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Carols for Choirs - Volume 2

Christmas & Advent

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  • Arrangers: John Rutter, David Willcocks
  • Instrumentation: Piano, SATB Choir
  • Work Language: English
  • ISBN: 9780193535657
  • Size: 6.9 x 9.8 inches
  • Pages: 224



A second collection of 50 carols, mostly for SATB, some unaccompanied, and some having accompaniments for piano, organ, orchestra, or brass ensemble. Many of the carols are from traditional sources, rearranged, as well as carols written especially for this volume by composers including William Walton, Benjamin Britten, Richard Rodney Bennett, and William Mathias.

  • Bainton: A babe is born I wys
  • Scheidt/Willcocks: A child is born in Bethlehem
  • Ord: Adam lay ybounden
  • Ebeling: All my heart this night rejoices
  • Walton: All this time
  • Trevor: The angels and the shepherds
  • Willcocks: The cherry tree carol
  • Rutter: Come leave your sheep
  • Willcocks: Come, thou Redeemer of the earth
  • Willcocks: Deck the hall
  • Willcocks: Ding dong! merrily on high
  • Rutter: Down in yon forest
  • Willcocks: Gabriel's message
  • Wood: Hail! Blessed Virgin Mary
  • Mendelssohn: Hark! the herald angels sing
  • Rutter: He is born the divine Christ child
  • Rutter: Here we come a-wassailing
  • Walford Davies: The holly and the ivy
  • Willcocks: How far is it to Bethlehem?
  • Pettman: I saw a maiden
  • Hadley: I sing of a maiden
  • Rutter: Il est n'e le divin enfant
  • Willcocks: The Infant King
  • Sullivan/Willcocks: It came upon the midnight clear
  • Willcocks: The Lord at first did Adam make
  • Willcocks: Masters in this hall
  • Palestrina: Matin responsory
  • Terry: Myn lyking
  • R utter: Nativity carol
  • Britten: A New Year carol
  • Rutter: No"el nouvelet
  • Rutter: Nowell, sing nowell
  • Wade: O come, all ye faithful
  • Willcocks: O come, O come, Emmanuel
  • Willcocks: Of the father's heart begotten
  • Gauntlett/Mann/Willcocks: Once in royal David's city
  • Rodney Bennett: Out of your sleep
  • Rutter: Past three a clock
  • Jacques: Patapan
  • Holst: Personent hodie
  • Willcocks: Quelle est cette odeur agr'eable?
  • Rutter: Quem pastores laudavere
  • Rutter: Quittez, pasteurs
  • Willcocks: Resonemus laudibus
  • Rutter: Sans day carol
  • Leuner/Macpherson: The shepherds' cradle song
  • Rutter: Shepherds left their flocks a-straying
  • Rutter: Shepherd's pipe carol
  • Gruber/Willcocks: Silent night
  • Mathias: Sir Christ`emas
  • Stevens: There is no rose
  • Willcocks: Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
  • Vaughan Williams: The truth from above
  • Rutter: The twelve days of Christmas
  • Willcocks: While shepherds watched their flocks
  • Bach/Rutter: Zion hears the watchmen's voices