The Chester Book of Carols
Composed by Various. Music Sales America. Christmas, Choral. 104 pages. Chester Music #CH55678. Published by Chester Music (HL.14034728).
Item Number: HL.14034728
ISBN 0711975272. Christmas, Choral. 7.25x10 inches.
Some of the most exciting and original contemporary composers of sacred music are gathered together in this superb collection. Specially geared towards the choirmaster who is looking for something special to perform at Christmas. Seventeen carols - both 'a capella' and accompanied. Includes 'The Lamb' (Tavener), 'I Sing Of A Maiden' (Berkeley), 'The Holly And The Ivy' (Lutoslawski), 'Jesus Christ The Apple Tree' (Poston) and 'One Star At Last'. (Maxwell Davies), amongst others.
- A Christmas Poem Performed by Hugh Wood
- A Nativity Performed by John Tavener
- And God, And Yet A Man Performed by Geoffrey Burgon
- I Sing Of A Maiden Performed by Lennox Berkeley
- In Wintertime Performed by Lennox Berkeley
- Jesu Sweete Performed by Brian Chapple
- Jesus Christ The Apple Tree Performed by Elizabeth Poston
- Love Bade Me Welcome Performed by John Tavener
- Make We Merry Performed by Carol Barrat
- One Star, At Last Performed by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies
- The Bellman Performed by Elizabeth Maconchy
- The Child Of Light Performed by Robert Saxton
- The Holly and the Ivy Performed by Witold Lutoslawski
- The Lamb Performed by John Tavener
- There Is No Rose Performed by Elizabeth Maconchy
- What Child Is This? Performed by Carol Barratt