Instrumental Music

Sinter-Brass Cover


Koperensemble Tell-Brass
with Kinderkoor Jehuda
Mirasound 299208

Nice arrangements of traditional Dutch Sinterklaas songs for a brass tentet, 4 trumpets, 1 horn, 4 trombones, and one tuba, often with percussion. Here they are joined on some songs by the children's choir, Jehuda.
Introductory page

St. Nicholas (Knecht Ruprecht)

Opus 68, No. 12 for piano
By Robert Schumann
Succeeding with the Masters: A Guide to Practicing and Performing the Works of Schubert, Schumann, Tchaikovsky, and Chopin (Romantic Era Volume Two)
F J H Music Company, 2006

The short piece (1 min. 15 sec.) tells the story of St. Nicholas in 19th century Germany. Book contains background and suggestions for interpretation and practice. CD included.

Mp3 file courtesy of F J H Music Company; available from F J H Music Company
Canticle Cover

Canticle of St. Nicholas

Opus 24, Brass Quintet and Timpani
By Karl Henning
Lux Nova Press, LNP-0111

Sheet music for brass quintet, strings or organ

A word from the composer, Karl Henning
Folkloric Suite

Legende de Saint Nicolas

St. Nicholas Legend

From Folkloric Suite for Organ
By Jean Langlais
H. T. FitzSimons Company, FO604

Distributed by Alexandria House
Scottish Lute

Swit Saint Nikcola (Sabit Sant Nikola)

From The Scottish Lute
By Ronn McFarlane
Dorian DOR-90129

The short selection, "Swit Saint Nikcola," is from the Rowallan Manuscript, one of the earliest compilations of Scottish lute tunes collected circa 1612-1628 by Wm. Mure of Rowallan
St Nicholas March

St. Nicholas March & Two-Step

By Franz Kaltenborn
M. Witmark & Sons, 1900

Piano solo
Click for sheet music
St Nicholas March

Song for St Nicholas Past

By Betty Roe
From The Sunday Organist: Easy Fillers & Voluntaries
Kevin Mayhew Ltd, 2004

Organ music—16 short pieces by various composers
Purchase from Kevin Mayhew (UK) or Sheet Music Plus (US)

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