O Holy Night (Cantique de Noel) by Adolphe Adam. Sheet music for Recorder, page 1.

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Adolphe Adam - O Holy Night (Cantique de Noel)

Sheet music for recorder

Alt. Title: Cantique de Noël
Info: "O Holy Night" (Cantique de Noël) is a well-known Christmas carol composed by Adolphe Adam to the French poem "Minuit, chrétiens" (Midnight, Christians) by Placide Cappeau (1808–1877). At the end of the year 1843, to celebrate the renovation of the church organ, the priest asked Cappeau, native from this town, to write a Christmas poem. Though Cappeau never showed an interest in religion, and was obliged. Soon after, Adam wrote the music. The song was premiered in Roquemaure in 1847 by the opera singer Emily Laurey. The text reflects on the birth of Jesus and of humanity's redemption.
Date: 1847
Artist: Adolphe Charles Adam
Born: Paris, 24 July 1803
Died: Paris, 3 May 1856
The artist: French composer and music critic.
Instrument: Recorder
Key: C major
Range: C5 - G6
Time signature: 12/8
Tempo: 60 BPM
Duration: 3:25
Pages: 1
Difficulty: Easy
Style: Traditional
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