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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

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