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A child is born in Bethlehem

By James Macmillan

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Choral (alto, tenor, bass)
Composed by James Macmillan. Boosey & Hawkes Sacred Choral. Christmas, Classical, Sacred. Softcover. 12 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M060123245. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48021295).

Item Number: HL.48021295

ISBN 0851627692. 7.25x10.25 inches.

Composed in 1978, this is a setting of a Dutch traditional carol. The work opens with an extended passage for solo oboe, molto rubato. The vocal writing includes sections for various combinations of voice-parts, both with and without the oboe. A further solo oboe passage brings the work softly to a close. Suitable for advanced standard performers. The oboe part is available as a free download from

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