Carols

Carols for mixed choirs

A Babe is Born (2015) (SATB) 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) Text: 15th century. Duration 2’25”. First performance Brick Church, New York, December 2016. Published by Banks Music.

A Christmas Lullaby (2015) (SATB) 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. LISTEN ON JUKE BOX

Abraham to kill him (2017) (SATB) Text: Emily Dickinson. Duration 3’00”. First performance Nonsuch Singers, June 2018. Finalist Hendrix Candelight Carol Competition 2017.

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

Ah, dearest Jesus (2017) (SATB) Text: Martin Luther. Duration 3’50”. First performance TBC.

Christ was born today (2005)
 (S and piano) 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 Bells (2016) (SATB and organ) Text: Henry Longellow. Duration 3’50”. First performance TBC. Finalist Hendrix Candlelight Carol Competition 2016.

Christmas hath a darkness (2017) (SATB and organ) Text: Christina Rossetti. Duration 3’00”. First performance TBC.

Christmas Time Again (2001)
 (SA and piano) Text: Edmund Jolliffe Duration 3′00″. First performance 13th December, 2001 The Junior Choir of Westminster Under School, St. Peter’s Church, Eaton Square. Published by OUP. LISTEN

Christus Natus Hodie (2002)
 (SA and piano) Text: Edmund Jolliffe Duratio: 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) 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) Text: Bishop Phillips Brooks. Duration 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. LISTEN ON JUKE BOX

Follow the Star (2004) 
(Trebles and piano) 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) Text: Traditional. Duration 3’00”. First performance Ely Cathedral, 28 November 2015. Winner of the Ely Consort Advent Composing Competition 2015. LISTEN ON JUKE BOX

Look to the Stable (2015) (SATB) Text: Georgina Penney. Duration 3’10”. First Performance Torkard Ensemble, Hucknall Academy, Nottingham, 16th December 2017.

Love came down at Christmas (2017) (SATB) Text: Christina Rossetti. Duration 3’30”. First performance TBC.

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

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.

On this day (2006) LISTEN ON JUKE BOX (SSA and piano) Text: traditional. Duration 1’50”. First performance The Boys Choir of Wesminter Under School, St. Margaret’s Church, Westminster, 13th December 2006. Published by OUP.

Out of your sleep (2002) (SATB and organ). Text: Anon. Duration 3’00”. First performance St. Margaret’s Church, Westminster, 17th December 2002.

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

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

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

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

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

When Christ was born of Mary free (2011)
 (SATB + optional side drum and tambourine) 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) Text: traditional. Duration 3’00”. First performance Amadeus Choir, Toronto, Canada Winner of Amadeus Annual Seasonal Songwriting Competition, Toronto, 2013.

Wolcum Yole! (2010)
 (SATB) Text: Trad. Duration 3’00”. First performance 18th December, 2010 Northampton Bach Choir.