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Come, Soft Slumber

By Joel Phillips

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SATB choir, piano reduction - Intermediate
Composed by Joel Phillips. Christmastide, Mary Mother of God, Christmas Day. Evoking Sound Series. Music Education. Octavo. 16 pages. GIA Publications #6368. Published by GIA Publications (GI.G-6368).

Item Number: GI.G-6368

English/Latin. Text Source: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor - The Virgin's Cradle Hymn, Latin copied by Colerdige from a print in a German village. Text by Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

From the Evoking Sound Choral Series this solfè,ge edition of "The Virgin's Cradle Hymn," a translation from the obscure Latin by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, is among GIA catalog's most unique: "Sleep, sweet babe! My cares beguiling&hellip,.Come, soft slumber, balmily!"
The extensive notes are invaluable to performance practice and interpretation, and the treatise on the solfè,ge analysis of the Phrygian and Lydian modes is a good education in itself!
Effective preparation and teaching will make this piece both fascinating and fulfilling for singers.

Solfege edition: Phrygian, Lydian modes.

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