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Your Christmas Programming at Composers Edition

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, and we at Composers Edition want to help you to prepare for it with the unique and beautiful repertoire!

Take a look at works specially crafted for the festive season available via our online shop. These are our suggestions, which include new works and arrangements of traditional songs for a variety of vocal and instrumental formations:

Advent works

Brian Inglis  Cantus  for soprano and organ
Liz Johnson Gentle Flame (carol) double choir a capella
Thomas Hyde  O: The Antiphons of Advent  for soli, SATB choir and organ

Christmas works

Andrew Lewis  Fern Hill  for orchestra and electronics
Brian Inglis
 A Christmas Alleluia  for SATB choir and organ
Brian Inglis
 Prelude & Alleluia  for mezzo-soprano, oboe and harp
Brian Inglis
 A Little Christmas Alleluia  for SATB choir and organ
Brian Inglis
 A Christmas Duet (We Wish You a Merry Christmas)  arranged for piano duet
Brian Inglis
 Aurora  for SSAA choir
Colin Riley
 Snow Down  for unaccompanied SATB divisi choir
Colin Riley
 Heavenly Piece  for violin, viola, cello and piano
Craig Vear
 On a Balcony  for 2 instruments
Daniel Saleeb
 Deus, qui hodierna  for SATB divisi choir, organ and low drum
Daniel Saleeb
 Personent hodie  for unaccompanied SAT.T/Bar.BB choir
Franz Gruber arr. Richard Birchall
 Silent Night  for cello octet
Graham Lynch
 The Bird of Dawning  for SATB choir
Graham Lynch
 Minstrels and Maids  for SATB choir
Ian Stephens
 Make We Merry  for SSAATTBB choir
Ian Stephens
 Break of Day  for voice, flute and piano
Ian Stephens
 We Wish You a Merry Christmas  for children’s choir, mixed choir and orchestra
Kevin Malone
 Postcards from St Nick  for professional children’s chorus or female voice chorus, child speaker and piano
Liz Johnson For This Babe (carol) SATB choir a capella
Liz Johnson Ipsum Regem Angelorum (carol) SATTB choir a capella
Liz Lane Light a Candle for SATB (with optional semi-chorus) and organ

Liz Lane On That Night for SATB choir and organ
Liz Lane The Magi for SATB choir and semi-chorus (or soloists) with four solo violins (optional) or piano/organ
Liz Lane Who is this Boy? for school choir
Liz Lane Red Sky at Night for unaccompanied SATB
Robert Peate
 Five Winter Tableaux  for oboe, violin, viola, cello and piano
Robert Peate
 Folksong Arrangements  for string quartet
Terence Allbright
 Hymn of the Nativity  for SATB choir and ensemble
Thomas Hyde
 All this Time  for unaccompanied SATB choir
Thomas Hyde
 Three Carol Preludes  for string orchestra
Trad. French arr. Richard Birchall
 Angels We Have Heard On High  arranged for wind quintet

Winter pieces

Also, these works do not mention Christmas as such, but could fit nicely in a programme for the season:

Charlotte Bray  Beneath the Dawn Horizon  for ensemble
Colin Riley
 Round the Still Earth  for SSAATTBB choir
Colin Riley
 While Stars Light Your Way Across the Night  six lullabies for solo piano
Craig Vear
 Farewell, sun! (Adieu, soleil!)  Cantata for female voice, electric guitar and laptop
Jane Stanley
 Winter Song  for solo violoncello
Phillip Neil Martin
 Nights Bright Days  for orchestra
Thomas Hyde
 Winter Music  for cor anglais and piano
Thomas Hyde
 Winter Music (cello version)  for cello and piano

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