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An English Christmas

The Holly and the Ivy / O Little Town of Bethlehem / The First Nowell

By David Catherwood

Choir Sacred (SATB choir) - Grade 4
The Holly and the Ivy / O Little Town of Bethlehem / The First Nowell. Arranged by David Catherwood. Choral (Sacred); Choral Octavo; Worship Resources. Alfred Archive Edition: Sanctuary Series. Christmas; Sacred; Winter. Choral Octavo. 12 pages. Published by Jubilate Music Group (AP.4237).

Item Number: AP.4237

Isaiah 61:10-62:3; Luke 2:1-21; Psalm 111.

Your sanctuary will resound with glad tidings with this medley of favorite English carols, including The Holly and the Ivy, O Little Town of Bethlehem (the alternate 19th century tune by Phillips Brooks), and The First Nowell, this arrangement follows the traditions established by Holst and Vaughan Williams! The Keyboard sparkles with lively counterpoint. Perfect for a service of lessons and carols.

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  • 5

    Silver Spring, MD
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  • 2007-12-20 00:00:00.0 Delightful Christmas Medley

    We open our program with this beautiful arrangement of these carols which builds to a soaring end with The First Nowell. Nice balance between men's and ladies' parts. Our multiage homeschool choir (age 5-22) is able to sing this well.

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