Infant holy

Infant holy : Vocal score

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for SATB and organ This is a new original setting of the well-known Christmas text, translated from Polish by Edith Reed. With a gentle melody, warm harmonies, and a graceful organ accompaniment, Infant Holy will make a moving feature in any mixed-voice choir's Christmas festivities, and is a fresh alternative to the famous Polish carol.
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Product details

  • Sheet music | 4 pages
  • 179 x 255mm
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0193394294
  • 9780193394292
  • 1,505,640

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It is hard to write both simply and effectively, yet all these composers have done so as they set traditional words to newly composed, gentle and appealing melodies, expressing wonder at the birth of the Christ Child . . . Malcolm Archer has composed an imaginative and unusual melody for the familiar Infant holy translation of a Polish carol: verse one is scored for sopranos accompanied by organ and verse two for SATB unaccompanied. Tenors, basses and altos
have a little divisi, particularly effective at the end in the lush chords. * Gordon Appleton,, December 2014 *
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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.
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