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Jesu, Jesu, Baby Dear – Flute Quartet


This traditional Czech carol, also known as the rocking carol, is sung as a lullaby to baby Jesus while rocking in the manger as if it were a more modern cradle. Cradle rocking, a custom which began in German churches in medieval times, eventually spread from there all across Europe. The carol was popularized by a recording by Julie Andrews.

The flute quartets can easily be expanded to flute choir by adding both alto and bass flutes. The Alto Flute part is included and the bass plays Flute 4.

Composer: Bill Reichenbach
Instrumentation: Flute Quartet
Duration/# of Pages: ca. 2:20 / 9 pages, 8.5″ x 11″
Key: G – Eb (no key sig)

Score & Parts $15.00