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Carol of the (New Zealand) Birds

for treble voices and piano

Year:  1992

Year:  1992

Composer:   Philip Norman

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An extract from Wenceslas (1992) a cantata for choir and orchestra by Philip Norman, commissioned by the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, setting the words of the traditional Czech carol, Carol of the Birds. First performed in the New Zealand version by the Cathedral Grammar School Choir at the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra's 2005 Christmas Proms.

Difficulty note

Recommended by the composer for the Big Sing competition

Text note

Text by Philip Norman

Performance history

Performed by the Cathedral Grammar School Choir at the 2005 Christchurch Symphony Orchestra Christmas Proms