Virga Jesse floruit (score & parts) - 3BSN/CBSN
Composer: Bruckner, Anton
Virga Jesse floruit, WAB52
for bassoon quartet: three bassoons and contrabassoon
by Anton Bruckner (1824-1896) - Austrian composer
Arranged by Daryl Durran.
Composed in 1885, the text based on Isiah 11 is often performed during Christmas season. Originally written for a cappella SATB choir, this arrangement for 3 bassoons and contrabassoon maintains the original key with all voices sounding one octave lower than the choir.