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Various Arrangers: World Carols for Upper Voices

Song NameArrangerVoicing
The Virgin Mary Had A Baby BoyStephen HatfieldSSATB
Two Baroque Christmas ClassicsJudith BlezzardSSA
The Angel GabrielAudrey SnyderSSAPreview

The arrangement of "The Virgin Mary Had A Baby Boy" explores the Caribbean style known as "Afro-Cuban": independent melodic lines with strong rhythmic pulses are superimposed to build up textures that are both rich and translucent. Every section of the choir is spot-lit; every section gets its turn to lead. The piece would especially suit a choir in search of something seasonal but upbeat which is not a "novelty number." The Basque carol "The Angel Gabriel" in an exuberant setting by Audrey Snyder can be performed a cappella or accompanied. A wonderful showcase for SSA voices. These a cappella works are a nice addition to the repertoire for women's chorus and includes "Jetzt ist die rechte Freudenzeit" and" Ecce Maria" (Praetorius) with German and English texts.

Item code: 8076B | Sheet Music | $4.95 |add item to cart
Choral  | A Cappella | 3 Part Treble | 25 Pages | Softcover | 7 x 10
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