Christmas (Somervell, Arthur)

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Sheet Music


 Vocal score (EU)
#156871 - 11.07MB, 88 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/22/V - 1320x

PDF scanned by Nightjar
Nightjar (2011/11/26)

Publisher Info.:

London: Boosey & Co., 1926. Plate H.11935.


Public Domain - Non-PD US [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

High quality (600dpi) scan, cleaned and restored by hand.


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General Information

Work Title Christmas
Alternative Title
Composer Somervell, Arthur
Movements/Sections 16 numbered sections in 6 parts
Year/Date of Composition 1926
First Publication 1926
Librettist Composer (mainly from the Bible)
Language English
Composer Time Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation SATB soloists, SATB chorus, orchestra (2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bassoon, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, organ or piano, strings)

Misc. Comments

The composer also produced a version of this work with SA soloists and female chorus.

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