Carols for Choirs 5

Fifty Christmas Carols

Instrument(e): Gemischter Chor (SATB), Klavier [Orgel]


HerausgeberBlackwell, David / Chilcott, Bob
Umfang240 Seiten; 17,5 x 25 cm
Hersteller/VerlagOxford University Press
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  • 50 carols for every occasion
  • well-loved tunes in fresh arrangements
  • original compositions, including many specially written for the collection
  • a wide range of composers
  • carols for audience or congregation with varied harmonizations and festive descants
  • a balanced mix of accompanied and unaccompanied items
  • the order of service for a Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
  • a detailed list of carol orchestrations available on hire/rental

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of Carols for Choirs 1, OUP presents a new volume in this ground-breaking series. Carols for Choirs 5 continues the tradition of its predecessors by providing a complete resource for choirs from Advent through to Epiphany. Featuring brand new carols and arrangements of classic tunes, the collection showcases the very best established and new names in choral composition today, both in the UK and world-wide.


  • Cecilia McDowall: A Heavenly Song
  • Malcolm Archer: A little child there is yborn
  • Carl Rütti: A Patre Unigenitus
  • Howard Skempton: Adam lay ybounden
  • W. J. Kirkpatrick (arr. Alan Bullard): Away in a manger (UK tune)
  • James R. Murray (arr. Bob Chilcott): Away in a manger (US tune)
  • Trad. German (arr. Stephen Cleobury): Blest Mary wanders through the thorn
  • John Rutter: Candlelight Carol
  • Francis Pott: Carol
  • 16th-cent. French (arr. Mack Wilberg): Ding dong! merrily on high
  • Alan Bullard: Glory to the Christ Child
  • Trad. English (arr. Mark Sirett): God rest you merry, gentlemen
  • Piae Cantiones (arr. Bob Chilcott): Good King Wenceslas
  • Mendelssohn (arr. Paul Leddington Wright): Hark! the herald-angels sing
  • Gabriel Jackson: Hush! my dear
  • Alan Bullard: I saw a stable
  • Andrew Simpson: I saw three ships
  • Matthew Martin: I sing of a maiden
  • Old German carol (arr. Bob Chilcott): In dulci jubilo
  • Trad. English/Sullivan (arr. John Scott): It came upon the midnight clear (UK tune)
  • Willis/Burnap (arr. Mack Wilberg): It came upon the midnight clear (US tune)
  • Mason/Handel (arr. Mack Wilberg): Joy to the world!
  • 14th-cent. German (arr. David Blackwell): Lo, how a Rose e'er blooming
  • David Willcocks: Lullay, my liking
  • Will Todd: My Lord has Come
  • John Rutter: New Year
  • J. F. Wade (arr. Philip Ledger): O come, all ye faithful
  • 15th-cent. French (arr. Paul Leddington Wright): O come, O come, Emmanuel
  • Bob Chilcott: O little town
  • Jaakko Mäntyjärvi: Old Christmas Returned (or Hospitality Revived)
  • Kerry Andrew: Out of the Orient crystal skies
  • Bob Chilcott: Pilgrim Jesus
  • Alan Bullard: Scots Nativity
  • John Goss (arr. Paul Leddington Wright): See amid the winter's snow
  • Franz Gruber (arr. Bob Chilcott): Silent night
  • Trad. English (arr. Bob Chilcott): Sussex Carol
  • Philip Ledger: The Bell Carol
  • Gabriel Jackson: The Christ-child
  • Matthew Owens: The holly and the ivy
  • Bob Chilcott: The Sparrows' Carol
  • Hermione Roff: The Virgin's Song
  • Howard Skempton: There is no rose
  • Alan Smith: There is no rose
  • John Hearne: There's a song in the air!
  • Z. Randall Stroope: This endris night
  • Jussi Chydenius: Voices in the Mist
  • Jonathan Willcocks: Wassail
  • J. H. Hopkins (arr. Paul Leddington Wright): We three kings of Orient are
  • Thomas Hewitt Jones: What child is this?
  • Este's Psalter (arr. Bob Chilcott): While shepherds watched their flocks