Tag Archives: 100 Carols for Choirs

All my heart this night rejoices (EbelingJG)

All my heart this night rejoices
SATB  Unaccompanied

Music: JOHANN GEORG EBELING
Words: PAULUS GERHARDT

In: Carols for Choirs 2; 100 Carols for Choirs

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Alleluya a new work is come on hand (WishartP)

Alleluya, a new work is come on hand
SSAATTBB   Unaccompanied

Music: PETER WISHART
Words 15th century

Oxford University Press, 1970
In: 100 Carols for Choirs

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As with gladness men of old (WillcocksD)

As with gladness men of old
SATB   Unaccompanied

Abridged from a chorale, Treuer Heiland: C. KOCHER
Music arranged: DAVID WILLCOCKS
Words: W. CHATTERTON DIX

Oxford University Press, 1961
In: Carols for Choirs 1; 100 Carols for Choirs

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Ave plena gracia (DaviesPM)

Ave plena gracia
SATB+Sop.solo+Alt.solo+Ten.solo   Unaccompanied

Music: PETER MAXWELL DAVIES
Words 15th century

Oxford University Press, 1965
In: 100 Carols for Choirs

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Away in a manger (WillcocksD)

Away in a manger
SATB   Unaccompanied

Tune: W.J. KIRKPATRICK
Music arranged: DAVID WILLCOCKS
Words anon.

Oxford University Press, 1960
In: Carols for Choirs 1; 100 Carols for Choirs

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Babe is born (BaintonF)

A babe is born I wys
SATB   Unaccompanied

Music: F. BAINTON
Words from an old MS in Westminster Abbey library

From the University Carol Book
In: Carols for Choirs 2; 100 Carols for Choirs

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Cherry tree carol (WillcocksD)

The cherry tree carol
SSATBB   Unaccompanied

English traditional carol
Music arranged: DAVID WILLCOCKS

Oxford University Press, 1970
In: Carols for Choirs 2; 100 Carols for Choirs

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Child is born in Bethlehem (ScheidtS) ed. WillcocksD

A child is born in Bethlehem (Puer natus in Bethlehem)
SATB;SATB   Unaccompanied

Music: SAMUEL SCHEIDT
Edited: DAVID WILLCOCKS

Oxford University Press, 1966
In: Carols for Choirs 2; 100 Carols for Choirs

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Christmas night (RutterJ)

Christmas night
SATB+organ

Melody from Arbeau’s Orchésographie (1588)
Music arranged: JOHN RUTTER
Words: JOHN RUTTER

Oxford University Press, 1987
In: 100 Carols for Choirs

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Coventry carol (1591) 3-part

Coventry carol
S(or A)TB   Unaccompanied

Original tune of 1591
Words from the Pageant of the Shearman and Tailors, 15th century

In: Carols for Choirs 1; 100 Carols for Choirs

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Coventry carol (ShawM)

Coventry carol
SATB   Unaccompanied

Original tune of 1591
Modern version of the tune arranged: MARTIN SHAW
Words from the Pageant of the Shearman and Tailors, 15th century

A.R. Mowbray & Co. Ltd
In: Carols for Choirs 1; 100 Carols for Choirs

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Ding dong merrily on high (WillcocksD)

Ding dong! merrily on high
SSATTB+organ

16th century French tune
Music arranged: DAVID WILLCOCKS
Words: G.R. WOODWARD

Oxford University Press, 1970
In: Carols for Choirs 2; 100 Carols for Choirs

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Ding dong merrily on high (WoodC)

Ding dong! merrily on high
SATB   Unaccompanied

16th century French tune
Music harmonized: CHARLES WOOD
Words: G.R. WOODWARD

From The Cambridge Carol Book

In: Carols for Choirs 1; 100 Carols for Choirs

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First nowell (WillcocksD)

The first nowell
SATB+piano/organ

English traditional carol
Music arranged: DAVID WILLCOCKS
Additional arrangement of Verse 6: PHILIP LEDGER

Oxford University Press, 1961
In: Carols for Choirs 1; 100 Carols for Choirs

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God rest you merry gentlemen (WillcocksD)

God rest ye merry, gentlemen
SSATB+organ

English traditional carol
Music arranged: DAVID WILLCOCKS

Oxford University Press, 1961
In: Carols for Choirs 1; 100 Carols for Choirs

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Good King Wenceslas (WillcocksD)

Good King Wenceslas
SATB+piano/organ

Tune from Piae Cantiones
Music arranged: DAVID WILLCOCKS
Words: J.M. NEALE

Oxford University Press, 1987
In: 100 Carols for Choirs

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Great and mighty wonder (PraetoriusM)

A great and mighty wonder
(Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen)
SATB   Unaccompanied (or +piano/organ)

Old German tune
Music harmonized: MICHAEL PRAETORIUS
Words: St GERMANUS, translated: J.M. NEALE

Oxford University Press, 1987
In: Carols for Choirs 1; 100 Carols for Choirs

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Hail blessed Virgin Mary (WoodC)

Hail! blessed Virgin Mary
SATB   Unaccompanied

Italian carol
Music arranged: CHARLES WOOD
Words: G.R. WOODWARD

The Faith Press, 1970
In: Carols for Choirs 2; 100 Carols for Choirs

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Here we come a-wassailing (RutterJ)

Here we come a-wassailing
SATB+piano

English traditional carol
Music arranged: JOHN RUTTER

Oxford University Press, 1987
In: 100 Carols for Choirs

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Holly and the ivy (DaviesHW)

The holly and the ivy
SSATBB   Unaccompanied

English traditional carol
Music arranged: HENRY WALFORD DAVIES

H. Walford Davies, 1913
In: Carols for Choirs 2; 100 Carols for Choirs

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I saw a maiden (PettmanE)

I saw a maiden
SATB   Unaccompanied

Old Basque Noël
Refrain: EDGAR PETTMAN
Words 15th century

From The University Carol Book
In: Carols for Choirs 2; 100 Carols for Choirs

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I saw three ships (WillcocksD)

I saw three ships
SAATBB   Unaccompanied

English traditional carol
Music arranged: DAVID WILLCOCKS

Oxford University Press, 1960
In: Carols for Choirs 1; 100 Carols for Choirs

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I wonder as I wander (RutterJ)

I wonder as I wander
SATB   Unaccompanied

Appalachian carol
Music arranged: JOHN RUTTER

In: 100 Carols for Choirs

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In dulci jubilo (PearsallRL) arr. JacquesR

In dulci jubilo
SATB;SATB+soloists   Unaccompanied

Old German tune
Music arranged: R.L. PEARSALL
Edited and adapted: REGINALD JACQUES

Oxford University Press, 1961
In: Carols for Choirs 1; 100 Carols for Choirs

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In the bleak midwinter (DarkeH)

In the bleak mid-winter
SATB+Sop.solo+Ten.solo+organ

Music: HAROLD DARKE
Words: CHRISTINA ROSSETTI

Stainer & Bell, 1911
In: 100 Carols for Choirs

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Infant holy (WillcocksD)

Infant holy, infant lowly
SATB   Unaccompanied

Polish carol
Music arranged: DAVID WILLCOCKS
Words translated: EDITH M. REED

Oxford University Press, 1961
In: Carols for Choirs 1; 100 Carols for Choirs

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Infant king (WillcocksD)

The infant king
SATB   Unaccompanied

Basque Noël
Music arranged: DAVID WILLCOCKS
Words: S. BARING-GOULD

Oxford University Press, 1970
In: Carols for Choirs 2; 100 Carols for Choirs

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It came upon the midnight clear (SullivanA)

It came upon the midnight clear
SATB+organ

Traditional English tune
Music adapted: ARTHUR SULLIVAN
Descant and organ part: DAVID WILLCOCKS
Words: E.H. SEARS

Oxford University Press, 1970
In: Carols for Choirs 1 & 2; v.4 descant from 100 Carols for Choirs

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Jesus Christ the apple tree (PostonE)

Jesus Christ the apple tree
SATB(div.)   Unaccompanied

Music: ELIZABETH POSTON
Words from Divine Hymns or Spiritual Songs (1784), compiled by JOSHUA SMITH

Elizabeth Poston, 1967
In: 100 Carols for Choirs

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Jingle bells (PierpontJ) arr. WillcocksD

Jingle, bells
SATB+piano

Melody and words: J. PIERPONT
Music arranged: DAVID WILLCOCKS

Oxford University Press, 1987
In: 100 Carols for Choirs

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Joy to the world (RutterJ)

Joy to the world!
SATB(v.3 descant)+organ

Music: LOWELL MASON, based on Handel
Arranged: JOHN RUTTER

Oxford University Press, 1987
In: 100 Carols for Choirs

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Joys seven (CleoburyS)

Joys seven
SATB+organ

English traditional carol
Music arranged: STEPHEN CLEOBURY

Oxford University Press, 1984
In: 100 Carols for Choirs

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Lo how a rose eer blooming (PraetoriusM)

Lo, how a rose e’er blooming (A great and mighty wonder) (Es ist ein Ros entsprungen)
SATB   Unaccompanied

14th century German melody
Harmonized: MICHAEL PRAETORIUS

In: 100 Carols for Choirs

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London waits (WoodC)

London waits (Past three a clock)
SATB   Unaccompanied

Tune London Waits
Music harmonized by CHARLES WOOD
Words: G.R. WOODWARD

In: Carols for Choirs 1; 100 Carols for Choirs; The Novello Book of Carols

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Longfellows carol (PercivalA)

Longfellow’s carol
Unison+piano

Music: ALLEN PERCIVAL
Words: H.W. LONGFELLOW

In: 100 Carols for Choirs

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Lord of the dance (CarterS) arr. WillcocksD

Lord of the dance
SSATB   Unaccompanied

Melody adapted: SYDNEY CARTER from a traditional Shaker song
Music arranged: DAVID WILLCOCKS
Words: SYDNEY CARTER

Stainer & Bell, 1963, 1979 & 1987
In: 100 Carols for Choirs

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Lute-book lullaby (ShawG)

Lute-book lullaby
SATB   Unaccompanied

Music: WILLIAM BALLET
Arranged: GEOFFREY SHAW
Words: W. BALLET

From The Oxford Book of Carols

In: Carols for Choirs 1; 100 Carols for Choirs

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Maiden most gentle (CarterA)

A maiden most gentle
SAATBB+organ

French traditional melody
Music arranged: ANDREW CARTER
Words: ANDREW CARTER, paraphrased from The Venerable Bede

Oxford University Press, 1978
In: 100 Carols for Choirs

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Marys lullaby (RutterJ)

Mary’s lullaby
SSATTBB+piano/organ

Words and music: JOHN RUTTER

Oxford University Press, 1979
In: 100 Carols for Choirs

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Myn lyking (TerryRR)

Myn lyking
SATB+piano/organ

Music: R.R. TERRY
Words 15th century

In: Carols for Choirs 2; 100 Carols for Choirs

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Nativity carol (RutterJ)

Nativity carol
SATB+piano/organ

Words and music: JOHN RUTTER

Oxford University Press, 1967
In: Carols for Choirs 2; 100 Carols for Choirs

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New year (BrittenB)

A New year carol
Voice+piano

Music: BENJAMIN BRITTEN
Words Anon.

Boosey & Co. Ltd, 1936
In: Carols for Choirs 2; 100 Carols for Choirs

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O come all ye faithful (WillcocksD)

O come, all ye faithful (Adeste fideles)
SATB+Descant+organ

Unknown, probably 18th century
Arranged: DAVID WILLCOCKS
Words: F. OAKLEY, W.T. BROOKE and others

Oxford University Press, 1961
In: Carols for Choirs 1; 100 Carols for Choirs

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O come o come Emmanuel (WillcocksD)

O come, O come, Emmanuel (Veni, veni, Emmanuel)
SATB+organ

Melody from 15th century French Franciscan Processional
Adapted and arranged: DAVID WILLCOCKS
Words 18th century, translated: T.A. LACEY

Oxford University Press, 1970
In: Carols for Choirs 2; 100 Carols for Choirs

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O Jesulein suss (BachJS)

O Jesulein süß (O little one sweet)
SATB   Unaccompanied

Old German tune
Harmonized: J.S. BACH
Translated: PERCY DEARMER

Oxford University Press
In: Carols for Choirs 1; 100 Carols for Choirs

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O little town of Bethlehem (DaviesHW)

O little town of Bethlehem
SATB   Unaccompanied

Music: H. WALFORD DAVIES
Words: Bishop PHILLIPS BROOKS

Trustees of Walford Davies
In: 100 Carols for Choirs

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O little town of Bethlehem (Vaughan WilliamsR) descant ArmstrongT

O little town of Bethlehem
SATB+Descant+organ

English traditional tune
Music arranged: RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
Descant: THOMAS ARMSTRONG
Optional Verse 3: PHILIP LEDGER
Words: Bishop PHILLIPS BROOKS

Oxford University Press, 1906
In: Carols for Choirs 1; 100 Carols for Choirs

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O queen of heaven (RogersT)

O queen of heaven
SATB   Unaccompanied

Music: TIMOTHY ROGERS
Words 15th century

Stainer & Bell, 1986
In: 100 Carols for Choirs

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Of the fathers heart begotten (WillcocksD)

Of the father’s heart begotten (Corde natus ex parentis)
SATB+organ

Melody from ‘Piae Catniones, Theoderici Petri Nylandensis’, 1582
Arranged: DAVID WILLCOCKS

Oxford University Press, 1963
In: Carols for Choirs 2; 100 Carols for Choirs

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