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Title: Ceremony of Carols, A
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes Inc
Composer: Britten, Benjamin
Catalog #: 48008894
Description: M060014109 Lcb11
for boys' or female voices and harp (piano in extremis but with alterations and omissions)There is also a version for SATB and harp arranged by Julius HarrisonTexts: Latin and English1. Procession (using a variant of the Magnificat antiphon for the second Vespers of the Nativity of Our Lord)2. Wolcum Yole! (anon.)3. There is no rose (anon.)4a. That yongë child (anon.)4b. Balulalow (James, John and Robert Wedderburn)5. As dew in Aprille (anon.)6. This little babe (Robert Southwell)7. Interlude (harp solo)8. In Freezing Winter Night (Robert Southwell)9. Spring Carol (William Cornish)10. Deo gracias (anon.)11. Recession (as for Procession)Publisher: Boosey & HawkesDifficulty level: 3The Ceremony of Carols is one of Britten's best-known and most-performed works. It is a brilliantly conceived and dramatic concert work which sees the voices process to their places singing unaccompanied plainsong and, at the end, processing out again to the same chant. These movements can also be accompanied but strictly only if the voices do not process. The final Alleluia can be repeated as many times as necessary to get the singers to and from their destination.The carols are for three-part children's voices (though, of course they can be sung by female adults as well) and they form a two-part work around a central Interlude for harp which is based o
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