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Ralph Vaughan Williams: Nine Carols For Male Voices

Song NameArranger


God Rest Ye Merry R Vaughan Williams


And Joseph Was A-Walking (Cherry Tree Carol)R Vaughan Williams


The First NowellR Vaughan Williams


The Lord At FirstR Vaughan Williams


Coventry CarolR Vaughan Williams


I Saw Three ShipsR Vaughan Williams


A Virgin Most PureR Vaughan Williams


Dives And LazarusR Vaughan Williams

Vaughan Williams arranged these carols during World War 1 for the "choir" he developed among the men in his Field Ambulance unit. In 1917 they were stationed in Greece, near Katerini, on a hillside with Mount Olympus towering above. Ursula Vaughan Williams writes "Another experince, which no one who was there forgot, was carol singing on Christmas Eve: snow-capped Olympus, the clear night, the stars, and Ralph's choir singing carols of Hereford and Sussex with passionate nostaglia. The choir made that Christmas so far from home one that had a special quality, a special beauty, long remembered."

Item code: 9351B | Songbook | $5.50 |add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | TTBB | 29 Pages | Softcover | 7 x 10 | England
978019385940

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