In the Bleak Midwinter by Christina Rossetti, music by Andy Beck. Choir Secular. 3-Part Mixed Choir (SAB). Choral Octavo. Choral Designs. Christmas; Winter. Choral Octavo. 8 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.30995).
This artful choral setting captures all of the beauty and splendor of Christina Rossettiâ€™s famous text. While the minor key and biting dissonance depict the cold of winter, the rich chords and lyrical melodies evoke the warmth of a heartfelt message. Stunning. Accompaniment included on PianoTrax 1 CD (00-31028).
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The Alfred Choral Designs Series provides student and adult choirs with a variety of secular choral music that is useful, practical, educationally appropriate, and a pleasure to sing. To that end, the Choral Designs series features original works, folk song settings, spiritual arrangements, choral masterworks, and holiday selections suitable for use in concerts, festivals, and contests.