Fauré - Il est né - wind dectet
"Il est né, le divin Enfant" (English: He is born, the divine Child) is a traditional French Christmas carol, which was published for the first time in 1862 by R. Grosjean, organist of the Cathedral of Saint-Dié-des-Vosges, in a collection of carols entitled "Airs des Noëls lorrains."
The text of the carol was published for the first time in a collection of ancient carols, published in either 1875 or 1876 by Dom G. Legeay.
Faure made an arrangement for keyboard, which I have transcribed for double wind quintet.( and bass)
It has several different verses and choruses, which I have scored for varying instrumentation. The melody is shared throughout.
score and parts pdf
Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon Horn in F, Double Bass, Chamber winds, tentet, decet, dectet, symphonic winds, double wind quintet, contrebass