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Once in Royal David's City

Classical/Vocal music • Lyricist: Cecil Frances Alexander • Alternative Title: Once in Royal David's City (Christmas Carol)
 
 
   
 

For choir

Title by uploader: Once in Royal David's City
Once in Royal David's City: For choir by Henry John Gauntlett


1.45 USD

Seller PlaceArt
PDF, 166.3 Kb ID: SM-000081142 Upload date: 09 Nov 2011
Instrumentation
Mixed choir
Scored for
Choir
Type of score
Vocal score
Key
G major
Language
English
Difficulty
Medium
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For oboe and classical guitar

Title by uploader: Once in Royal David's City - Duet for Oboe & Classical Guitar arranged by Vincent Coley

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Free

Uploader Vincent Coley
PDF, 204.7 Kb ID: SM-000228651 Upload date: 14 Jul 2015
Instrumentation
Flute, Oboe, Violin, Classical guitar
Scored for
Duo
Type of score
Full score
Key
A major
Arranger
Vincent Coley
Publisher
Vincent Coley
Difficulty
Medium
Duration
1'5
Genre
Classical/Instrumental
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For string quartet

Title by uploader: Once In Royal David's City for String Quartet

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3.00 USD

Seller Mark Bisson
PDF, 236.3 Kb ID: SM-000193059 Upload date: 24 Oct 2013
Instrumentation
Violin, Viola, Cello
Scored for
Quartet
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Key
G major
Arranger
Mark Bisson
Publisher
Mark Bisson
Difficulty
Medium
Duration
2'20
Year of composition
2011
Genre
Classical/Arrangement
Three verses of the carol, starting with a conventional treatment of the harmony but becoming more "Romantic" (like the Greig "Elegiac melodies") as the piece progresses.
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For brass quartet

Title by uploader: Once In Royal David's City (for Brass Quartet)


12.95 USD

PDF, 812.3 Kb ID: SM-000250953 Upload date: 07 Jul 2016
Instrumentation
Piano, Horn, Trombone, Trumpet
Scored for
Quintet
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Arranger
Stephen DeCesare
Publisher
Exultet Music
Genre
Religious/Glorification
Tender and moving arrangement of the beautiful Christmas hymn which is scored for Brass Quartet (Bb-Trumpet (2), French Horn, Trombone) and Piano. This piece is also featured in "Festival Of Lessons and Carols" which also offered on this site.
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For woodwind quartet

Title by uploader: Once In Royal David's City (for Woodwind Quartet)


12.95 USD

PDF, 808.6 Kb ID: SM-000250954 Upload date: 08 Jul 2016
Instrumentation
Piano, Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, Oboe
Scored for
Quintet
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Arranger
Stephen DeCesare
Publisher
Exultet Music
Genre
Religious/Glorification
Tender and moving arrangement of the beautiful Christmas hymn which is scored for Woodwind Quartet (Flute, Oboe, Bb-Clarinet, Bassoon) and Piano.
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For string quartet

Title by uploader: Once In Royal David's City (for String Quartet)


12.95 USD

PDF, 810.0 Kb ID: SM-000250966 Upload date: 08 Jul 2016
Instrumentation
Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello
Scored for
Quintet
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Arranger
Stephen DeCesare
Publisher
Exultet Music
Genre
Religious/Glorification
Tender and moving arrangement of the beautiful Christmas hymn which is scored for String Quartet (Violin (2), Viola, Cello) and Piano.
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For wind quartet

Title by uploader: Once in royal David's city for wind quartet


7.00 USD

PDF, 315.0 Kb ID: SM-000337137 Upload date: 09 Jul 2018
Instrumentation
Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, Oboe
Scored for
Quartet
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Arranger
David W Solomons
Publisher
David W Solomons
Difficulty
Medium
Year of composition
2018
Genre
Classical/Instrumental
Instrumental arrangement of H J Gauntlett's melody, mainly following the harmony of A H Mann, but with variations.
Each instrument has a turn at the original melody.
The pdf file contains score and parts.
The sound sample is an electronic preview.

Original words by C F Alexander:

Once in royal David's city
Stood a lowly cattle shed,
Where a mother laid her Baby,
In a manger for His bed:
Mary was that mother mild,
Jesus Christ, her little Child.

He came down to earth from heaven,
Who is God and Lord of all,
And His shelter was a stable,
And His cradle was a stall:
With the poor, and mean, and lowly,
Lived on earth our Saviour holy.

For He is our childhood's pattern;
Day by day, like us, He grew;
He was little, weak, and helpless,
Tears and smiles, like us He knew;
And He cares when we are sad,
And he shares when we are glad.

And our eyes at last shall see Him,
Through His own redeeming love;
For that Child so dear and gentle,
Is our Lord in heaven above:
And He leads His children on,
To the place where He is gone.
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For brass band

Title by uploader: Once in Royal David's City – Brass Band

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15.00 USD

Seller Mike Lyons
PDF, 503.8 Kb ID: SM-000296451 Upload date: 07 Sep 2017
Instrumentation
Trombone basso, Baritone horn, Cornet, Euphonium, Horn, Trombone, Tubular Bells, Timpani, Flugelhorn
Scored for
Brass band
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Key
A flat major
Movement(s)
1 to 1 from 1
Arranger
Mike Lyons
Publisher
Mike Lyons
Difficulty
Medium
Duration
2'21
Year of composition
2014
Genre
Religious/Christian
A new arrangement of this well-loved carol for band. For once, the baritones are featured, rather than the cornets at the beginning of the first verse. The second verse is a fairly straightforward interpretation but with muted cornets echoing each other with distant fanfares inbetween the statements of the melody on Principal cornet. The final verse is a huge, loud full band statement of the music with bells chiming throughout.
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For flute quartet

Title by uploader: Once in royal David's city for flute quartet


7.00 USD

PDF, 313.6 Kb ID: SM-000337167 Upload date: 10 Jul 2018
Instrumentation
Flute, Alto Flute, Bass Flute
Scored for
Quartet
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Arranger
David W Solomons
Publisher
David W Solomons
Difficulty
Medium
Year of composition
2018
Genre
Classical/Instrumental
Instrumental arrangement of H J Gauntlett's melody, mainly following the harmony of A H Mann, but with variations.
Each instrument has a turn at the original melody.
The pdf file contains score and parts.
The sound sample is an electronic preview.

Original words by C F Alexander:

Once in royal David's city
Stood a lowly cattle shed,
Where a mother laid her Baby,
In a manger for His bed:
Mary was that mother mild,
Jesus Christ, her little Child.

He came down to earth from heaven,
Who is God and Lord of all,
And His shelter was a stable,
And His cradle was a stall:
With the poor, and mean, and lowly,
Lived on earth our Saviour holy.

For He is our childhood's pattern;
Day by day, like us, He grew;
He was little, weak, and helpless,
Tears and smiles, like us He knew;
And He cares when we are sad,
And he shares when we are glad.

And our eyes at last shall see Him,
Through His own redeeming love;
For that Child so dear and gentle,
Is our Lord in heaven above:
And He leads His children on,
To the place where He is gone.
  • Comments

For clarinet quartet

Title by uploader: Once in royal David's city for clarinet quartet


7.00 USD

PDF, 321.0 Kb ID: SM-000337168 Upload date: 10 Jul 2018
Instrumentation
Clarinet, Bass Clarinet
Scored for
Quartet
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Arranger
David W Solomons
Publisher
David W Solomons
Difficulty
Medium
Year of composition
2018
Genre
Classical/Instrumental
Instrumental arrangement of H J Gauntlett's melody, mainly following the harmony of A H Mann, but with variations.
Each instrument has a turn at the original melody.
The pdf file contains score and parts.
The sound sample is an electronic preview.

Original words by C F Alexander:

Once in royal David's city
Stood a lowly cattle shed,
Where a mother laid her Baby,
In a manger for His bed:
Mary was that mother mild,
Jesus Christ, her little Child.

He came down to earth from heaven,
Who is God and Lord of all,
And His shelter was a stable,
And His cradle was a stall:
With the poor, and mean, and lowly,
Lived on earth our Saviour holy.

For He is our childhood's pattern;
Day by day, like us, He grew;
He was little, weak, and helpless,
Tears and smiles, like us He knew;
And He cares when we are sad,
And he shares when we are glad.

And our eyes at last shall see Him,
Through His own redeeming love;
For that Child so dear and gentle,
Is our Lord in heaven above:
And He leads His children on,
To the place where He is gone.
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For brass quartet and piano - alternate version

Title by uploader: Once In Royal David's City (for Brass Quartet and Piano - Alternate Version)


12.95 USD

PDF, 822.3 Kb ID: SM-000361551 Upload date: 27 May 2019
Instrumentation
Piano, Trombone, Trumpet
Scored for
Quintet
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Arranger
Stephen DeCesare
Publisher
Exultet Music
Genre
Religious/Christian
(This version contains two Trombones in place of a French Horn and Trombone) Tender and moving arrangement of the beautiful Christmas hymn which has been freshly arranged for a Brass Quartet (Bb-Trumpet (2), Trombone (2)) with Piano accompaniment. Accessible and appropriate for any church or concert setting.
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Duet for Bb-Trumpet and piano

Title by uploader: Once In Royal David's City (Duet for Bb-Trumpet)


5.95 USD

PDF, 652.1 Kb ID: SM-000362134 Upload date: 28 May 2019
Instrumentation
Piano, Trumpet
Scored for
Trio
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Arranger
Stephen DeCesare
Publisher
Exultet Music
Genre
Religious/Christian
Tender and moving arrangement of the beautiful Christmas hymn which has been freshly arranged as a duet for Bb-Trumpet with Piano accompaniment. Accessible and appropriate for any church or concert setting.
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Duet for violin, viola and piano

Title by uploader: Once In Royal David's City (Duet for Violin and Viola)


5.95 USD

PDF, 651.2 Kb ID: SM-000362138 Upload date: 28 May 2019
Instrumentation
Piano, Violin, Viola
Scored for
Trio
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Arranger
Stephen DeCesare
Publisher
Exultet Music
Genre
Religious/Christian
Tender and moving arrangement of the beautiful Christmas hymn which has been freshly arranged as a duet for Violin and Viola with Piano accompaniment. Accessible and appropriate for any church or concert setting.
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Duet for soprano, alto saxophone and piano

Title by uploader: Once In Royal David's City (Duet for Soprano & Alto Saxophone)


5.95 USD

PDF, 651.2 Kb ID: SM-000362139 Upload date: 28 May 2019
Instrumentation
Piano, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
Scored for
Trio
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Arranger
Stephen DeCesare
Publisher
Exultet Music
Genre
Religious/Christian
Tender and moving arrangement of the beautiful Christmas hymn which has been freshly arranged as a duet for Soprano and Alto Saxophone with Piano accompaniment. Accessible and appropriate for any church or concert setting.
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Duet for violin, cello and piano

Title by uploader: Once In Royal David's City (Duet for Violin and Cello)


5.95 USD

PDF, 663.5 Kb ID: SM-000362140 Upload date: 28 May 2019
Instrumentation
Piano, Violin, Cello
Scored for
Trio
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Arranger
Stephen DeCesare
Publisher
Exultet Music
Genre
Religious/Christian
Tender and moving arrangement of the beautiful Christmas hymn which has been freshly arranged as a duet for Violin and Cello with Piano accompaniment. Accessible and appropriate for any church or concert setting.
  • Comments

Duet for Bb-Trumpet, french horn and piano

Title by uploader: Once In Royal David's City (Duet for Bb-Trumpet and French Horn)


5.95 USD

PDF, 651.7 Kb ID: SM-000362142 Upload date: 28 May 2019
Instrumentation
Piano, Horn, Trumpet
Scored for
Trio
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Arranger
Stephen DeCesare
Publisher
Exultet Music
Genre
Religious/Christian
Tender and moving arrangement of the beautiful Christmas hymn which has been freshly arranged as a duet for Bb-Trumpet and French Horn with Piano accompaniment. Accessible and appropriate for any church or concert setting.
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Duet for soprano, tenor saxophone and piano

Title by uploader: Once In Royal David's City (Duet for Soprano and Tenor Saxophone)


5.95 USD

PDF, 652.3 Kb ID: SM-000362145 Upload date: 28 May 2019
Instrumentation
Piano, Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
Scored for
Trio
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Arranger
Stephen DeCesare
Publisher
Exultet Music
Genre
Religious/Christian
Tender and moving arrangement of the beautiful Christmas hymn which has been freshly arranged as a duet for Soprano and Tenor Saxophone with Piano accompaniment. Accessible and appropriate for any church or concert setting.
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Duet for flute, Bb-Clarinet and piano

Title by uploader: Once In Royal David's City (Duet for Flute & Bb-Clarinet)


5.95 USD

PDF, 644.6 Kb ID: SM-000362146 Upload date: 28 May 2019
Instrumentation
Piano, Flute, Clarinet
Scored for
Trio
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Arranger
Stephen DeCesare
Publisher
Exultet Music
Genre
Religious/Christian
Tender and moving arrangement of the beautiful Christmas hymn which has been freshly arranged as a duet for Flute and Bb-Clarinet with Piano accompaniment. Accessible and appropriate for any church or concert setting.
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Duet for C-Instruments and piano

Title by uploader: Once In Royal David's City (Duet for C-Instruments)


5.95 USD

PDF, 643.3 Kb ID: SM-000362147 Upload date: 28 May 2019
Instrumentation
Piano, Flute, Oboe, Violin
Scored for
Trio
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Arranger
Stephen DeCesare
Publisher
Exultet Music
Genre
Religious/Christian
Tender and moving arrangement of the beautiful Christmas hymn which has been freshly arranged as a duet for C-Instruments with Piano accompaniment. Accessible and appropriate for any church or concert setting.
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For saxophone quartet and piano

Title by uploader: Once In Royal David's City (for Saxophone Quartet and Piano)


12.95 USD

PDF, 813.1 Kb ID: SM-000362132 Upload date: 28 May 2019
Instrumentation
Piano, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
Scored for
Quintet
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Arranger
Stephen DeCesare
Publisher
Exultet Music
Genre
Religious/Christian
Tender and moving arrangement of the beautiful Christmas hymn which has been freshly arranged for a Saxophone Quartet (Soprano Sax, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax) with Piano accompaniment. Accessible and appropriate for any church or concert setting.
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For trombone duet and piano

Title by uploader: Once In Royal David's City (Trombone Duet)


5.95 USD

PDF, 658.7 Kb ID: SM-000362133 Upload date: 28 May 2019
Instrumentation
Piano, Trombone
Scored for
Trio
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Arranger
Stephen DeCesare
Publisher
Exultet Music
Genre
Religious/Christian
Tender and moving arrangement of the beautiful Christmas hymn which has been freshly arranged as a duet for Trombone with Piano accompaniment. Accessible and appropriate for any church or concert setting.
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For string quartet

Title by uploader: Once In Royal David's City (String Quartet)


8.95 USD

PDF, 393.1 Kb ID: SM-000372673 Upload date: 05 Oct 2019
Instrumentation
Violin, Viola, Cello
Scored for
Quartet
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Key
F major
Movement(s)
1 to 1 from 1
Arranger
Thomas Quigley
Publisher
Thomas Quigley
Difficulty
Medium
Duration
2'25
Genre
Religious/Christian
A slightly upbeat rhythmic accompaniment lends energy and interest in this inventive version. Ideal, especially for students or amateurs, it is a fine addition to your Christmas repertoire. Skillfully harmonized, it is accomplished and fairly easy to play. Highly recommended!
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For guitar

Title by uploader: Once in royal Davis's city


1.20 USD

PDF, 176.6 Kb ID: SM-000374708 Upload date: 11 Nov 2019
Instrumentation
Acoustic guitar, Classical guitar
Scored for
Solo
Type of score
For a single performer
Key
C major
Arranger
Berndt Leopolder
Publisher
Berndt Leopolder
Language
English
Difficulty
Medium
Duration
0'30
Genre
World / Ethnic/English
Weihnachtslied aus England
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