O Holy Night by Adolphe Adam, arranged for Clarinet Choir by Matt Johnston. "O Holy Night" is a popular Christmas carol that has been beloved for generations. The original French version, titled "Minuit, chrétiens" (Midnight, Christians), was written in 1847 by Placide Cappeau, a wine merchant and poet, and was set to music by Adolphe Adam, a composer and music critic. The song has been translated into many languages and has been performed by countless artists over the years. One of the most famous versions of the song in the English-speaking world was performed by American singer and actor, Bing Crosby. Other notable versions of the song include those by Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, and Josh Groban. In this arrangement, the solo line can be played by a B-flat or C instrument, or it can be sung by a vocalist.
- Solo B-flat Clarinet (or Solo C Instrument)
- E-flat Clarinet
- 4 B-Flat Clarinets (Alto Clarinet/Basset Horn in lieu of Clarinet 4)
- Bass Clarinet
- Contrabass Clarinet/Contralto Clarinet/String Bass
- Harp (optional)