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Alfred Burt and Jimmy Joyce Singers
This Is Christmas Songbook

Song NameComposer
This Is ChristmasAlfred Burt
Christmas Cometh CarolingAlfred Burt
Ah, Bleak And Chill The Wintry WindAlfred Burt
Come, Dear ChildrenAlfred Burt
Some Children See HimAlfred Burt
Sleep, Baby MineAlfred Burt
All On A Christmas MorningAlfred Burt
Caroling, CarolingAlfred Burt
The Star CarolAlfred Burt
We'll Dress The HouseAlfred Burt
Christ In The Stranger's GuiseAlfred Burt
Nigh BethlehemAlfred Burt
What Are The SignsAlfred Burt
Jesu ParvuleAlfred Burt
O Hearken YeAlfred Burt

Produced by Anne S. Burt / James Conkl;ing

Considered by some to be the finest recording of Christmas carols ever, these original compositions were written by Alfred and primary lyricists Wihla Hutson and Bates G. Burt (Alfred's father). In fact, the carols were initially sent as Christmas messages to Burt family members and friends! Alfred died in 1954 at the age of thirty three, but his legacy has brought joy to untold myriads of listeners ever since. Artists from Nat "King" Cole to the Boston Pops Orchestra and Chorus have popularized what conductor John Williams described as "mini-masterpieces." The sixteen voice a cappella choir directed by arranger Jimmy Joyce (who had worked with Alfred in the Alvino Rey Orchestra) is sprightly and surefooted in their performance, which was recorded in 1963. A sentimental and popular favorite.

Item code: 6896B | Songbook | $7.95 add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | SSAATTBB | 56 Pages | Softcover | 7 x 10 | United States | Companion CD Available
747510009122 | 35023107

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