Tag Archives: Novello Book of Carols

As Joseph was a-walking (WellsR)

As Joseph was a-walking
SATB+Sop. or Ten. solo   Unaccompanied

Traditional tune from Rimbault: Old English Carols (1865)
Music arranged by ROBIN WELLS
Words traditional

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Away in a manger (LlewellynW)

Away in a manger
SATB(div.)+Sop. solo   Unaccompanied

Tune by W.J. KIRKPATRICK
Music arranged by WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words Anon.

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Babe is born (WellsR) alternative version

A babe is born - alternative version
SATB   Unaccompanied

Music by ROBIN WELLS
Words traditional, English 15th century

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Balulalow (BennettRR)

Balulalow (O my dear heart)
SSA   Unaccompanied

Music by RICHARD RODNEY BENNETT
Words a paraphrase of LUTHER’s Vom Himmel Hoch

Universal Edition, 1963
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Balulalow (JohnsonP)

Balulalow (O my dear heart)
SATB   Unaccompanied

Music by PAUL JOHNSON
Words a paraphrase of LUTHER’s Vom Himmel Hoch
In Ane Compendions Buik of Godly and Spiritual Sangis, 1567
Adapted by ANTHONY PETTI

Reprinted from The New Catholic Hymnal
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Canon (MozartWA) for three choirs

Canon for three choirs (Worship the Christ-child) K.348
SATB X 3   Unaccompanied

Music by WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART
Words by WILLIAM LLEWELLYN

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Carol of the Christ-child (RileyP)

Carol of the Christ-child (The Christ-child lay on Mary’s lap)
SATB   Unaccompanied

Music by PHILIP RILEY
Words by G.K. CHESTERTON

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Christmas antiphon (WilsonJ)

Christmas antiphon (See, to us a child is born)
SATB+descant   Unaccompanied

Tune Lauds
Music by JOHN WILSON
Words based on Isaiah 9 vv.6-7 by TIMOTHY DUDLEY-SMITH

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Christmas antiphon (WilsonJ) arranged by LlewellynW

Christmas antiphon (See, to us a child is born)
SATB+organ

Tune Lauds
Music by JOHN WILSON
Arranged by WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words based on Isaiah 9 vv.6-7 by TIMOTHY DUDLEY-SMITH

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Coventry carol (LeightonK)

Coventry carol (Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child) op.25
SATB+Sop. solo   Unaccompanied

Music by KENNETH LEIGHTON
Words 15th century, from the Coventry Pageant of the Shearmen and Tailors

Novello, 1984
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Coventry carol (ShawM) arranged by HumphrisI

Coventry carol (Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child)
SATBB   Unaccompanied

Modern version of 16th century English tune
Music by MARTIN SHAW
Arranged by IAN HUMPHRIS
Words 15th century, from the Coventry Pageant of the Shearmen and Tailors

Novello, 1984
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Dawn carol (WilliamsonM)

Dawn carol (Blessed be he that cometh)
SATB(div.)   Unaccompanied

Music by MALCOLM WILLIAMSON
Words: Gradual and Alleluia in the second Mass of Christmas, The Mass of Dawn

Chappell Music, 1960
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Ding dong merrily on high (LlewellynW)

Ding dong! merrily on high
SATB   Unaccompanied

French 16th century tune
Music arranged by WILLIAM LLEWELYYN
Words by G.R. WOODWARD

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Ding dong merrily on high (PopeHLF)

Ding dong! merrily on high
SSA   Unaccompanied

French 16th century tune
Music arranged by H. LE FEVRE POPE
Words by G.R. WOODWARD

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Donkey plod and Mary ride (ThimanEH) arranged LlewellynW

Donkey plod and Mary ride
SATBB+piano

Music by ERIC H. THIMAN
Arranged by WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words by TIMOTHY DUDLEY-SMITH

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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El noi de la mare (RiboE)

El noi de la mare (What shall we give?)
SAATTBB+Sop. solo   Unaccompanied

Traditional Catalan carol
Music arranged by ENRIQUE RIBO
English words by JAMES WOODHOUSE

Oxford University Press, 1963
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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First nowell (StainerJ and LlewellynW)

The first nowell
SATB+descant+organ

Traditional English carol
Music arranged by JOHN STAINER
Descant and final verse arranged by WILLIAM LLEWELLYN

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Fum fum fum (LlewellynW)

Fum, fum, fum (Ancient prophets first foretold him)
SATTBB   Unaccompanied

Traditional Spanish carol
Music arranged by WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words Anon.

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Gabriels message (LlewellynW)

Gabriel’s message (The angel Gabriel from heaven came)
SATB(div.)   Unaccompanied

Basque carol
Music arranged by WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words by S. BARING-GOULD

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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God rest you merry gentlemen (LlewellynW)

God rest you merry, gentlemen
SATB+organ

Traditional London tune
Music arranged by WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words traditional

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Hark the herald angels sing (MendelssohnF) arranged by LlewellynW

Hark! the herald angels sing
SATB+organ

Music from a chorus in MENDELSSOHN’s Festgesang (1840)
Originally adapted by W.H. CUMMINGS
Introductions and arrangement of last verse by WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words by C. WESLEY, T. WHITEFIELD & M. MADAN

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Holly and the ivy (LlewellynW)

The holly and the ivy
SATB+Sop. or Ten. solo+organ

Gloucestershire Folk Carol
Collected by CECIL SHARP
Music arranged by WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words traditional

Oxford University Press, 1965
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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How soft upon the evening air (DunhillT) arranged by LlewellynW

How soft, upon the ev’ning air
SATB(div.)+piano

Music by THOMAS F. DUNHILL
Arranged by WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words by IRENE GASS

J. Curwen & Sons, 1961
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Huron carol (LlewellynW)

Huron carol (’Twas in the moon of wintertime)
SATTBB   Unaccompanied

Tune of the Huron Indians
Music arranged by WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words attributed to Father JEAN DE BREBEUF
English words by J.E. MIDDLETON

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Il est ne (LlewellynW)

Il est né, le divin enfant (See him born, the Heavenly child)
SATB(div.)   Unaccompanied

French traditional carol
Music arranged by WILLIAM LLEWELLYN

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Illuminare Jerusalem (WeirJ)

Illuminare, Jerusalem (Jerusalem rejos for joy)
SSAATTBB   Unaccompanied

Music by JUDITH WEIR
Words Anon., 15th century, Bannatyne MS f.27v

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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In dulci jubilo (PearsallRL) arranged by WestbrookWJ

In dulci jubilo (4-part)
SATB   Unaccompanied

Old German melody
Music by R.L. PEARSALL
Arranged by four voices by W.J. WESTBROOK
English words by R.L. PEARSALL

In: The Novello Book of Carols

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In thy mothers arms (VirgiliDL)

In thy mother’s arms (Ninna-Nanna a gesù bambino)
SATB+Alt. or Bar.solo   Unaccompanied

Music by D. LAVINIO VIRGILI
English words by JAMES WOODHOUSE

In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Infant king (LlewellynW)

The infant king (Sing lullaby!)
SATB   Unaccompanied

Traditional Basque Noël
Music arranged by WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words by S. BARING-GOULD

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Jesus Jesus rest your head (WarrellA)

Jesus, Jesus, rest your head
SATB   Unaccompanied

Appalachian carol
Music arranged by ARTHUR WARRELL
Words traditional

G. Schirmer, 1938
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Joy shall be yours in the morning (Fraser-SimsonH)

Joy shall be yours in the morning (Villagers all, this frosty tide)
SATB   Unaccompanied

Music by H. FRASER-SIMSON
Words by KENNETH GRAHAME

Chappell & Co., 1930
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Joy to the world (HandelGF)

Joy to the world
SATB   Unaccompanied

Mostly from Holford’s Voce di Melodia (c.1834) with echoes of G.F. HANDEL
Words by ISAAC WATTS based on Psalm 98

In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Joy to the world (LlewellynW)

Joy to the world
SATB+organ

Mostly from Holford’s Voce di Melodia (c.1834) with echoes of G.F. HANDEL
Music arranged by WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words by ISAAC WATTS based on Psalm 98

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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