- for SATB choir and narrator and orchestra
- 31' 00"
- 1100;0000; perc: tubular bells; strings. Narrator may be a separate speaker or from the choir. Bells may be able to be played by choir member as required only in final movement.
- Three scenes Scene 1: The Annunciation. Three carols. Scene 2; The Shepherds. Four carols. Scene 3: The Kings. Three carols.
|Score (723k)||Pages 1, 10, 17, 25, 30, 37, 46, 53||© David Farquhar Estate|
This celebratory work for choir and orchestra consisting of three Christmas ‘scenes’ brings together arrangements of 15th, 16th and 17th century carols with some of the well-known traditional carols. The audience can be invited to join in with a carols in each section including O Little Town of Bethlehem, The First Nowell and O Come All Ye Faithful.
- Text Note:
- Various early texts, Phillip Brookes