Advent, Christmas & Epiphany Anthems for Upper Voice Choirs
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Merrily On High is an exciting compilation of Advent, Christmas and Epiphany music for church, cathedral, school, youth and community choirs of “upper voices” – trebles or sopranos and altos. Thirty pieces are included, eleven published for the first time. Contents include new settings and arrangements of familiar and lesser known carols, a 3-part Advent Responsory and Mark Blatchly's setting of the Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in B flat. Lyrics are in English, French, German, Latin and Polish. Includes invaluable historical and performance notes for each piece by Barry Rose.
Contents: A Child Is Born (Peter Moorse) • Adam Lay Ybounden (Michael Hurd) • Brightest and Best (Malcolm Archer) • Come, Thou Redeemer of the Earth (Barry Rose) • Come, Watch with Us This Christmas Night (Malcolm Archer) • Down in Yon Forest • Fum, Fum, Fum • Gabriel's Message • Go, Tell It on the Mountain (John Abdenour) • How Far Is It to Bethlehem? (Geoffrey Shaw) • I Look from Afar (Barry Rose) • Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (Mark Blatchley) • Myn Lyking (R.R Terry) • No Room at the Inn (D.A. Connett) • Now the Most High Is Born (Michael Rose) • O This Night Is Born Noel • People, Look East • Rejoice and Be Merry • Say, Where Is He Born? (Felix Mendelssohn) • Silent Night (Franz Gruber) • Still, Still, Still • Sweet Was the Song (Gerald Hendrie) • The Holly and the Ivy • The Shepherds' Farewell (Hector Berlioz) • Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day • Torches! (John Joubert) • Two Polish Carols • Watt's Cradle Hymn (Barry Rose) • When Christ Was Born of Mary Free (John Gardner) • Whence Is That Goodly Fragrance Flowing?