Starry night

Starry night : Vocal score

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for SATB (with divisions) and organ This joyous and uplifting carol sets an original text by Anne Willcocks, the composer's daughter. The carol alternates simple, tuneful verses for solo or unison voices with a joyous Alleluia refrain. Instantly appealing, it is sure to become a favourite of Christmases to come.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 12 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 1mm | 28g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English, Latin
  • 0193432722
  • 9780193432727
  • 2,039,126

Review quote

. . . as always, Willcocks writes with great skill and understanding of the voice, so that this carol will prove an attractive addition to the Christmas repertory. * Malcolm Goldring, Music Teacher March 06 *show more

About David Willcocks

Born in 1919, David Willcocks began his musical career as a chorister at Westminster Abbey, later winning scholarships to Clifton College and King's College, Cambridge. Following war service, he was elected Fellow of King's College, and later became Organist of Salisbury and Worcester Cathedrals, conducting the Three Choirs Festival whilst at Worcester. Willcocks returned to King's College, Cambridge as Director of Music from 1957-1974, with the first collection of his arrangements in the Carols for Choirs series publishing in 1961. He was Director of Music at the Royal College of Music from 1974-1984, and was knighted in the Queen's Silver Jubilee Honours List in 1977. Willcocks also conducted The Bach Choir for 38 years, retiring in 1998. Sir David died in September 2015.show more