ssat,cello,2 flutes,sopranino, cello
  • Daca, Bailemos-Fata la Parte-Ay Triste Que Vengo--Encina satb recorders, percussion
  • Lilliburlero---traditional English 2 s recorders, cello, guitar, harp
  • Fa una Canzona--Vecchi ssatb recorders, cello
  • Lilli Burlero 2 part, cello, piano
  • Lord who Through 40 Days (Jerusalem, My Happy Home) satb, misc.
  • March from Ricardo ---Handel satb recorders
  • Menuet Finale from Fireworks--- Handel satb recorders
  • Now is the Month of Maying--- Morley two soprano recorders
  • Nutcracker--see Christmas list
  • Orfeo---Monteverdi satb recorders
  • Philou---Praetorius satb recorders
  • Recercada Segunda ---Ortiz satb recorders, cello solo, misc.
  • Skater's Waltz and Sailor's Dance sssat, 2 cellos
  • Scottish Cap 2 part, cello, piano
  • So ben mi ch'a bon Tempo--Vecchi ssat, 2 flutes, cello
  • Spring---Vivaldi satb recorders, cello, harp
  • Scottish Praise ---traditional 2 soprano, cello, guitar, harp
  • Stingo (Your Christmas Keep) satb, cello, melodica
  • Tourdion-Anonymous satb recorders
  • Vecchi Letrose--Willaert satb recorder, cello
  • Villancico (Verbum Caro)--Anonymous satb recorders
  • Volte CCI---Praetorius satb recorders, cello, harp, perc.

  • Strings or Early Music Ensemble Arrangements --Christmas Season (excludes vocals)

    (Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello/Bass and as noted)

  • Babe of Bethlehem satb recorders, cello, harp
  • Bagpipe carol ssat, 2 flutes, melodica, cello
  • Behold That Star satb, banjo, piano
  • Blessed be that Maid Marie sssat, 2 cellos harp
  • Boar's Head Carol sssat, cello
  • Bohemian Carol ssat, cello, harp
  • Bring a Torch Medley---traditional ssatb recorders, cello, harp
  • Carol of the Birds ---traditional ssatb recorders, cello, harp
  • Christmas is a Comin' two part, piano
  • Coventry Carol ---traditional ssattb recorders, cello, harp
  • Dadme Albricias ssat, cello, percussion
  • Greensleeves-Dargason ssat,cello,2 flutes,sopranino, cello
  • Ding Dong Merrily on High --- traditional ssatb recorders, cello, harp
  • Drive the cold Winter Away ssat, cello , harp
  • Farandole ssatt, cello
  • French Canadian Medley---traditional ssatb recorders, cello, harp
  • Fum fum fum ssaattb recorders, cello, harp
  • Gather around the Christmas Tree sat recorders, cello
  • Gaudete ssat, cello, percussion
  • Good King Wenceslas sat, cello
  • Gower Wassail ssat, cello, harp
  • In Dulci Jubilo ---traditional ssatb recorders, cello, harp
  • In the Bleak Midwinter---Holst satb recorders, cello, harp
  • Jesus Born in Bethlea satb recorders, cello, harp
  • Jesus Christ, the Apple Tree sssat, flute, cello
  • Let Our Gladness Have No End satb
  • Lo How a Rose E'er Blooming ---Praetorius satb recorders, cello, harp
  • March of the Kings (Farandole) ssatb
  • Master's in this Hall ssat, cello
  • Nutcracker
    Arabian Dance ssaat, 2 cellos, 2 flutes
    Chinese Dance ssat, 2 cellos, 2 flutes
    March ssat, 2 cellos
    Mirlitons ssat, 2 cellos, 2 flutes
    Sugar Plum Fairy ssaat, 2 cellos
    Trepak 2 cellos, ssat recorders, flute
  • O come little Children ssat, cello, harp
  • Past Three O 'Clock ssat, cello, harp
  • Patapan---traditional satb recorders, harp, cello, perc.
  • Quem Pastores Laudavere--- traditional satb recorders, cello, harp
  • Remember Thou, O Man---Ravenscroft sattb recoders, cello, harp
  • Riu, Riu, Chiu--traditional sattb recorders, cello, harp, perc
  • Sans Day Carol ---traditional ssatb recorders, cello, harp
  • Skater's Waltz and Sailor's Dance sssat, 2 cellos
  • Silent Night---Gruber sat recorders, cello, organ
  • Song of the Birth of our Lord-Charpentier ssat, cello, harp
  • Still, still, still satb recorders
  • Sweet Was the Song---traditional ssatb recorders, cello
  • Touro Louro ---traditional satb recorders, cello, harp
  • Troika--Prokofiev satb recorders, 2 cello, piccolo, trombone, sax
  • Ukrainian Bell Carol ssatt, cello, harp
  • Up on a Housetop ssat 2 cello
  • Verbum caro factus est satb recorders, cello, harp, percussion
  • Virgin Most Pure satb , flute
  • Von Himmel Hoch ---traditional satb recorders, cello, harp
  • Waits' Carol satb
  • Your Christmas Keep (Stingo) satb, cello, melodica

  • Strings or Early Music Ensemble Arrangements ---Patriotic/American

    (Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello/Bass and as noted)

  • American Medley satb recorders & harp
  • Aura Lee satb recorders & harp
  • Bonnie Blue Flag satb recorders & harp
  • Brown Jug satb recorders, harp & banjo
  • Camptown Races satb recorders , harp & banjo
  • Cindy satb recorders, harp & banjo
  • Clementine satb recorders, harp & banjo
  • Cowboy Medley satb recorders, harp
  • Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel flute, satb, cello, piano
  • Girl I Left Behind satb recorders, cello, flute
  • Good Night Ladies satb recorders, flute, banjo
  • Jesus walked this lonesome valley satb recorders, cello, sax, misc.
  • Listen to the Mockingbird satb recorders & harp
  • Little David play on your harp satb recorders, cello, harp
  • My shepherd will supply my need satb recorders, cello, harp
  • Old Time Religion satb recorders, sax, piano, cello
  • O Susanna satb recorders & harp
  • Old Kentucky Home satb recorders , harp & banjo
  • Polly Wolly Doodle, Skip, coming round mountain satb recorders, harp
  • St James Infirmary trumpet, sax, cello, recorders
  • Stars & Stripes trumpet, organ, 1 or 2 cellos
  • Sweet Betsy from Pike satb recorders, flute, cello
  • Sweet By and By satb recorders, harp, cello
  • What wondrous love is this? 2 cellos, harp, ensemble
  • Yankee Doodle satb recorders , harp & banjo

  • Choral & Vocal Arrangements

  • African Noel ssa, percussion
  • Alleluia from Exultate Jubilate--- Mozart satb, piano
  • Alleluia from Vespers---Monteverdi satb & brass/organ
  • Angelus ad Virginem satb, 2 sop recorders, cello
  • Ave Maria ---Caccini soprano solo & organ
  • Babe of Bethlehem---William Walker satb & Early Music Ensemble Christ is Risen---Campra satb & brass/organ
  • Christmas is a Comin' satb, piano
  • Down to the River---traditional satb
  • Elijah Rock---traditional satb
  • El Desembre Congelat (Cold December flies away satb piano
  • Every Time I Feel the Spirit ---spiritual satb, piano
  • Gather around the Christmas Tree satb, piano
  • Gentle Mary Laid Her Child ---traditional violin, organ & satb
  • Give Me Jesus---spiritual satb & soprano solo
  • Glory to God--Palestrina double choir, brass, misc.
  • Jesus Born in Bethlea---traditional satb & Early Music Ensemble
  • Il Est Nee Le Divine Enfant ssa, piano
  • The Lord is my Shepherd-Spiritual 2 part, piano
  • Lord Who Through 40 Days--- traditional Early Music Ensemble & satb
  • Lovely Appear ---Gounod 2 flutes & satb
  • O God, Thy Goodness---Beethoven sab, piano
  • O Sacred Head Now Wounded--- Cruger satb
  • O Sanctissima satb, piano
  • Over the River and through the Woods satb, piano
  • Quem Pastores Laudavere---traditional satb & Early Music Ensemble
  • Sing With Joy---Cruger string quartet, tpt, satb choir
  • Vesper Hymn ---traditional Russian (Bortniansky?) satb, piano
  • While by my sheep double choir, brass, misc.

  • Misc. Instrumental Arrangements-General

  • Adoro te Devote---Traditional oboe, violin, 2 part choir, pno.
  • Ave Maria--Gounod/Bach clarinet, cello, flute, misc.
  • Bourree--Handel string quartet
  • Blessed Assurance Eb saxophone, piano, voice
  • Christ is Risen--Campra brass ensemble
  • Danny Boy---traditional soprano, cello, guitar, flute
  • Happy Birthday Variations flute & baritone or cello
  • Joyful, joyful--Beethoven 2 violin, viola, cello bass, piano
  • Largo (Ombra ma fu)--Handel sax, cello, piano misc.
  • O Sacred Head now wounded trumpet, cello
  • Nocturne--Chopin cello & piano
  • O mio babbino caro--Puccini cello, piano, soprano soloist
  • Pastoral from Messiah--Handel cello & piano
  • Piano Concerto V Adagio-Beethoven trumpet, clarinet in A, cello, piano
  • Piano Concerto No. 23 K488--Mozart violin, clarinet in A, cello, piano
  • Rock of Ages Eb saxophone, piano
  • Rondo--Mouret brass, cello
  • Russian Easter-Mussorgsky trumpet, cello
  • Skater's Waltz and Sailor's Dance sssat, 2 cellos
  • Soon & Very Soon Eb saxophone, voice
  • Thanks Be to Thee---Handel clarinet, cello, piano, misc.
  • Troika--Prokofiev satb recorders, 2 cello, piccolo, trombone, sax
  • Vecchi Letrose--Willaert string quartet, misc. Verbum Caro---traditional 2tpt, trombone, horn, organ

  • Misc. Instrumental Arrangements-Christmas

  • Carol of the Birds clarinet (or sax), cello (or 2 cellos)
  • Coventry Carol Sop Sax, cello,choir
  • Fantasy on Carol of the Birds Eb saxophone, 2 cello
  • Gentle Mary trumpet, cello, violin, organ misc.
  • March of the Kings trumpet, cello
  • O Christmas Tree 2 flutes, trumpet, sax, piano
  • O holy night miscellaneous
  • On this day everywhere miscellaneous
  • Pastoral from Messiah--Handel trumpet, clarinet, cello misc. piano
  • Quem pastores trumpet, miscellaneous
  • Silent Night miscellaneous
  • Song of the Birth--Charpentier misc.
  • Still still still miscellaneous
  • Twas in the moon of wintertime miscellaneous
  • What child is this

  • String Quintet Arrangements

  • Bouree and Hornpipe--Handel violin,viola, cello, bass, piano (for "trout" quintet)
  • Carol of the Birds ---traditional 2 violins, viola, 2 cellos
  • In Dulci Jubilo ---traditional 2 violins, viola, 2 cellos
  • In the Bleak Midwinter---Holst 2 violins, viola, 2 cellos, tpt.
  • Lo How a Rose E'er Blooming ---Praetorius 2 violins, viola, 2 cellos, tpt.
  • Ode to Joy in Three Minutes--Beethoven violin,viola, cello, bass, piano (for "trout" quintet)
  • Patapan---traditional 2 violins, viola, 2 cellos, perc.
  • Quem Pastores Laudavere--- traditional 2 violins, viola, 2 cellos, tpt.
  • Sans Day Carol ---traditional 2 violins, viola, 2 cellos
  • Silent Night---Gruber 2 vlns, vla, 2 cellos, tpt., organ
  • Sweet Was the Song---traditional 2 violins, viola, 2 cellos
  • Touro Louro ---traditional 2 violins, viola, 2 cellos

  • Bell Choir Arrangements

  • All Creatures of our God and King 3 octaves
  • All Hail the Power---Holden 3 octaves
  • Christ for the World We Sing---Giardini 3 octaves
  • Down By the Riverside 3 octaves
  • Farandole--Bizet 3 octaves
  • Gift of Love---traditional 3 octaves
  • God of our Fathers 3 octaves
  • Hallelujah Processional ---Handel 3 octaves
  • Happy Birthday 3 octaves
  • Holy Holy Holy 3 octaves
  • Immortal, Invisible 3 octaves
  • Jerusalem--Stanford 3 octaves
  • Joyful Joyful---Beethoven 3 octaves
  • Lord, I want to be a Christian 3 octaves
  • Majesty--White 3 octaves
  • Mighty Fortress---Hassler/ Luther 3 octaves
  • Praise the Lord---Cameroon traditional 3 octaves
  • Spirit of God Descend Upon my Heart 3 octaves
  • Spirit Song 3 octaves
  • Sweet Spirit 3 octaves
  • The Wise may bring their Learning (Forest Green) 3 octaves



  • Updated: January 10, 2012