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Choral ~ Holiday ~ with Keyboard


~ List of Pieces ~



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Adam Lay Ybounden  (original composition)
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Scoring:  SATB (minimal divisi), acc. by piano   —   Duration:  ca. 3:40   —   Difficulty:  3/5
Description:  A mysterious and solemn setting of the 15th-century text


All This Night Shrill Chanticleer  (original composition)
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Scoring:  SATB (frequent divisi), acc. by piano   —   Duration:  ca. 2:00   —   Difficulty:  3/5
Description:  A fresh, exuberant setting of the centuries-old text


Balulalow (Lullaby)  (original composition)
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Scoring:  SATB (minimal divisi), acc. by piano   —   Duration:  ca. 2:45   —   Difficulty:  2/5
Description:  A gently flowing setting of the anonymous 16th-century text


Christmas Hath a Darkness  (original composition)
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Scoring:  SATB (minimal divisi) or solo voice, acc. by piano   —
Duration:  ca. 2:00   —   Difficulty:  2/5

Description:  An original setting of the mystical poem by Christina Rossetti


In the Bleak Midwinter  (arrangement of the Holst melody)
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Scoring:  SATB (minimal divisi), acc. by piano   —   Duration:  ca. 6:20   —   Difficulty:  2/5
Description:  A subtle but moving arrangement that's inspired by the serenity of the text


Jesus Christ the Apple Tree  (original composition)
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Scoring:  SATB (some divisi), acc. by piano   —   Duration:  ca. 3:20   —   Difficulty:  3/5
Description:  An original carol, written in the style of Appalachian folk music


Let Our Gladness Have No End  (arrangement)
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Scoring:  SA, acc. by piano   —   Duration:  ca. 2:20   —   Difficulty:  2/5
Description:  An easy but effective setting of the traditional Bohemian carol


See, Amid the Winter's Snow  (original composition)
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Scoring:  SATB (frequent divisi), acc. by piano   —   Duration:  ca. 3:45   —   Difficulty:  3/5
Description:  An original setting of the lovely poem by Edward Caswall (1858)


Sing We All! 'Tis Christmas Morning  (original composition)
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Scoring:  SATB (minimal divisi), acc. by organ   —   Duration:  ca. 2:30   —   Difficulty:  3/5
Description:  A jaunty, original setting of an Appalachian text from Kentucky


Sweet Baby, Sleep  (original composition)
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Scoring:  Sop. solo (or section), acc. by piano   —   Duration:  ca. 3:30   —   Difficulty:  3/5
Description:  An original setting of the 1641 poem by George Wither


The First Nowell  (original composition)
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Scoring:  SATB (some divisi), acc. by piano   —   Duration:  ca. 4:40   —   Difficulty:  3/5
Description:  A fresh new setting of the text, with a gently flowing contemporary sound


The Holly and the Ivy  (arrangement)
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Scoring:  SATB (some divisi), acc. by organ   —   Duration:  ca. 3:30   —   Difficulty:  2/5
Description:  A charming arrangement, with a surprise quotation from Bach!


This Endris Night  (original composition)
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Scoring:  SATB (minimal divisi) with optional solos for sop. and ten., acc. by piano   —   Duration:  ca. 4:40   —   Difficulty:  2/5
Description:  A simple but moving setting of a marvellous text from the 15th century


Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day  (arrangement)
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Scoring:  SATB (some divisi), acc. by piano   —   Duration:  ca. 2:30   —   Difficulty:  3/5
Description:  A sprightly arrangement done in a combination of 6/8 and 5/8 meters