God is born among us

God is born among us : Vocal score

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for SATB and organ Archer's jubilant setting of a traditional Polish text features changing metres, textural contrasts, and compelling shifts between major and minor. Strophic in form and with a catchy refrain characterized by a sprightly dotted rhythm, this carol is the perfect way to ensure that the congregation or audience will be filled with the spirit of rejoicing!show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 12 pages
  • 184 x 247 x 2mm | 3,175.13g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0193407825
  • 9780193407824

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 Winchester College.show more

Review quote

There are similar musical techniques in both these attractive carols [this and Angels tell the Christmas story], 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