An accomplished vocalist, Michael DeLuca performs a wide variety of musical styles ranging from Early Music to present-day musical theater. He has appeared as both vocal soloist and narrator with several local Symphony Orchestras in the Finger Lakes region of New York State, and performs regularly with the Brighton Symphony Orchestra, Greece Community Orchestra, and the GPAS Festival String Ensemble. A student of Heinz Rehfuss while at the State University of New York at Buffalo, Michael leverages his diverse musical background into the composition and arrangement of pieces appropriate for use with amateur community orchestras.
Written by Franz Gruber and Joseph Mohr
Arranged by Michael DeLuca
This arrangement highlights the universality of this beloved Christmas Carol, with verses presented in the original German as well as Italian and English. Separate arrangements are available for Vocal Solo with Full Orchestra, String Orchestra, or Piano. An orchestral version (without Vocal Solo) is also available for performance as an instrumental-only piece. Performance time is 3 min 40 sec.
Instrumentation for the Arrangements:
Full Orchestra (2 Flutes, Oboe, Bb Clarinet, Bassoon, 3 Horns in F, 2 Trumpets in Bb, 2 Trombones, Tuba, Strings) and Vocal Solo
String Orchestra (Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello, Bass) and Vocal Solo
Piano and Voice
Full Orchestra (2 Flutes, Oboe, Bb Clarinet, Bassoon, 3 Horns in F, 2 Trumpets in Bb, 2 Trombones, Tuba, Strings)
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