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Music for Advent and Christmas

Available as performance sets from the Music Library


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VOCAL SETS

4 French noels

ed. P. Schubert
Peters
SATB
30 vs
Fre

8 Christmas carols set 1

arr. J. Rutter
OUP
SATB & piano or orchestra
40 vs
Contents:
In dulci jubilo
Il est ne le divin enfant
Angel tidings
Of the Fathers love begotten


8 Christmas carols set 2

arr. J. Rutter
OUP
SATB & piano or orchestra
40 vs
Contents:
I saw three ships
Down in yon forrest
Quelle est cette odeur agreable
Twelve days of Christmas


100 carols for choirs

arr. D. Willcocks & J. Rutter
OUP
SATB & accompt.
50 vs

BACH, J.S.

Cantata no.62 Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland II
Carus
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
30 vs
GerEng
Orchestral set available

Cantata no.65 Sie werden aus Saba alle kommen
Br. & H.
TB soli, chorus & orchestra
40 vs
GerEng
Orchestral set available

Cantata no.110 Unser Mund sei voll Lachens
Carus
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
30 vs
GerEng
Orchestral set available

Christmas oratorio
ed. J. Troutbeck
Novello
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
63 vs
Eng
Orchestral set available

Christmas oratorio
ed. A. Durr
Barenreiter
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
60 vs
GerEng
Orchestral set available

Magnificat, E flat major, BWV243a
Barenreiter
SSATB soli, chorus & orchestra
40 vs
Lat
Orchestral set available

Baroque Christmas classics

by Praetorius, Bach, Scheidt, Schutz et al.
ed. J. Blezzard
Faber
SATB (divisi)
30 vs
Ger & Lat

BERLIOZ, H.

L'Enfance du Christ, op.25
ed. P. England
Novello
59 vs
Eng
Orchestral set available

BLAKE, H.

Walking in the air & other seasonal songs
Faber
SA(B) & piano
25 vs

BRITTEN, B.

A boy was born choral variations
OUP
Boys voices, SATB (divisi) & optional organ
20 vs

Ceremony of carols
Boosey & H.
SSA & harp or piano
52 vs & 1 harp part

Ceremony of carols arr.
arr. J. Harrison
Boosey & H.
SATB & harp or piano
27 vs

Christs nativity
Faber
SATB (divisi)
30 vs

Hymn to the Virgin
Boosey & H.
SATB + SATB
40 vs

Carols for choirs

Book 1
ed. R. Jacques & D. Willcocks
OUP
SATB
256 vs

Carols for choirs

Book 2
ed. D. Willcocks & J. Rutter
OUP
SATB
260 vs

Carols for choirs

Book 3
ed. D. Willcocks & J. Rutter
OUP
SATB
215 vs

Carols for choirs

Book 4
ed. D. Willcocks & J. Rutter
OUP
SSA
141 vs

CHARPENTIER, M-A.

Messe de minuet pour Noel, H9
ed. H. Wiley Hitchcock
Concordia
SSATB soli, chorus & orchestra
79 vs
Lat
Orchestral set available

Messe de minuet pour Noel, H9
ed. J-P. Montagnier
Schott
SSATB soli, chorus & orchestra
40 vs
Lat
Orchestral set available

Chester book of motets

No. 6 Christmas & advent motets by Byrd, Guerrero, Marenzio, Palestrina et al.
Chester
SATB
30 vs
Lat

A Christmas celebration

11 carols from Georgian England
ed. P. Holman & S. Drage
Faber
SATB & keyboard
30 vs

Christmas motets

by Bruckner, Byrd, Cui, Mendelssohn, Palestrina, Sweelinck et al.
ed. J. Rutter
OUP
SATB accomp. & unaccomp.
various langs & Eng

A Christmas special

arr. A. L'Estrange
Faber
SA (B) & piano
30 vs

DAVIES, P.M.

Ave rex angelorum
Boosey & H.
SATB & optional keyboard
40 vs
Lat & Eng

O magnum mysterium. 4 carols
Schott
SATB
40 vs
Lat
Orchestral set available

DOVE, J.

Run, shepherds, run!
Peters
SATB (divisi) & opt. audience participation
30 vs

The three kings
Peters
SATB
30 vs

DOWNES, A.

Ballads for Christmas
SSA & harp or piano
Lynwood Music
25 vs

An Edwardian carol book **NEW**

12 carols by Stanford, Parry, Elgar, Barnby & Dykes
ed. J. Dibble
OUP
30 vs

Follow that star

9 Christmas songs in close harmony
arr. P. Gritton
Chester
SATB
30 vs

GABRIELI, G.

O magnum mysterium
ed. J. Dixon
Joed Music
SSAT & ATBB & instruments
40 vs
Lat

GARDNER, J.

Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
O.U.P.
SATB & piano
40 vs

A gospel Christmas

arr. D. Runswick
Faber
SATB & piano
30 vs

HOLMAN, D.

Sir Christemas
Novello
SSA & piano
25 vs

HOLST, G.

Christmas day
Novello
SATB & orchestra or organ
25 vs
Orchestral set available

JENKINS, K.

A celebration of Christmas
Boosy & H.
SATB & piano or instr. ensemble
30 vs

JONES, R.

The stargazers
Marshall, Morgan & Scott
20 vs

While shepherds watched
Anfield Music
20 vs

LAURIDSEN, M.

O magnum mysterium **NEW**
Faber
SATB (divisi)
30 vs
Lat

Malcolm Sargent carol book

11 carols
OUP
SATB
20 vs
24 hrs

MARTLAND, S.

Three carols
Schott
SATB
30 vs
Eng & Lat


MATHIAS, W.

Ave Rex
OUP
SATB (divisi) & organ or orchestra
25 vs
Eng & Lat

MENOTTI, G-C.

Amahl and the night visitors
Schirmer
17 vs

A merry little Christmas **NEW**

12 popular classics
ed. J. Rubino
OUP
SATB & piano
30 vs


MESSIAEN, O.

O sacrum convivium!
Durand
SATB & organ (ad lib.)
20 vs
Lat

Naxos book of carols

ed. & arr. A. Pitts
Faber
SATB accomp. & unaccomp.
50 vs
Lat & Eng

Novello book of carols

90 carols
ed. W. Llewellyn
Novello
SATB & accompt.
65 vs

Oxford book of carols

ed. P. Dearmer, R. Vaughan Williams & M. Shaw
OUP
20 vs
24 hr

Passetime with good company

Medieval songs and carols
ed. J. Summerly
Faber
SATB
30 vs
Eng & Lat

POULENC, F.

4 motets pour le temps de Noel
No.1 O magnum mysterium

Salabert
SATB
40 vs
Lat

4 motets pour le temps de Noel
No.2 Quem viditis pastores

Salabert
SATB
40 vs
Latin

4 motets pour le temps de Noel
No.3 Videntes stellam

Salabert
SATB
40 vs
Lat

4 motets pour le temps de Noel
No.4 Hodie Christus natus est

Salabert
SATB
40 vs
Lat

PRAETORIUS, M.

In dulci jubilo
arr. Paul McCreesh for polychoral voices SSSSAATBarB & instruments
Kings Music
1 fsc, 25 chsc
Instrumental set available

RESPIGHI, O.

Laud to the Nativity
Ricordi
SMT soli, chorus & orchestra
30 vs
ItaEng

RUTTER, J

Brother Heinrich's Christmas
OUP
narrator, SATB chorus & small orchestra
30 vs

Dancing day
OUP
SSA & harp or piano
40 vs

SAINT-SAENS, C.

Oratorio de Noel
Schirmer
SSATBar soli, chorus & orchestra
45 vs
LatEng

SCHEIDT, S.

In dulci jubilo
ed. C. Mahrenholz
Barenreiter
SSAT & ATTB & clarini
40 vs
Lat

SCHOENBERG, A.

Friede auf Erden
Schott
SATB (divisi) & opt. orchestra
48 chsc
GerEng

SCHUTZ, H.

Christmas story (Historia der Geburt Jesu Christi)
ed. F. Schoneich
Barenreiter
STB soli, chorus & orchestra
3 fsc, 40 chsc
Ger
Orchestral set available


Shorter new Oxford book of carols

ed. H. Keyte & A. Parrott
OUP
61 vs

SKEMPTON, H.

To Bethlem did they go
O.U.P.
SATB
30 vs

Smash hits for Christmas

arr. R. Winter & G. Arch
Faber
SA(B) & piano
40 vs

SWEELINCK, J.P

Ecce virgo concipiet
ed. D. Colton
Concordia
SSATB
25 vs
LatEng

Hodie Christus natus est
ed. W. Barclay Squire
Novello
SSATB
25 vs
Lat

TAVENER, J.

God is with us
Chester
T or Bar solo, chorus & organ
25 vs

Today the Virgin
Chester
SATB
40 vs

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, R.

Fantasia on Christmas carols
St. & B.
Bar solo, chorus & orchestra
58 vs
Orchestral set available

The first nowell: Nativity play
OUP
30 vs, 5 lib
24 hr

On Christmas night: masque
OUP
20 vs
24 hr

WARLOCK, P.

3 carols
OUP
SATB
25 vs

WEIR, J.

My guardian angel
Chester
SATB & audience
40 vs

World carols for choirs

ed. B. Chilcott & S. Knight
OUP
SATB (divisi)
30 vs
various langs & Eng




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