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Alan Bullard Carols : 10 carols for mixed voices

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for SATB accompanied and unaccompanied This wonderful anthology of ten carols by Alan Bullard includes new material written specially for the collection as well as favourites from the Oxford catalogue, some of which are presented for the first time with SATB scoring. From the ethereal 'And all the stars looked down' to the upbeat 'Glory to the Christ Child', Alan Bullard Carols showcases an attractive and varied selection of Christmas works that will appeal to all mixed-voice choirs. Orchestral material is available on hire for each of the accompanied pieces.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 72 pages
  • 172.72 x 248.92 x 12.7mm | 90.72g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0193364859
  • 9780193364851
  • 1,644,784

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Bullard writes beautifully for voices. Take a look also at his [Alan Bullard] Anthems, as well as his [Alan Bullard] Carols - this is a composer whose settings are charming, not difficult, and well conceived! * Philip Brunelle, American Guild of Organists Journal, Sept 13 * Above all, though, Bullard appears to have drawn his chief source of inspiration from the eloquent simplicity of folk-carols. This publication stands as an ideal appendix to OUP's ubiquitous 100 Carols for Choirs; certainly, choirs in possession of both will hold a repertoire advantage over those with access only to the older volume. * Choir & Organ, November 2009 * Alan Bullard has the knack for composing interesting, charming carols, and this collection of ten carols shows his skill and diversity . . . There is much to savor here. * Philip Brunelle, American Organist, December 2011 *show more

About Alan Bullard

Alan Bullard was born in London, and studied with Herbert Howells at the Royal College of Music, and at Nottingham University. He enjoyed a successful career in music education, most recently as Head of Composition at Colchester Institute, and is currently an examiner for ABRSM. He now devotes most of his time to composing, editing, and arranging. His music unfailingly appeals to both performers and audiences; he has written for all kinds of choirs, with instrumental works for a variety of ensembles and orchestras. Alan is also a respected writer of music for examination syllabuses and educational albums. His major publications include the inspirational Oxford Book of Flexible Anthems and Oxford Book of Flexible Carols, Alan Bullard Carols, and Alan Bullard Anthems, and the three cantatas Wondrous Cross, O Come Emmanuel, and A Light in the Stable. He and his wife Janet also write the Pianoworks series for the older beginner.show more

Table of contents

A boy is born in Bethlehem (Puer natus) ; And all the stars looked down ; And can this newborn mystery ; Angel Alleluias ; Glory to the Christ Child ; Hill-side Carol ; Ring the bells ; Star of Wonder ; The Gracious Gift ; This nightshow more

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