OUP-3532274 - 100 Carols for Choirs, Paperback Default title

100 Carols for Choirs, Paperback

ISBN: 9780193532274, Ref: OUP-3532274 new

  • 100 of the most popular carols and hymns
  • Includes a mixture of accompanied and unaccompanied works
  • Mostly set for SATB choir and piano/organ
  • Includes music for Advent, Christmas, Epiphany and Easter
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74 of the most popular items from Carols for Choirs 1, 2 and 3 in one volume, plus 26 pieces new to the series. The volume contains both accompanied and unaccompanied items, and the Order of Service for a Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. Orchestral and brass ensemble accompaniments for many of the items are available on hire from the Publisher.



John Rutter was born in London in 1945 and studied music at Clare College, Cambridge. His compositions embrace choral, orchestral, and instrumental music, and he has edited or co-edited various choral anthologies, including four Carols for Choirs volumes with Sir David Willcocks and the Oxford Choral Classics series. From 1975 to 1979 he was Director of Music at Clare College, and in 1981 he formed his own choir, the Cambridge Singers. He now divides his time between composition and conducting and is sought after as a guest conductor for the world's leading choirs and orchestras.

Born in 1919, David Willcocks began his musical career as a chorister at Westminster Abbey, later winning scholarships to Clifton College and King's College, Cambridge. Following war service, he was elected Fellow of King's College, and later became Organist of Salisbury and Worcester Cathedrals, conducting the Three Choirs Festival whilst at Worcester. Willcocks returned to King's College, Cambridge as Director of Music from 1957-1974, with the first collection of his arrangements in the Carols for Choirs series publishing in 1961. He was Director of Music at the Royal College of Music from 1974-1984, and was knighted in the Queen's Silver Jubilee Honours List in 1977. Willcocks also conducted The Bach Choir for 38 years, retiring in 1998. Sir David died in September 2015. 
Contents Contents
1Adam lay yboundenWarlock
2All my heart this night rejoicesEbeling
3Alleluya, a new work is come on handWishart
4Angels, from the realms of gloryWillcocks
5Angelus ad virginemWillcocks
6As with gladness men of oldWillcocks
7Ave plena graciaMaxwell Davies
8Away in a mangerKirkpatrick/Willcocks
9A babe is bornMathias
10Birthday CarolWillcocks
11The cherry tree carolWillcocks
12Child in a mangerRutter
13A child is born in BethlehemWillcocks
14Christmas nightRutter
15Coventry carolRutter
16Coventry carolShaw
17Cradle songRutter
18The crown of rosesTchaikovsky
19Deck the hallWillcocks
20Ding dong! merrily on highWillcocks
21Ding dong! merrily on highWood
22The first NowellWillcocks
23Gabriel to Mary cameWillcocks
24Gabriel's messageWillcocks
25God rest you merry, gentlemenWillcocks
26Good King WenceslasWillcocks
27A great and mighty wonderPraetorius
28Hail! Blessed Virgin MaryWood
29Hark! the herald-angels singMendelssohn/Willcocks
30He is born the divine Christ-childWillcocks
31Here we come a-wassailingRutter
32The holly and the ivyWalford Davies
33Hush! my dear, lie still and slumberWillcocks
34I saw a maidenPettman
35I saw three shipsRutter
36I saw three shipsWillcocks
37I wonder as I wanderNiles/Rutter
38Il est né le divin enfantWillcocks
39In Dulci JubiloPearsall
40In the bleak mid-winterHolst
41In the bleak mid-winterDarke
42Infant holy, infant lowlyWillcocks
43The Infant KingWillcocks
44It came upon the midnight clearWillcocks
45Jesus childRutter
46Jesus Christ is risen todayWillcocks
47Jesus Christ the apple treePoston
48Jingle, bellsPierpont/Willcocks
49Joy to the worldMason/Rutter
50Joys sevenCleobury
51King Jesus hath a gardenWood
52Kings of OrientHopkins/Willcocks
53Lo! he comes with clouds descendingWillcocks
54Lo, how a Rose e'er bloomingPraetorius
55Longfellow's carolPercival
56Lord of the DanceCarter/Willcocks
57Lute-book lullabyBallet/Shaw
58A maiden most gentleCarter
59Mary's LullabyRutter
60A merry ChristmasWarrell
61Myn lykingR. R. Terry
62Nativity carolRutter
63A New Year carolBritten
64O come, all ye faithfulWade/Willcocks
65O come, o come, EmmanuelWillcocks
66O little one sweetJ. S. Bach
67O little town of BethlehemVaughan Williams/Armstrong
68O little town of BethlehemWalford Davies
69O Queen of heavenRogers
70Of the Father's heart begottenWillcocks
71Once, as I rememberWood
72Once in royal David's cityGauntlett/Mann/Willcocks
73Out of your sleepRodney Bennett
74Past three a clockWood
75Personent hodieHolst
76Quelle est cette odeur agréable?Willcocks
77Quem pastores laudavereRutter
78Rise up, shepherd, and followRutter
79Sans Day CarolRutter
80See amid the winter's snowWillcocks
81The shepherds' farewellBerlioz
82Shepherds in the field abidingWillcocks
83Shepherds left their flocks a-strayingRutter
84Shepherd's pipe carolRutter
85Silent nightGruber/Willcocks
86Sing aloud on this day!Holst
87Sir ChristèmasMathias
88A spotless RoseHowells
89Star carolRutter
90Still, still, stillLedger
91Stille NachtGruber/Willcocks
92Sussex carolWillcocks
93There is a flowerRutter
94There is no roseStevens
95This Christmas nightWilliamson
96This joyful EastertideWood
97The three kingsCornelius/Atkins
98Tomorrow shall be my dancing dayWillcocks
99The truth from aboveVaughan Williams
100The twelve days of ChristmasRutter
101Unto us is born a sonWillcocks
102Up! good Christen folk, and listenWoodward
103A virgin most pureWood
104Wassail songVaughan Williams
105Wexford carolRutter
106What cheer?Walton
107When Christ was bornJacques
108Whence is that goodly fragrance flowing?Willcocks
109While shepherds watched their flocksWillcocks
110Ye choirs of new JerusalemGauntlett/Willcocks
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