Carols

Carols for mixed choirs

A Babe is Born (2015) (SATB) Carol; Text: 15th century. Duration 3’25”. Finalist in the Ray Bardsley Carol Competition 2015. First performance Dorking, 18 December 2015.

A Child is born in Bethlehem (2016) (SATB and organ/piano) Carol; Text: 15th century. Duration 2’25”. First performance Brick Church, New York, December 2016. Published by Banks Music 2017.

A Christmas Lullaby (2015) (SATB) Carol; Text: John Addington Symonds. Duration 3’25”. First performance 3 December, 2015, Hendrix College Choir, Arkansas, USA. Winner of the Hendrix Candelight Carol Competition 2015.

Adam lay i-bounden (2014) (SATB) Carol; Text: traditional. Duration 1’30”. First performance 5 December, 2015, Nonsuch Singers, Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Square, London.

Christ was born today (2005)
 (S and piano) Carol; Text: Edmund Jolliffe Duration: 3’20” First performance 8th December, 2005 The Junior Choir of Westminster Under School, St. Paul’s Church, Knightsbridge, London.

Christmas Time (2001)
 (SA and piano) Carol Text: Edmund Jolliffe Duration: 5′ First performance 13th December, 2001 The Junior Choir of Westminster Under School, St. Peter’s Church, Eaton Square. Published by OUP 2017.

Christus Natus Hodie (2002)
 (SA and piano) Carol Text: Edmund Jolliffe Duration: 2’45” First performance 11th December, 2002 The Junior Choir of Westminster Under School, St. Paul’s Church, Knightsbridge, London Published by Stainer and Bell Choral Now.

Coventry Carol (2006)
 (SATB) Carol Text: Traditional Duration: 3’30” First performance 18th December, 2011 The choir of St. Michael at the North Gate, Oxford.

Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas Tonight (2015) (SATB and piano) Carol; Text: Bishop Phillips Brooks. Durations 3’40”. First performance 19 December, 2015, Amadeus Choir, Toronto, Canada. First Prize in the Annual Seasonal Songwriting Competition 2015, run by the Amadeus Choir. Published by Banks Music 2017.

Follow the Star (2004) 
(Trebles and piano) Carol Text: Edmund Jolliffe Duration: 3’30” Honorable Mention Amadeus Seasonal Songwriting Competition, Toronto, 2011 First performance 8th December, 2004 The Junior Choir of Westminster Under School , St. Paul’s Church, Knightsbridge, London. Highly commended Amadeus Annual Seasonal Songwriting Competition, Toronto, 2011 Published by Stainer and Bell Choral Now.

Jesus Christ the Apple Tree (2015) (SATB) Carol; Text: Traditional Duration 3’00”. First performance Ely Cathedral, 28 November 2015. Winner of the Ely Consort Advent Composing Competition 2015.

Now is the time of Christemas (2008) LISTEN ON JUKE BOX Carol; Text: Traditional (SATB organ/SA organ/unison voices organ) Duration: 3’00” First performance unknown – various throughout UK and USA Published by OUP 2009 (see PURCHASE MUSIC).

O, my deir hert (2006) LISTEN ON JUKE BOX (SATB) Anthem/Carol; Text: Traditional Duration: 3’40” Commissioned by Choir and Organ Magazine First performance 4th December, 2006 The Orpheus Chamber Singers, Dallas, Texas First UK performance 20th December, 2006 St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church Choir St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church, London Recorded by the choir of Selwyn College, Cambridge Published by OUP 2012 (see PURCHASE MUSIC).

Personent Hodie (2015) (SATB and organ) Carol; Text: Traditional Duration 3’30” First performance TBC.

Sweet was the Song (2005)
 (SA and piano) Carol; Text: Traditional Duration: 2’20” First performance TBC.

Sweet was the Song (2015)
 (SATB and piano/organ) Carol; Text: Traditional Duration: 2’50” First performance TBC.

There is no rose (2015) 
(SATB + 4 SATB soloists) Carol; Text: Anonymous Duration: 3’30” First performance 19 December, Faversham Voices, 2015.

What child is this? (2015) (SATB) Carol; Text: William Chatterton Dix Duration: 2’30” First performance TBC.

When Christ was born of Mary free (2011)
 (SATB + optional side drum and tambourine) Carol Text: traditional Duration: 2’10” First performance TBC.

When Christ was born of Mary free (2013) LISTEN ON JUKE BOX (SATB + piano/organ; also available for SSA + piano/organ) Carol Text: traditional Duration: 3’00” First performance Amadeus Choir, Toronto, Canada Winner of Amadeus Annual Seasonal Songwriting Competition, Toronto, 2013.

Wolcum Yole! (2010)
 (SATB) Carol First performance 18th December, 2010 Northampton Bach Choir.