The Advent Candle

The Advent Candle : Vocal score

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for SATB and piano This tender Advent carol sets an original text by Charles Bennett that creates a sense of anticipation for the arrival of Jesus. Underpinned by a gently rippling piano part throughout, the piece opens with a simple choral melody that blossoms into expressive harmonies before the music gently fades more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 8 pages
  • 174 x 182 x 1mm | 22g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 019339006X
  • 9780193390065
  • 1,311,653

Review quote

Four pieces are settings of words by one of Bob Chilcott's favourite collaborators, the poet Charles Bennett. Of these I especially like The Advent Candle, which has a simple, direct text set winningly for choir with a rippling harp accompaniment. * John Quinn, MusicWeb International, November 2013 *show more

About Bob Chilcott

Bob Chilcott has been involved with choral music all his life, first as a Chorister and then a Choral Scholar at King's College, Cambridge. Later, he sang and composed music for 12 years with the King's Singers. His experiences with that group, his passionate commitment to young and amateur choirs, and his profound belief that music can unite people, have inspired him both to compose full-time and, through proactive workshopping, to promote choral music more