Angels tell the Christmas story

Angels tell the Christmas story : Vocal score

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for SATB and organ Setting an original text by the composer, this exuberant carol celebrates the birth of Jesus with a lively tempo and bouncing rhythms. Featuring a spirited organ part and a variety of choral textures, Angels tell the Christmas story is ideal for both concert and liturgical use, and is sure to fill audiences with Christmas joy!show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 8 pages
  • 179 x 255 x 1mm | 18g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0193394286
  • 9780193394285

About Malcolm Archer

Malcolm Archer was educated at King Edward VII School, Lytham, the Royal College of Music, and Jesus College, Cambridge, where he was organ scholar. He studied the organ with Ralph Downes, Gillian Weir, and Nicolas Kynaston, and composition with Herbert Sumsion and Alan Ridout. He is a prolific composer with well over 200 published works, which receive regular performances on BBC radio and TV. Archer was formerly Organist and Director of Music at St Paul's Cathedral and is now Director of Chapel Music at Winchestershow more

Review quote

There are similar musical techniques in both these attractive carols [this and God is born among us], with alternating compound-time and duple-time metres, verses alternating between upper and lower voices, catchy refrains and spirited, sparkling organ parts that enliven the texture and also support the vocal lines. * Sunday by Sunday (RSCM), September 2016 *show more