Tag Archives: Carols for Choirs 1

Angels from the realms of glory (JacquesR)

Angels, from the realms of glory
SSATB   Unaccompanied

Old French tune
Music arranged: REGINALD JACQUES
Words: J. MONTGOMERY

Oxford University Press, 1961
In: Carols for Choirs 1

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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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Away in a manger (JacquesR)

Away in a manger
SATB   Unaccompanied

Traditional Normandy tune
Music arranged: REGINALD JACQUES
Words anon.

Oxford University Press, 1961
In: Carols for Choirs 1

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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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Blessed be that maid Mary (WillcocksD)

Blessed be that maid Mary
SATB;SATB   Unaccompanied

English traditional tune
Music arranged: DAVID WILLCOCKS
Words: G.R. WOODWARD

Oxford University Press, 1961
In: Carols for Choirs 1

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Blessed son of God (Vaughan WilliamsR)

The blessed son of God - from the cantata Hodie
SATB   Unaccompanied

Music: RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
Words: MILES COVERDALE after MARTIN LUTHER

Oxford University Press, 1954
In: Carols for Choirs 1

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Boars head carol (PostonE)

The boar’s head carol
SSAATTBB   Unaccompanied

English traditional carol
Music arranged: ELIZABETH POSTON

Oxford University Press, 1960
In: Carols for Choirs 1

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Boy was born (BrittenB)

A boy was born
SATB   Unaccompanied

Music: BENJAMIN BRITTEN
Words: 16th century German
Translated: PERCY DEARMER

Oxford University Press, 1934
In: Carols for Choirs 1

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Break forth (BachJS) ed. WillcocksD

Break forth, O beauteous heav’nly light - from Christmas Oratorio
SATB+piano/organ

Music: JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
Edited: DAVID WILLCOCKS
Words from Luke II vv. 8-11

In: Carols for Choirs 1

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Carol with lullaby (TateP)

Carol, with lullaby
SATB+piano

Music: PHYLLIS TATE
Words anon., adapted: PHYLLIS TATE

Oxford University Press, 1961
In: Carols for Choirs 1

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Christmas carol (KodalyZ)

A Christmas carol (All men draw near, Christmas is here)
SSAATB   Unaccompanied

Hungarian traditional tune
Music arranged: ZOLTÁN KODÁLY
Words: CLEMENT F. ROGERS

Oxford University Press, 1961
In: Carols for Choirs 1

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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 (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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Gloucestershire wassail (Vaughan WilliamsR)

Gloucestershire wassail
SATB   Unaccompanied

English traditional carol
Music arranged: RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS

From The Oxford Book of Carols
In: Carols for Choirs 1

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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 (JacquesR)

Good King Wenceslas
SATB+piano/organ

Tune from Piae Cantiones
Music arranged: REGINALD JACQUES
Words: J.M. NEALE

Oxford University Press, 1961
In: Carols for Choirs 1

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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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Hark the herald angels sing (MendelssohnF) arr. WillcocksD

Hark the herald angels sing
SATB+organ

Music: FELIX MENDELSSOHN
Descant: DAVID WILLCOCKS
Optional verse 3 arranged: PHILIP LEDGER
Words: C. WESLEY, T. WHITEFIELD, D. MADAN and others

Oxford University Press, 1961
In: Carols for Choirs 1

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Holly and the ivy (JacquesR)

The holly and the ivy
SSATB   Unaccompanied

English traditional carol
Music arranged: REGINALD JACQUES

Novello & Co. Ltd
In: Carols for Choirs 1

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I saw three ships (JacquesR)

I saw three ships
Unison+piano

English traditional carol
Music: REGINALD JACQUES

Oxford University Press, 1940
In: Carols for Choirs 1

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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 sing of a maiden (HadleyP)

I sing of a maiden
SS+piano

Music: PATRICK HADLEY
Words traditional

The Year Book Press, 1936
In: Carols for Choirs 2; Carols for Choirs 4

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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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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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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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Linden tree (JacquesR)

The linden tree carol
SATB   Unaccompanied

Old German tune
Music arranged: REGINALD JACQUES
Words: G.R. WOODWARD

Oxford University Press, 1961
In: Carols for Choirs 1

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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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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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No sad thought his soul affright (Vaughan WilliamsR)

No sad thought his soul affright - from Hodie
SATB   Unaccompanied

Music: RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
Words Anon. and URSULA VAUGHAN WILLIAMS

Oxford University Press, 1954
In: Carols for Choirs 1

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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 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 (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 men from the fields (CookeA)

O men from the fields
Solo (or Unison)+piano

Music: ARNOLD COOKE
Words: PADRAIC COLUM

Oxford University Press, 1961
In: Carols for Choirs 1

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Once in royal Davids city (GauntlettHJ) arr. MannAH and WillcocksD

Once in royal David’s city
SATB+Descant+organ

Music: H.J. GAUNTLETT
Harmonized: A.H. MANN
Descant: DAVID WILLCOCKS

Oxford University Press, 1970
In: Carols for Choirs 1 & 2; 100 Carols for Choirs

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Rejoice and be merry (JacquesR)

Rejoice and be merry
SATB   Unaccompanied

English traditional carol
Music arranged: REGINALD JACQUES
Words from a Dorset church-gallery book

Oxford University Press, 1961
In: Carols for Choirs 1

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Rocking (WillcocksD)

Rocking (Little Jesus)
SATB   Unaccompanied

Czech carol
Music arranged: DAVID WILLCOCKS
Translated: PERCY DEARMER

Oxford University Press, 1960
In: Carols for Choirs 1

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See amid the winters snow (GossJ) arr. WillcocksD

See amid the winter’s snow
SATB;SATB+piano/organ

Music: JOHN GOSS
Arranged: DAVID WILLCOCKS
Words: E. CASWALL

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

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Shepherds farewell (BerliozH)

The shepherds’ farewell - from L’Enfance du Christ, op. 25
SATB+piano/organ

Music: HECTOR BERLIOZ
Words: PAUL ENGLAND

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

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Sussex carol (WillcocksD)

Sussex carol (On Christmas night all Christians sing)
SATB;SATB+piano/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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Three kings (CorneliusP) arr. AtkinsI

The three kings
SATB;SATB+Ten.(or Bass) solo   Unaccompanied

Music: PETER CORNELIUS
Arranged: IVOR ATKINS
Words: H.N. BATE

Oxford University Press, 1930
In: Carols for Choirs 1; 100 Carols for Choirs

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Torches (JoubertJ) SATB

Torches
SATB+piano/organ

Music: JOHN JOUBERT
Words translated: J.B. TREND (from the Galician)

From The Oxford Book of Carols
In: Carols for Choirs 1

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Unto us is born a son (WillcocksD)

Unto us is born a son
SATB+piano/organ

Tune from Piae Cantiones, 1582
Music arranged: DAVID WILLCOCKS
Words: G.R. WOODWARD

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

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Up good Christen folk and listen (WoodwardG)

Up! good Christen folk, and listen (Ding-dong, ding)
SATB   Unaccompanied

Tune from Piae Cantiones, 1582
Music harmonized : G.R. WOODWARD

From The Cowley Carol Book

In: Carols for Choirs 1; 100 Carols for Choirs

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Virgin most pure (WoodC)

A virgin most pure
SATB   Unaccompanied (or +organ/piano)

English traditional carol
Music arranged: CHARLES WOOD

In: Carols for Choirs 1; 100 Carols for Choirs

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We wish you a merry Christmas (WarrellA)

I/We wish you a merry Christmas
SATB   Unaccompanied

Traditional West country carol
Arranged: ARTHUR WARRELL

Oxford University Press, 1935
In: Carols for Choirs 1; 100 Carols for Choirs

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Weve been awhile a-wandering (Vaughan WilliamsR)

We’ve been awhile a-wandering
SATB+Solo   Unaccompanied

Traditional Yorkshire carol
Music collected and arranged: RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS

Stainer & Bell, 1919
In: Carols for Choirs 1

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What cheer (WaltonW)

What cheer?
SATB   Unaccompanied

Music: WILLIAM WALTON
Words from RICHARD HILL’s Commonplace Book (16th century)

In: Carols for Choirs 1; 100 Carols for  Choirs

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When Christ was born (JacquesR)

When Christ was born
SATB   Unaccompanied

Music: REGINALD JACQUES
Words Anon. 15th century

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

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