Inspired by John Rutter's Candlelight Carol, this exquisite new carol gives us a lovely melody with complementary harmony in a fresh setting. "Brightly a star shines in the night; yet brighter
This beloved English Christmas carol has taken on a breathtaking new sound and presentation in this surprising, beautiful and touching version for a cappella mixed choir! Moving parts and dynamic expression
Kim Andre Arnesen's beautifully expressive piece is set to a poem by the famous hymn writer Isaac Watts. Featured on the 2013 St. Olaf Christmas concert broadcast from Norway, this hymn is perfect for
A "Fantasia" in the truest sense, this choral tapestry of English carols was composed in 1912 after Vaughan-Williams had completed the scores for his first symphony ("The Sea"), and the Tallis Fantasia. In
The transcendent glory of the traditional Latin text is treated with great sensitivity and depth in this superb setting for capable sanctuary, concert or festival choirs! With sweeping vocal lines and
Peter Niedmann offers a jaunty and rhythmically active composition to a Christmas text by Washington Gladden. Moving from 6/8 to 9/8 time the music aptly captures the meaning of the text. Featuring a lively
This old English carol melody has an even older text which portrays both Christian and pagan influences. In this arrangement, soloists act as storytellers throughout, while the choir's refrain leaves the
This treasured poem by Christina Rossetti has inspired many musical settings. This one, for unaccompanied mixed chorus (divisi), on a traditional Irish tune, is a lovely choice for both worship and concert
This joyful, sprightly carol comes from Sir David Willcocks: A Celebration in Carols. With its uplifting 7/8 time signature, memorable melody, rich and diverse textures, and delightful orchestral
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"What sweeter music can we bring than a carol for to sing the birth of Christ, our heavenly King." This tender setting of the traditional carol text has become one of John Rutter's most cherished
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