The night he was born

The night he was born : Vocal score

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for SATB and organ This is a gentle and lyrical setting of a text by Helen Dunmore. Uniting a simple, tuneful melody with luscious harmonies, this evocative carol retells the Christmas story beautifully. A wonderful addition to the Christmas repertory.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 8 pages
  • 177 x 253 x 1mm | 19g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0193360705
  • 9780193360709

Review quote

The techniques are simple: canons and inversions, melodies that develop and blossom naturally out of little germ cells, chords with rich mixtures of fourths and seconds - and closely "in harmony" with the repetitions and internal rhymes, echoes and carol-like simplicity of the text. * Church Music Quarterly, September 08 *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 worldwide.show more