A traditional carol with a joyful and simple music. Written for three mixed voices (Sop, Alt, Men), the different verses are treated with 3 different easy structures to allow a varied and lively dialogue.
This traditional Carol alternates verses sung in unison and a 4-voice chorus. it is however possible to flexibly manage this alternation, or even to sing the whole in polyphony.
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Here is the original Dutch version of Philipp Nicolaï's choral. Under the surname of Sweelinck, Father Jan-Peterszoon is often confused with his son Dirck-Janszoon, both Dutch composers.
This hymn is intended for the celebration of the feast of...
This Hainaut Christmas Carol has no less than 9 verses, the first five being directly linked to the birth of Christ, the next four relating to the feast of Christmas and the corresponding feasts (...). We can therefore choose the interpretation...
Gregorio Turini is an Italian composer born in Brescia and died in Prague while he was in the service of Emperor Rodolphe II, the grandson of Charles V.
His music happily combines German and Italian influences. This Christmas carol on the...
This arrangement is an adaptation of the organ accompaniment written by Gabriel Faure for this famous traditional carol.
Simple and peaceful, it is easily sung by any choir planning a Christmas concert.
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Fourth and last of the traditional Carols harmonized by GEVAERT. It is written on the song system with verse and chorus. Certainly one of the most developed (with "the angels in our campaigns") in terms of dialogue between voices.