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: ROBIN WELLS
Words traditional

Novello, 1986
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 (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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