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Voiceworks at Christmas : 30 seasonal songs

Format: Music Score 2004
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Music - Open Stacks q M2065.V63 2004x
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor - Music - Open Stacks
Call Number  q M2065.V63 2004x
An inspired collection of pieces for Christmas, Voiceworks at Christmas meets the needs of all choral groups and overflows with festive cheer.

· 30 fabulous carols and songs, from unison to four-part harmony and beyond

·Pieces for all occasions: school concerts, Advent and Christmas services, carol-singing

· Ideal for youth and community choirs, school groups (Key Stage 2 upwards), choral societies, church choirs, and choral groups of all ages and experience

· Vast range of repertoire: plainsong and early music, spirituals, folk pieces, carols in jazz style

·Introduces carols from the West Gallery and Sacred Harp traditions

· Well-known carols in fresh arrangements and new songs by living composers

· Tips and hints for warming up and preparing to rehearse

· A complete lesson or rehearsal plan for each song

· Photocopiable pages

· CD with performances of all the songs and some backing tracks
Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque: Creator of the stars at night : 7th-cent. office hymn. Gaudete! : Piae cantiones 1582. En! natus est Emanuel / Michael Praetorius. Zion hears the watchmen's voices / J.S. Bach
Sacred harp and West gallery: Ye nations all, on you I call / American folk melody ; arr. William Walker. Radiance : Sacred music c.1820-40 / trans. A.D.Townsend. While shepherds watched / Thomas Clark. While shepherds watched / John Foster
New takes on old carols: I saw three ships / trad. English ; arr. Peter Hunt. Ding dong! merrily on high / 16th-cent. French ; arr. Peter Hunt. Silent night / Franz Gruber ; arr. Peter Hunt. Sans Day carol / trad. Cornish ; arr. Peter Hunt. Noël let us sing / trad. French ; arr. Philip Ledger. Away in a manger / Herbert Chappell
Spiritual and gospel connections: When the sun's reborn / Nasrudin ; arr. Peter Hunt. Away in a manger / Peter Hunt. Poor li'l Jesus : gospel song / arr. Peter Hunt. Behold that star : spiritual / arr. Bob Chilcott
Popular connections: Mary's lullaby / John Høybye. Ring out the bells / Roger Emerson. Mad world / Roland Orzabal ; arr. Peter Hunt. Rudolf, the red-nosed reindeer / John Marks ; arr. Graham Buckland
Easy new carols: Sing high, sing low / Sue Nicholls. Kings came riding / Kevin Stannard. Winter solstice / Katherine Lucas ; arr. Peter Hunt. Holy child / David Palmer
Living songs: The first Christmas / David Hamilton. Ring the bells / Libby Larsen. Scots nativity / Alan Bullard. Christmas-tide / Bob Chilcott.

Additional Information
Subjects Christmas music.
Choral singing -- Instruction and study.
Publisher Oxford, England ; New York, NY :Oxford University Press,2004
Contributors Hunt, Peter, 1955-
Language English
Notes Includes "30 ... carols and songs, from unison to four-part harmony ... [with] a complete lesson or rehearsal plan for each song"--P. [4] of cover.
Description 1 score (199 pages) ; 30 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
ISBN 0193435535
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