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Christmas: A Carol Cantata

By J. Baptiste Calkin

SATB chorus, narrator, piano - Medium / medium-difficult acc.Approx. 25 min.
Composed by J. Baptiste Calkin, V. Schumann, William Dix, Adolphe-Charles Adam (1803-1856), Louis H. Redner (1830-1908), Franz Xaver Gruber, and Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn (1809-1847). Arranged by Janice Kapp Perry. Choral Cantata, Choral SATB, Difficulty Medium, Difficulty Medium Hard, Piano Choir, Seasonal Music Christmas, Christmas, Vocal Solo. Christmas. Jackman Music Corporation #00033. Published by Jackman Music Corporation (JK.00033).

Item Number: JK.00033

Luke 2.

* Christmas cantata for mixed chorus, narration, and solos for medium treble voice, tenor, and baritone. Reveals the traditional message of Christmas expressed through beloved carols, the history behind each carol, and what effect they have had in the lives of Christian people worldwide.
Orchestration for this cantata is also available (#20045), performed in place of the piano accompaniment. The orchestration can be ordered as a download.
Carols in this cantata:
Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
O Holy Night
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Silent Night
What Child is This?
Composer: Lewis H. Redner / William Dix / Adolphe Adam / V. Schumann/Felix Mendelssohn / Franz Gruber / J. Baptiste Calkin
Arranger: Janice Kapp Perry
Lyricist: Phillip Brooks / William Dix / trans. John S. Dwight / Martin Luther / Charles Wesley / Joseph Mohr / Henry W. Longfellow
Difficulty: Medium / medium-difficult acc.
Approx. 25 min.
Reference: Luke 2
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  • Hark! The Herald Angels Sing 
  • I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day 
  • O Holy Night 
  • O Little Town of Bethlehem 
  • Silent Night 
  • What Child Is This? 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Winterville, NC
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • September 28, 2017 Nice history lesson!

    This cantata is nicely written, with readings about the history of the hymns.

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  • 4

    Anna Carson
    San Diego CA
    Difficulty Level:
  • December 17, 2008 Favorite Carols in all new settings

    The most beloved Christmas Carols each have a story behind them. The lyricists & composers stories highlight the power of each carol, with easy and lovely choral arrangements.

    20 of 39 people found this review helpful.
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