Chorus of the Angels and Shepherds, from Christus, op. 117 (string quartet)
Title: Chorus of the Angels and Shepherds, from the oratorio Christus, op. 117
Composer: Anton Rubenstein, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin 1; Violin 2; Viola; Cello
Printout: 8 pages
Note: Rubinstein’s response to the nativity story is not as well known as some, but no less beautiful. It makes an evocative Christmas Eve prelude.
sound file: measures 10 – 17.