Tag Archives: Novello Book of Carols

Adam lay ybounden (OrdB)

Adam lay ybounden
SATB   Unaccompanied

Music: BORIS ORD
Words anon. 15th Century

Novello, 1957
In: Carols for Choirs 2; The Novello Book of Carols

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All and some (ByrtJ)

All and some (Nowell sing we)
SATB(div.)   Unaccompanied

Music: JOHN BYRT
Words 15th century

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

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All and some (JoubertJ)

All and some (Nowell sing we)
SATB+organ

Music: JOHN JOUBERT
Words 15th century

Novello, 1968
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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All and some (ThurlowJ)

All and some (Nowell we sing)
SATB(div.)   Unaccompanied

Music: JEREMY THURLOW
Words 15th century

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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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: 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: W.J. KIRKPATRICK
Music arranged: WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words Anon.

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Babe is born (WellsR)

A babe is born
SATB   Unaccompanied

Music: ROBIN WELLS
Words traditional, English 15th century

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: 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: 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: PAUL JOHNSON
Words a paraphrase of LUTHER’s Vom Himmel Hoch
In Ane Compendions Buik of Godly and Spiritual Sangis, 1567
Adapted: 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: WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART
Words: 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: PHILIP RILEY
Words: 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: 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) arr. LlewellynW

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

Tune Lauds
Music: JOHN WILSON
Arranged: 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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Christmas is coming (DaviesHW)

Christmas is coming
SATB   Unaccompanied

Music: H. WALFORD DAVIES

Words traditional

Trustees of the late Sir Walford Davies
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: 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) arr. HumphrisI

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

Modern version of 16th century English tune
Music: MARTIN SHAW
Arranged: 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: 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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De Virgin Mary had a baby boy (LlewellynW)

De Virgin Mary had a baby boy
TTBB+solo+organ

West Indian spiritual
Music arranged: WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words traditional

Novello, 1986
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: WILLIAM LLEWELYYN
Words: 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: H. LE FEVRE POPE
Words: G.R. WOODWARD

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Donkey plod and Mary ride (ThimanEH) arr. LlewellynW

Donkey plod and Mary ride
SATBB+piano

Music: ERIC H. THIMAN
Arranged: WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words: 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: ENRIQUE RIBO
English words: JAMES WOODHOUSE

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

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Fanfare for Christmas (WellsR)

A fanfare for Christmas (Hodie, hodie)
SATB   Unaccompanied

Music: ROBIN WELLS
Words Vespers for Christmas Day

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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First Christmas (FrickerPR)

The first Christmas
SATB   Unaccompanied

Music: PETER RACINE FRICKER
Words: Anon

Novello, 1963
In: Sing Nowell

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First nowell (StainerJ and LlewellynW)

The first nowell
SATB+descant+organ

Traditional English carol
Music arranged: JOHN STAINER
Descant and final verse arranged: 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: 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: WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words: S. BARING-GOULD

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Gallery carol (WellsR)

A gallery carol (Rejoice and be merry)
SATB+organ

Old English tune
Music arranged: ROBIN WELLS
Words traditional

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: WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words traditional

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Golden carol (BenditP)

The golden carol (Now is Christemas ycome)
SATB(div.)+organ

Music: PAUL BENDIT
Words 15th century

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Hark the herald angels sing (MendelssohnF) arr. LlewellynW

Hark! the herald angels sing
SATB+organ

Music from a chorus in MENDELSSOHN’s Festgesang (1840)
Originally adapted: W.H. CUMMINGS
Introductions and arrangement of last verse: WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words: 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: CECIL SHARP
Music arranged: 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) arr. LlewellynW

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

Music: THOMAS F. DUNHILL
Arranged: WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words: 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: WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words attributed to Father JEAN DE BREBEUF
English words: J.E. MIDDLETON

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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Hush you my baby (LlewellynW)

Hush you, my baby
SSAATTBB+Sop. & Ten. solo   Unaccompanied

Music: WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words: TIMOTHY DUDLEY-SMITH

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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I saw three ships (HumphrisI)

I saw three ships
SATB   Unaccompanied

English tune
Music arranged: IAN HUMPHRIS
Words traditional

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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I saw three ships (LlewellynW)

I saw three ships
SATB(div.)   Unaccompanied

Two English tunes
Music arranged: WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words traditional

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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I sing of a maiden (WellsR)

I sing of a maiden
SATB   Unaccompanied

Music: ROBIN WELLS
Words traditional, 15th century

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: 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: 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) arr. WestbrookWJ

In dulci jubilo (4-part)
SATB   Unaccompanied

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

In: The Novello Book of Carols

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In the bleak midwinter (HolstG)

In the bleak mid-winter
SATB+organ(opt.)

Music: GUSTAV HOLST
Words: CHRISTINA ROSSETTI

Oxford University Press
In: Carols for Choirs 3

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In the bleak midwinter (LlewellynW)

In the bleak mid-winter
SATB   Unaccompanied

Music: WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words: CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSETTI

Novello, 1986
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: D. LAVINIO VIRGILI
English words: 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: WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words: 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: 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: H. FRASER-SIMSON
Words: 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: 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: WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
Words: ISAAC WATTS based on Psalm 98

Novello, 1986
In: The Novello Book of Carols

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