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Ding Dong! Merrily on High

Music by Traditional and George Ratcliffe Woodward

"Ding Dong Merrily on High" is a Christmas carol. The tune first appeared as a secular dance tune known under the title "Branle de l'Official" in Orchésographie, a dance book written by Jehan Tabourot (1519–1593). The lyrics are from English composer George Ratcliffe Woodward (1848–1934), and the carol was first published in 1924 in his The Cambridge Carol-Book: Being Fifty-two Songs for Christmas, Easter, And Other Seasons. Woodward took an interest in church bell ringing, which no doubt aided him in writing it. Woodward was the author of several carol books, including Songs of Syon and The Cowley Carol Book. The macaronic style is characteristic of Woodward’s delight in archaic poetry. Charles Wood harmonised the tune when it was published with Woodward's text in The Cambridge Carol Book. More recently, Sir David Willcocks made an arrangement for the second book of Carols for Choirs.

    Release Date: 1924


Ding Dong! Merrily on High

Ding Dong! Merrily on High

This bright holiday favorite has been arranged with a rhythmic and fun contemporary piano accompaniment supporting the traditional melody and harmonies. Added sections of ding dong dot the arrangement and the optional glockenspiel or handbell parts allow this choral to shine for the holidays. Available: 3-Part Mixed; 2-Part; PianoTrax CD.

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Alan Bullard (Edited by) : Oxford Book of Flexible Carols : SATB : 01 Songbook : 9780193364622 : 9780193364622

Alan Bullard (Edited by) : Oxford Book of Flexible Carols

The Oxford Book of Flexible Carols is the perfect resource for choirs of all types and sizes. Each piece is presented with flexible scoring options, clearly explained throughout, enabling performance by various combinations of singers. Variety of composers, including Kerry Andrew, Malcolm Archer, Alan Bullard, Bob Chilcott, Stephen Cleobury, Cecilia McDowall, John Rutter, Mack Wilberg, and David Willcocks. Wide range of material, from Medieval to the present day and including wassails, gallery carols, world carols, and spirituals. With carols for Advent, Christmas, New Year, and Epiphany, and a fabulous range of accessible, quality material, this is a must-have collection for all choirs at Christmas.

Songlist: A babe is born, A little child there is yborn, Adam lay ybounden, Angels, from the realms of glory, Away in a manger, Away With Your Sorrows, Born this day is the Son of God, Cantemos a Maria, Child of the stable's secret birth, Christmas-tide, Christmas Lullaby, Come and Worship!, Come, let us all with heart and voice, Coventry Carol, Ding dong! merrily on high, Falantidida, Gaudete!, Gloucestershire Wassail, Gold for a manger bed, Go, Tell it on the Mountain, Good Christians all, rejoice, His Praises We'll Sing, Il est ne, le divin enfant, In the Beginning, In the bleak mid-winter, Infant holy, infant lowly, Jesus Christ is here!, Mary's Cradle Song, Natus est Immanuel, Now is the Time for Christemas!, and more

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Voicing: SATB | 8734b | Songbook | $21.95


Bob Chilcott & David Blackwell : Carols for Choirs 5 : SATB : 01 Songbook : 9780193373563 : 9780193373563

Bob Chilcott & David Blackwell : Carols for Choirs 5

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.

Songlist: A Heavenly Song, A little child there is yborn, A Patre Unigenitus, Adam lay ybounden, Away in a manger (UK tune), Away in a manger (US tune), Blest Mary wanders through the thorn, Candlelight Carol, Carol, Ding dong! merrily on high, Glory to the Christ Child, God rest you merry, gentlemen, Good King Wenceslas, Hark! the herald-angels sing, Hush! my dear, I saw a stable, I saw three ships, I sing of a maiden, In dulci jubilo, It came upon the midnight clear (UK tune), It came upon the midnight clear (US tune), Joy to the world!, Lo, how a Rose e'er blooming, Lullay, my liking, My Lord has Come, New Year, O come, all ye faithful, O come, O come, Emmanuel, O little town, Old Christmas Returned (or Hospitality Revived), and more

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Voicing: SATB | 5689b | Songbook | $22.95 | A Cappella


Dale Warland : The Dale Warland Christmas Editions Vol 2 : SATB : 01 Songbook : Dale Warland : 073999598483 : 41923054

Dale Warland : The Dale Warland Christmas Editions Vol 2

A collection of stunning arrangements featured on the Dale Warland Singers album "Sing We of Christmas". "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" and "Jesus Christ, The Apple Tree" are a cappella

Songlist: Manger Dance, Christmas Lullaby, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, It Came Upon The Midnight Clear, We Three Kings, Ding Dong! Merrily On High, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day, Jesus Christ, The Apple Tree

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Voicing: SATB | 9042b | Songbook | $4.95


David Hill (Editor) : Noel 2 - Carols and Anthems for Advent, Christmas and Epiphany : SATB : 01 Songbook : David Hill : 884088501747 : 1849382921 : 14037544

David Hill (Editor) : Noel 2 - Carols and Anthems for Advent, Christmas and Epiphany

Noel 2 is an exciting collection of Advent, Christmas and Epiphany music for mixed voice choirs, from the easy to learn to the more challenging and unconventional. The contents range from the Renaissance to the present: from Bach and Sweelinck, familiar settings of traditional and lesser known carols through the ages to Howells and Leighton and works by today's composers include Richard Rodney Bennett, Eric Whitacre, John Tavener, Tarik O'Regan and Richard Allain. Among the 43 anthems, mixed voice choirs of all levels will find new arrangements of favorite carols, hymns with new descants, as well as stimulating original works for the Christmas season.

Songlist: Ubers Gebirg Maria Geht , Adam Lay Y Bounden, Angelus ad Virginem, Away In A Manger, Bethlehem Down , Coventry Carol, Ding Dong! Merrily on High, E'en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come , Gallery Carol, Gaudete!, Gloria, Dei Sir Gesungen, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing , Hodie Christus Natus Est, I Wonder As I Wander, I Wonder As I Wander, In Dulci Jubilo , Jesus Christ The Apple Tree, Lasset Uns Frohlocken, Long, Long Ago, Love Came Down At Christmas, Lullay My Liking, Lux Aurumque, 'O' Antiphon, O Come, All Ye Faithful , O Come, O Come, Emmanuel, O Jesulein , Of A Rose , Once In Royal David's City , Puer Nobis , Resonet In Laudibus, and more

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Voicing: SATB | 7706b | Songbook | $19.95


David Hill (Editor) : Noel! - Carols and Anthems for Advent, Christmas and Epiphany : SATB : 01 Songbook : 884088424688 : 0711984557 : 14023184

David Hill (Editor) : Noel! - Carols and Anthems for Advent, Christmas and Epiphany

Noel! is an exciting collection for mixed voice choirs, selected and edited by David Hill. The contents range from the Renaissance to the present: the polyphony of Victoria and Byrd, via Bach, familiar settings of traditional and lesser known carols through the ages, and works by today's composers including Richard Rodney Bennett, Judith Bingham, John Tavener and Judith Weir. Mixed voice choirs of all levels will find here new arrangements of favourite carols as well as stimulating works for the Christmas season, from the easy to learn to the more challenging and unconventional.

Songlist: Epiphany (Bingham), Out Of Your Sleep (Nelson), Adam Lay Ybounden (Ord), Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day (Gardner, John), Sing Lullaby!, There Is No Rose (Bax/Dawkes), No Small Wonder (Edwards), It Came Upon The Midnight Clear (Sullivan, Arthur), O Magnum Mysterium (De Victoria, Tomas Luis), Once In Royal David's City (O'donnell), Silent Night (Gruber, Franz), Noel Nouvelet (Jackson), Still, Still, Still (Gant), There Is No Rose (Joubert, John), Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, We Wish You A Merry Christmas (Allwood), The Twelve Days Of Christmas (Carter), The Angel Gabriel From Heaven Came (Pettman), The Clouded Heaven (Bingham), On Christmas Day (Bennett), O Come, All Ye Faithful, In The Bleak Midwinter, Bethlehem Down (Warlock, Peter), The Kings (Nicolai/Cornelius), Jingle Bells (Pierpont, J.) (Allwood, Ralph), Away In A Manger, It Came Upon The Midnight Clear (Willis, Richard Storrs), In Dulci Jubilo (Bach, Johann Sebastian), Rocking (Hill), We Three Kings, and more

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Voicing: SATB | 9124b | Songbook | $19.95 | Primarily a cappella


David Willcocks (editor) : Carols for Choirs Vol 4 : SSAA Upper : 01 Songbook : David Willcocks : 9780193535732

David Willcocks (editor) : Carols for Choirs Vol 4

The volumes of Carols for Choirs have established themselves as the quintessential carol books for carol-singers around the world. Each volume presents a wide range of carols to suit every occasion, from well-known tunes superbly arranged to the best original compositions. Featuring upper voice versions of arrangements from the classic "Carols for Choirs" series of songbooks.

Songlist: A Merry Christmas, A New Year Carol, A Virgin Most Pure, Adeste Fidelis, Angels, from Realms of glory, Angelus ad Virginem, As with gladness men of old (congregational version), Away in a manger, Born in a Stable so bare, The cherry tree carol, Coventry Carol, Deck The Hall, Ding-dong ding, Ding dong! merrily on high, Donkey Carol, Donkey riding over the bumpy road, The first Nowell, Gabriel to Mary came, Gabriels Message, God rest you merry, gentlemen (congregational version), God rest you merry, gentlemen (unaccompanied version), going through the hills, Good King Wenceslas, Hail! Blessed Virgin Mary, Hark the herald angels sing (Congregational Version), Hark the herald angels sing (Unaccompanied version), He smiles within his cradle, Here we bring new water, The Holly and the ivy, How far is it to bethlehem, and more

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Voicing: SSAA Upper | 9092b | Songbook | $22.95 | Primarily a cappella


Deke Sharon : A Cappella Christmas : SATB : 01 Songbook : 073999416510 : 0793595274 : 08741651

Deke Sharon : A Cappella Christmas

As part of the tradition established by the fine CASA songbooks, these nineteen familiar carols are arranged for the beginning group. Easy to use and read (though without the performance notes or instructions for transcription of the other CASA volumes), this songbook will have everyone singing with relative ease.

Songlist: Angels We Have Heard On High, Carol of the Bells, Deck The Hall, Ding Dong! Merrily On High , Good King Wencesla, Here We Come A Caroling, The Holly And The Ivy, Jingle Bells (Original Version), Jolly Old Saint Nicholas , Joy To The World , Merry Christmas! Happy New Year! , Now Is The Month Of Christmas , O Christmas Tree, O Holy Night, Pat-a-pan, Silent Night , The Sleigh, Up On The Housetop , We Wish You A Merry Christmas

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Voicing: SATB | 1144b | Songbook | $9.95 | A Cappella


John Leavitt : Sing A Merry Christmas! : SATB : 01 Songbook : 884088311582 : 08749643

John Leavitt : Sing A Merry Christmas!

You will find plenty of performance options with this practical and value-packed collection of a cappella Christmas favorites.

Songlist: Deck the Hall, Ding Dong! Merrily on High, Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, While by My Sheep

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Voicing: SATB | 7092b | Songbook | $3.95 | A Cappella


King's Singers : Christmas Songbook : SATBBB : 01 Songbook : 888680650421 : 9781495077753 : 00199905

King's Singers : Christmas Songbook

This songbook includes eight arrangements from the King's Singers 2016 album of the same name. A blend of carols and holiday pops as arranged by Robert Rice and Keith Roberts.

Songlist: Carol Of The Bells, Ding Dong! Merrily On High, The First Nowell, Frosty The Snow Man, Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas, It Came Upon The Midnight Clear, Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer, Silent Night, White Christmas

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Voicing: SATBBB | Performed by King's Singers | 4526b | Songbook | $8.95 | A Cappella


Peter Hunt : Voiceworks at Christmas - 30 Seasonal Songs : Kids : 01 Songbook & 1 CD : Peter Hunt : 9780193435537

Peter Hunt : Voiceworks at Christmas - 30 Seasonal Songs

Voiceworks at Christmas is an inspired new collection of 30 seasonal songs from unison to 4-part harmony and beyond. It's invaluable to all choral groups and overflows with festive cheer. The songs range from plainsong to jazz carols, gospel songs and folk pieces to well-known carols in sparkling new arrangements, and brand new carols by living composers. Voiceworks at Christmas features songs and carols suitable for singing at Advent, Christmas and secular occasions during the winter. Every type of voice at all stages of development can be accommodated, and, apart from the songs that specifically demand tenor and bass voices, they can be taken by anyone who can comfortably manage the range. The music is grouped loosely in themes, and each section contains a range of challenges from simple unison or two parts to fuller choral arrangements.

Songlist: Section I: Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque, Creator of the Stars of Night, Gaudete!, En! Natus Est Emanuel, Zion Hears the Watchmen's Voices, Section II: Sacred Harp and West Gallery, Ye Nations all, On You I Call, Radiance, While Sheperds Watched, While Sheperds Watched, Section III: New Takes on Old Carols, I Saw Three Ships, Ding Dong! Merrily On High, Silent Night, Sans Day Carol, Noel Let Us Sing, Away in a Manger, Section IV: Spiritual and Gospel Connections, When the Sun's Reborn, Away in a Manger, Poor li'l Jesus, Behold that Star, Section V: Popular Connections, Mary's Lullaby, Ring Out the Bells, Mad World, Rudolf, the Red Nosed Reindeer, Section VI: Easy New Carols, Sing High, Sing Low, Kings Came Riding, and more

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Voicing: Kids | 9555b | Songbook & 1 CD | $49.50


Reginald Jacques (editor) : Carols for Choirs Vol 1 : SATB : 01 Songbook : 9780193532229

Reginald Jacques (editor) : Carols for Choirs Vol 1

The volumes of Carols For Choirs have established themselves as the quintessential carol books for carol singimng around the world. Each volume presents a wide range of carols to suit every occasion, from well-known tunes superbly arranged to the best original compositions. 50 carols for mixed choir, including full text of the traditional Nine Lessons printed as an Appendix.

Songlist: A Boy Was Born, A Christmas Carol , A Great And Mighty Wonder, A Merry Christmas, A Virgin Most Pure, Adeste Fideles, All Men Draw Near, And There Were Shepards, Angels From The Realms Of Glory, As With Gladness Men Of Old, Away In A Manager, Blessed Be That Maid Mary, Blessed Son Of God, Boar's Head Carol, Crol, With Lullaby, Coventry Carol, Ding Dong! Merrily on High, The First Noel, Gallery Carol, Girls And Boys, Leave Your Toys, Gloucestershire Wassail, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Good King Wenceslas, A Great And Mighty Wonder, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Holly And The Ivy, I Saw Three Ships, We Wish You A Merry Christmas, In Dulci Jubilo, Infant Holy, Infant Lowly, and more

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Voicing: SATB | 9088b | Songbook | $22.98 | Primarily a cappella


Reginald Jacques (editor) : Carols for Choirs Vol 2 : SATB : 01 Songbook : 9780193535657

Reginald Jacques (editor) : Carols for Choirs Vol 2

The volumes of Carols for Choirs have established themselves as the quintessential carol books for carol-singers around the world. Each volume presents a wide range of carols to suit every occasion, from well-known tunes superbly arranged to the best original compositions. Includes 50 varied carols for every occasion, carols by Benjamin Britten, William Mathias and William Walton.

Songlist: A Babe Is Born I Wys, A Child Is Born In Bethlehem, A New Year Carol, Adam Lay Ybounden, All My Heart This Night Rejoices, All This Time, Angels And The Shepherds, Cherry Tree Carol, Come Leave Your Sheep, Come, Thou Redeemer Of The Earth, Deck The Hall, Ding Dong! Merrily On High, Down In Yon Forest, Gabriel's Message, Gloria Sei Dir Gesungen, Glory Now To God We Render, Going Through The Hills, Hail! Blessed Virgin Mary, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, He Is Born The Divine Christ Child, Here We Bring New Water, Here We Come a-Wassai;ing, Holly And The Ivy, How Far Is It To Bethlehem?, I Look From Afar, I Saw A Fair Maiden, Il Est Ne, Le Divin Enfant, The Infant King, It Came Upon A Midnight Clear, Joseph Was An Old Man, and more

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Voicing: SATB | 9089b | Songbook | $22.95 | Primarily a cappella


Simon Lole : Heavenly Peace - Five Carols for Upper Voices : SSSAA : 01 Songbook : 888680098513 : 00154111

Simon Lole : Heavenly Peace - Five Carols for Upper Voices

Here is a sparkling collection for women's choir or five of your top treble singers that will captivate all listeners! Challenging, but absolutely worth it.

Songlist: The Angel Gabriel, Coventry Carol, Ding Dong! Merrily on High, Rocking Carol, Silent Night

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Voicing: SSSAA | 4279b | Songbook | $4.95 | A Cappella


Various Arrangers : A Cappella Christmas Music : SATB : Sheet Music

Various Arrangers : A Cappella Christmas Music

'Do You Hear What I Hear' is an exquisite a cappella setting of the beloved Christmas classic! 'Ding Dong Merrily on High' is a delightful setting of this appealing dance carol! Ed Lojeski has developed a wonderful madrigal-style extension to the traditional melody, and counterpoints it all with "Good King Wenceslas". 'I Saw Three Ships' i a fun and easily learned arrangmeent for any size vocal ensemble. The German baroque chorale ' Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming' (Est Ist Ein' Ros' Entsprungen), is a tasteful adaptation by John Leavitt, featuring the tenor on the melody of the second verse and a soprano descant on the third verse. Includes English and German texts. Edwin Fissinger's simple, elegant arrangement of 'Silent Night' features both English and German verses. It's easy to prepare, yet is sure to be one of the most stunning pieces on any holiday program.

Songlist: Silent Night, I Saw Three Ships, Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming, Ding Dong! Merrily on High

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Voicing: SATB | 9287b | Sheet Music | $7.50 | A Cappella


Various Arrangers : Sing Nowell - 51 Carols : SATB : 01 Songbook : 884088464967 : 0853602387 : 14030305

Various Arrangers : Sing Nowell - 51 Carols

This Holiday songbook includes a mid-twentieth century collection of the best in contemporary British carol writing and arrangement. It includes previously published works and as well as new pieces and arrangements written specifically for this book.

Songlist: A Babe is Born, A Child This Day is Born, A Shepherd's Carol, A Star was His Night Light, A Virgin Most Pure, Adam Lay Ybounden, An Australian Carol, And Hark! The Herod Angels, Angels From the Realms of Glory, Angelus ad Virginem, Away in a Manger, Balulalow, Blessed be that Maid Mary, Ding Dong! Merrily on High, Dormi, Jesu, Eastern Monarchs, Ecce Puer, Entrez-y tous en Surete, From Heaven Winging, Gabriel, from Heaven's King, God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen, Good King Wenceslas, Here We Bring New Water, Infant Holy, Jesu, Swete Sone Dere!, Joseph Was an Old Man, Let us Securely Enter, Lord Jesus Once was a Child, Lully, Lully, Thou Little Tiny Child, Lully, Lully, Thou Little Tiny Child, and more

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Voicing: SATB | 9409b | Songbook | $19.95


Various Arrangers : Six Carols : Mixed 5-8 Parts : Sheet Music

Various Arrangers : Six Carols

The Cornish folk tune 'The Holy Bears a Berry,' alternates between men and women's voices. Solo sections may be sung by small groups. This arrangement is best for church, community, or school choirs. 'Ding Dong! Merrily on High' is a vigorous 8 part a cappella piece with constant vocal imitation of bells. Elaborate counterpoint and canonic devices. Completely diatonic, harmonically and melodically conservative. Rhythmic ostinatos give non-stop energy leading to dazzling finish. 'Gloria in Excelsis Deo' begins and ends with a rhythmic and exciting statement of the Gloria text. The middle section is tranquil and effectively emotes the feeling of peace that is being presented in the text. The final statement is one of peace. Challenging, but well worth the work. Van's arrangement of 'Once in Royal David's City.' is an introspective and reflective setting of this Christmas standard. The composer includes many of the elements that have become associated with this hymn. This arrangement begins with either a treble solo, or with all sopranos, it then broadens into a rich setting of the following stanzas, and ends with a hushed treatment of the text "And our eyes at last shall see him." May be used in worship or concerts. 'Angels We have Heard on High' is a beautiful and energetic arrangement that is appropriate for both worship and concert use. The piece is written in a unique way that incorporates vocal accompaniments that are shared between men's and women's voices. Includes soaring descants throughout. Composed in the Australian winter of 2005, 'Ave Maria' was written by Jacobs in response to the death of a close friend's mother. Her passion for Renaissance music influenced many aspects of the piece, particularly text, and the decision to set it for two a cappella choirs.

Songlist: Holly Bears a Berry, The, Ding Dong! Merrily on High, Gloria in excelsis Deo, Once in Royal David's City, Angels We Have Heard on High, Ave Maria

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Voicing: Mixed 5-8 Parts | 9584b | Sheet Music | $9.95 | A Cappella


William Llewellyn (Editor) : The Novello Book of Carols : SATB : 01 Songbook : 752187440741 : 0853601275 : 14023523

William Llewellyn (Editor) : The Novello Book of Carols

This outstanding collection of 90 carols offers a balanced mixture of accompanied and unaccompanied items which will appeal immediately to conductors, singers and audiences alike. Mostly for mixed voices, it includes 16 carols and a further 39 arrangements published here for the first time. From Gabrielli to Judith Weir, medieval melodies to spirituals, the range of styles covers a wide spectrum of tastes. This major issue of carols is edited by William Llewellyn, a well established figure in the world of choral music.

Songlist: A Babe Is Born, A Christmas Antiphon, A Fanfare For Christmas, A Gallery Carol, A Somerset Carol, Adam Lay Ybounden, Adests Fideles, All And Some, As Joseph Was A-walking, Away In A Manger, Balulalow, Canon For Three Choirs, Carol Of The Christ-child, Christmas Is Coming, Coventry Carol, Dawn Carol, De Virgin Mary Had A Baby Boy, Ding Dong! Merrily On High, Ding-dong, Ding, Donkey Plod And Mary Ride, El Cant Des Ocells, El Noi De La Mare, Fum, Fum, Fum, Gabriel's Message, God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, How Soft, Upon The Ev'ning Air, Huron Carol, Hush You, My Baby, I Saw Three Ships, and more

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Voicing: SATB | 7711b | Songbook | $19.95


Jay Althouse : The Christmas Soloist - High : Solo : Songbook & CD : 038081151144  : 00-16412

Jay Althouse : The Christmas Soloist - High

The Christmas Soloist contains 10 bright, new arrangements of seasonal favorites for medium high or medium low voice and piano.

Songlist: Ding Dong! Merrily on High, God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen , Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow, And More!

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Voicing: Solo | 5352b | Songbook & CD | $24.95 | Voice and Piano


Jay Althouse : The Christmas Soloist - Low : Solo : Songbook & CD : 038081151151  : 00-16413

Jay Althouse : The Christmas Soloist - Low

The Christmas Soloist contains 10 bright, new arrangements of seasonal favorites for medium high or medium low voice and piano.

Songlist: Ding Dong! Merrily on High, God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen, Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow, And More!

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Voicing: Solo | 5353b | Songbook & CD | $24.95 | Voice and Piano


Accidentals : An Accidental Christmas : 00  1 CD

Accidentals : An Accidental Christmas

The Accidentals won the Harmony Sweepstakes in 1995 with their signature tune, "You Win." The eight piece group is known for their exemplary musicianship and unexpected arrangements. Though the advance copy we received for review did not include all of the songs on the CD-there will be twenty in all-what we heard lived up to our high expectations, including the hearty "Wassail Song," a pristine "I Wander As I Wander" and the CARA award-winning "Rudiana," a hilarious tour-de-force that sends up a variety of musical genres from classical to tango!

Songlist: Deck The Hall, O come, All Ye Faithful, Angels We Have Heard On High, O Tannenbaum, Ding Dong! Merrily On High, Patapan, The Christmas Song , Jingle Bells , Rudiana, Joy The The World, In Dulci Jubilo , Away In A Manger, The First Noel, God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen, The Wassail Song, Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella, I Wonder As I Wander, O Little Town Of Bethlehem, The Hallelujah Chorus, Silent Night

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2338c | 1 CD | $14.98 | A Cappella


Bach Children's Chorus : Outside The Snow Is Falling : 00  1 CD : Linda Beaupre

Bach Children's Chorus : Outside The Snow Is Falling

Toronto's BCC, 200 talented singers ages 6 and up, are divided into 4 choirs and have become a beloved part of Toronto's musical culture. The Christmas CD "Outside" is the BCC's second, their first being the lovely "Go Where You Will." This is a joyous CD, the high, sweet voices of the children are perfect for traditional carols such as "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel," "O Holy Night," "Ding Dong! Merrily on High," and "Echo Carol," a pair by John Rutter, "The Angels' Carol" and "Carol of the Children," and many by Canadian composers we haven't heard, Eleanor Daley's "What Sweeter Music," Mark Sirett's "Sunny Bank," Edith Harrhy's "Ring, Bells, Ring," W.H. Anderson's "Long, Long Ago," Alexander Tilley's "When Christ Was Born," Heather Barnes' "Torches!" and others. 24 songs, all lightly accompanied. A lovely gift from one of Canada's finest children's choirs.

Songlist: A King Is Born, What Sweeter Music, Sunny Bank, The Angels' Carol, Echo Carol, Go Where I Send Thee, Carol Of The Children, Pat -A- Pan, Ring Bells, Ring, Long, Long Ago, Were You There?, When Christ Was Born, S'Vivon / Candle Lullaby, Ding - Dong - Doh!, El Cant Dels Ocels, This Little Babe, Winds Through The Olive Trees, Torches!, Song Of The Innkeeper's Children, O Come, O Come Emmanuel, O Holy Night, This Joy, Ding Dong! Merrily On High, Sleigh Ride

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8003c | 1 CD | $15.98 | A Cappella


Bach Choir : Colors of Christmas - John Rutter : 00  1 CD : John Rutter : 602527822129 : DCAB001609202.2

Bach Choir : Colors of Christmas - John Rutter

John Rutter conducts the Bach Choir and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in what is surely the finest new recoding of Christmas carols this year. Rutter is a composer, conductor and arranger and he brings all of that to these high holiday gems. Most of the carols are very well known, though in the arrangements of Rutter they sound completely fresh. There are some new carols here - Rutter's own 'Riu Riu Chiu' (the sounds a nightingale makes) and 'The Colours of Christmas' - and some new approaches to old ones. The main factor that makes this such a perfect selection of holiday music is the free intermixing of religious carols with contemporary Christmas songs.

Songlist: Ding Dong! Merrily On High, The Colours Of Christmas, In Dulci Jubilo, What Is This Lovely Fragrance?, Away In A Manger, Hodie Christus Natus Est, Riu Riu Chiu, I Wonder As I Wander, Star Carol, Once In Royal David's City, Silent Night, In The Bleak Midwinter, Gabriel's Message, Fanfare - O Come, All Ye Faithful, O Holy Night, A New Year Carol, Joy To The World, Sleigh Ride, Deck The Hall, The Christmas Song, The Twelve Days Of Christmas, Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas, Fanfare - Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

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2059c | 1 CD | $17.95


Bach Choir of Bethlehem : A Child's Christmas in Bethlehem : 00  1 CD : 29886

Bach Choir of Bethlehem : A Child's Christmas in Bethlehem

It's the night before Christmas and all through the world people gather to share stories, poems and music of this wondrous night. Thus the narrator of A Child's Christmas in Bethlehem draws us into a magical recording that includes carols spanning seven centuries and five languages as well as poems and stories that take us from Bethlehem in the Holy Land where we are present at the birth of Jesus as seen through a child's eyes, to diverse Christmas traditions of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in the present day.

Songlist: The Three Kings , The gift carol , Of the Father's love begotten, Noel nouvelet, Long Ago in Bethlehem, Dormi, dormi bambin, Ding Dong! Merrily on high, Betelehemu, A la nanita nana, Carol, God Moves in a Mysterious Way, What Sweeter Music, The Angel Gabriel, Sleep Well Thou Child of God

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22149c | 1 CD | $17.95


Bella Voce Young Women's Choir : A Bella Christmas: Angels Are Singing : 00  1 CD : Shelly Winemiller

Bella Voce Young Women's Choir : A Bella Christmas: Angels Are Singing

"A Bella Christmas: Angels are Singing" is an aptly-named, live, gorgeous Christmas collection from the pride of Rochester, Minnesota. Most of the songs are accompanied by piano, a brass ensemble, organ, oboe and congas. But the highlight of the album is the high, soaring voices of the 51 singers, in perfect solos and together in glorious harmony. Some of our favorites among the 15 cuts are Z. Randall Stroope's "Magnificat" and "There Is No Rose;" Chris Dedrick's "The Angel Choir and The Trumpeter," Mozart's "Alleluia," John Rutter's lovely "Candlelight Carol" and a cappella "Deck The Hall;" Tchaikovsky's "Dans des Mirlitons" (Dance of the Reed Flutes," Pietro A. Yon's sublime "Gesu Bambino," the traditional song "Cantemos a Maria" (Let Us Sing to Mary); Egil Hovland's "Stay With Us" and the traditional carol "Silent Night." Every cut here is perfect, and guaranteed to bring joyous music to your Christmas celebrations for years to come!

Songlist: Magnificat, The Angel Choir and the Trumpeter, O Come, All Ye Faithful, Ding Dong! Merrily On High, Alleluia, Candlelight Carol, Danse des Mirlitons (Dance of the Reed Flutes), Deck the Hall, Away in a Manger, Gesu Bambino, In the Bleak Midwinter, There Is No Rose, Cantemos a Maria (Let Us Sing To Mary), Stay With Us (from Captive and Free), Silent Night

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Cambridge Singers : Christmas Star : 00  1 CD : John Rutter : 503

Cambridge Singers : Christmas Star

Recorded in 1981 shortly after the Cambridge Singers formation, "Christmas Star" then quickly disappeared, as the master tapes were lost. However, the original digital version was found in 1996. Therefore, the Cambridge Singers first Christmas release can once again be heard. Directed by John Rutter, whose standard of taste and excellence is of legendary repute, this multivoice classical ensemble has a pure and weightless tone and broad dynamic range, from pianissimo to forte. With arrangements also by Rutter, the carols are mostly familiar, such as "I Wander As I Wander," "Ding Dong! Merrily On High" and "What Child Is This," but there are a few rarities: "O Little One Sweet," and "Twas In The Moon Of Wintertime."

Songlist: Good Christian Men, Rejoice, I Wonder As I Wander, All My Heart This Night Rejoices, Silent Night, Lo, How A Rose E'er Blooming, Ding Dong! Merrily On High, Three Kings Of Orient, How Great Our Joy, Angels We Have Heard On High, Joy To The World, Away In A Manger, Un Flambeau, Jeannette, Isabelle, God Rest You Merry Gentlemen, What Child Is This?, 'Twas In The Moon Of Winter Time, O Little One Sweet, Go, Tell It On The Mountain, Away In A Manger, Rise Up, Shepherd, And Follow, The Christmas Song, We Wish You A Merry Christmas, O Come, All Ye Faithful

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Chanticleer : Let It Snow : 00  1 CD : Joseph Jennings : 284988

Chanticleer : Let It Snow

Known for their moving interpretations, spiritual insight and outstanding musicianship, Chanticleer has released several top-selling Christmas recordings . . . but none like this! This spectacular Christmas record is packed with holiday favorites with the additional treat of a couple of commissioned Gene Puerling arrangements. Clare Fischer and Bill Finegan also deliver upbeat arrangements for this lively holiday CD that is sure to be a family favorite for years. Most songs are a cappella with just a couple of tracks having full orchestra and swing band selections. This is a wonderful Christmas recording and is highly recommended.

Songlist: Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!, The Christmas Song, Ding Dong! Merrily On High, It Came Upon the Midnight Clear, God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen / Feliz Navidad, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Ave Maria, Silent Night, Sweeter Still, O, Holy Night, O Come All Ye Faithful, Holiday Cheer, a Suite of Seasonal Songs, Jingle Bells, Twelve Days of Christmas, Carol of the Bells, We Wish You A Merry Christmas

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Children's Chorus of Washington : 2003 - 2004 Season : 00  1 CD

Children's Chorus of Washington : 2003 - 2004 Season

The continued success of the Children's Chorus of Washington has brought us yet another wonderful CD featuring their Concert Chorus and Treble Chorus, under the direction of founder, Joan Gregoryk. This CD includes recordings of both their Holiday and Spring Concerts. You are sure to smile when you listen to these children sing.

Songlist: Psalm 150 , Hatikva (The hope), Hava Nageela, What Sweeter Music, Ding Dong! Merrily On High, Zither Carol, Far Away in Bethlehem Town, Hark! The Herald Angel Sing, O Come All Ye Faithful, The Christmas Song, Domine Fili unigenite, Gloria, Et In Terra pax, Laudamus Te, Domine Deus, Quoniam tu solus Sanctus, Cum Sancto Spiritu, The Lord Is My Shepherd, Give Praise With joyful Song, Suo-Gan, Opening Chorus from "the Bartered Bride", Ride On, King Jesus, Run Children Run

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Choir of King's College, Cambridge : Essential Carols : 00  2 CDs : David Willcocks : DCAB000530202.2

Choir of King's College, Cambridge : Essential Carols

Another fine collection of Christmas carols from the Anglican tradition.Some albums are tailor-made for Christmas Eve listening, the cozy musical equivalent of a roaring fire, a mug of eggnog, and the bright lights on the tree. The morning of Christmas Day requires something else entirely, and that's when this set of Essential Carols from the Choir of King's College, Cambridge, will fit the bill, with the angelically pure voices of young British choristers blending to the strains of traditional carols both familiar and little-known. This is Christmas music sung the old-fashioned way, its simplicity and spiritual warmth not compromised by big operatic voices or pop personalities. Recorded under the direction of David Willcocks between 1959 and '65, these performances sound truly timeless today, and no matter how knowledgeable you are about Christmas music, you'll find some surprises among these 38 carols.

Songlist: Hark! the Herald Angels Sing, The First Nowell, While shepherds watched their flocks by night, I Saw Three Ships, Ding Dong! Merrily on High, King Jesus Hath A Garden , In dulci jubilo, Unto Us Is Born A Son, O Come, All Ye Faithful , Away in a manger , O Little Town of Bethlehem, The Holly and the Ivy, God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen, See Amid the Winter's Snow, Past Three O'clock, Weihnachtsoratorium (Christmas Oratorio), Adam Lay Y Bounden, Gabriel's Message, Once in Royal David's City, Sussex Carol, Little Jesus Sweetly Sleep, Rejoice and Be Merry, The Cherry Tree Carol, The Three Kings, As With Gladness, Men of Old, A Great And Mighty Wonder, The infant King , Balulalow, Legend (When Jesus Christ was but a child), Christ was born on Christmas day, and more

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Choir of King's College, Cambridge : A King's College Christmas : 00  1 CD : Stephen Cleobury : RRC 1044

Choir of King's College, Cambridge : A King's College Christmas

Stephen Cleobury directed the choir with this fine collection of the many of the choir's classic Christmas repertoire.

Songlist: Once In Royal David's City, Rejoice And Be Merry, What Sweeter Music, Ding Dong! Merrily On High, O Little Town Of Bethlehem, A Spotless Rose, Heer Jezus Heeft Een Hofken, King Jesus Hath A Garden, The Lamb, Bogoroditze Dyevo, Infant Holy Infant Lowly, Illuminare Jerusalem, While Shepards Watched, Quittez Pasteurs, In Dulci Jubilo , The First Nowell, Coventry Carol, Personet Hodie , O Come All Ye Faithful

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Choir of King's College, Cambridge : Classic Christmas Carols : 00  2 CDs : EMC15086.2

Choir of King's College, Cambridge : Classic Christmas Carols

The Choir of King's College, Cambridge has always been synonymous with Christmas -- from the yearly television broadcast of their Lessons and Carols service to their numerous best-selling albums of Christmas songs and masses. EMI Classics is proud to present a 2-CD compilation of their greatest Christmas carol recordings.

Songlist: Once in royal David's city , Ding Dong! Merrily on high, O come, all ye faithful, The Holly and the Ivy, Hark! the herald angels sing, Silent Night, While shepherds watched, In the bleak midwinter, God rest you merry, gentlemen, The Lamb, Angels, from the realms of glory, Adam lay ybounden, The Three Kings, I saw a maiden, Whence is that goodly fragrance flowing?, Quem pastores laudavere, Tomorrow shall be my dancing day, A maiden most gentle, A Spotless Rose, Sans Day Carool, I wonder as I wander, The Cherry Tree Carol, I sing of a maiden, Gabriel's Message, Personent hodie, The First Nowell, In dulci jubilo, O little town of Bethlehem, I saw three ships, It came upon the midnight clear, and more

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Choir of York Minster : Christmas Carols From York Minster : 00  1 CD : CHN 6632

Choir of York Minster : Christmas Carols From York Minster

At the Cathedral Church of York, England, there has been music celebrating the Birth of Christ since the earliest times, as the present building was consecrated in 1472. The procession of the 30-voice Choir, bright against the ancient stones of the building, the glow of the candles the glistening lights on the tree, and the singing of best-loved Christmas carols-this is what "Carols" is about. 21 magnificent organ accompanied carols, sung in the Minster's superb acoustic, from "The First Nowell," "Coventry Carol," "The Holly and the Ivy," and "In Dulci Jubilo" to "Silent Night," "O Leave Your Sheep," "Behold the Great Creator" and "Good Christian Men, Rejoice." Superb!

Songlist: The First Nowell, While Shepherd Watched Their Flocks, Coventry Carol, Good King Weneslas, The Holly and the Ivy, Christians Awake!, Once in Royal David's City, O Come, All Ye Faithful, In Dulci Jubilo, Ding Dong! Merrily on High, God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen, On Christmas Night, "Sussex Carol", Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Brightest and Best, O Leave Your Sheep, Bethlehem, of Noblest Cities, Behold, the Great Creator, It Came upon the Midnight Clear, Good Christian Men, Rejoice

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Dale Warland Singers : Christmas Echoes Vol 2 : 00  1 CD : Dale Warland : 49231

Dale Warland Singers : Christmas Echoes Vol 2

Volume II of the reissue, by popular demand, of a classic pair of Christmas CDs, long out of print, by the renowned Dale Warland Singers. 29 songs: "The Holly and the Ivy," "A Savior from on High," "Jesus Christ the Apple Tree," "On Christmas Night," "Wexford Carol," "Lullay, My Liking," "Sing We Now of Christmas," "Christmas Lullaby," "The Kings and the Shepherds," "There Is No Rose of Such Virtue," "Lullaby, Dear Jesus," "How Far Is It to Bethlehem," "Hark the Herald Angels Sing," "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear," "A Boy Was Born," "Lo! How a Rose E'er Blooming," "Manger Dance" and many more. A classic!

Songlist: The Holly and the Ivy , A Savior from on High , Jesus Christ the Apple Tree , On Christmas Night , Wexford Carol , Lullay, My Liking , Sing We Now of Christmas , Christmas Lullaby , The Kings and the Shepherds , Lullaby, Dear Jesus , How Far Is It to Bethlehem , Hark the Herald Angels Sing , It Came Upon the Midnight Clear , A Boy Was Born, Lo! How a Rose E'er Blooming , Manger Dance, Snow Had Fallen; Christ Was Born , What Cheer, Evergreen , Birthday Carol , Tyrley, Tyrlow, Away in a Manger, Ding Dong! Merrily on High , Cradle Song , The Ship Carol , A New Year Carol

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Huddersfield Choral Society : The Carols Album : 00  1 CD : Joseph Cullen : SIGCD108

Huddersfield Choral Society : The Carols Album

Recorded in Huddersfield Town Hall in January 2007, the Huddersfield Choral Society is back in force with a magnificent collection of Christmas carols. This CD will be a perfect Christmas gift or glorious self-indulgence, absorbing the sacred and profane alike, beautifully performed and recorded for the festive season.

Songlist: Hark the herald angels sing, Gaudete, Gabriel's Message, O little town of Bethlehem, Coventry Carol, In Excelsis Gloria, Silent night, Whence is that goodly fragrance flowing, Angels, from the realms of glory, Ave maria, Joy to the world, the Lord is come!, Little Jesus, sweetly sleep, Unto us a boy is born, Love came down at Christmas, O Come All Ye Faithful, The Holly and the Ivy, O holy night, In the bleak midwinter, Ding dong! merrily on high, It came upon the midnight clear, Hail! Smiling Morn, Sussex Carol, Of the Father's heart begotten, Away in a manger, I saw three ships, Christians Awake

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Jubilation Singers : Jubilation Christmas : 00  1 CD

Jubilation Singers : Jubilation Christmas

The Jubilation Singers are a mixed a cappella ensemble formed in 1995 in the Fresno/Clovis, CA area for the purpose of singing Christmas music in Victorian costume. Currently there are 15 members, and judging from the great costumes and smiling faces in the photos in the liner notes, it must be a real Christmas treat to experience them live! Speaking of treats, 23 brightly sweetly and cheerfully sung Christmas favorites are here: "Joy to the World," "The Holly and The Ivy," "Ding Dong! Merrily on High," "Angel Medley," "Adoremus Te," "O Christmas Tree," "Dona Nobis Pacem," "What Child Is This," the list goes on. Invite an authentic Victorian chorus, and make your Christmas party a Jubilation!

Songlist: Joy To the World, The Holly and the Ivy, Silent Night, The Secret of Christmas, Ding Dong! Merrily on High, Sleigh Ride, Angel Medley, Adoramus Te, In the Silence of the Light, Carol of the Bells, Caroling, Caroling, O Christmas Tree, Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town, The Twelve Days Of Christmas , Winter Wonderland, Christ is Born, Dona Nobis Pacem, O Come, All Ye Faithful, White Christmas, Speak Lovingly And Kindly, What Child Is This?, O Come, O Come Emmanuel, Go, Tell it on the Mountain

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Kantorei : Little Tree : 00  1 CD : Richard Larson

Kantorei : Little Tree

The perfect way to enjoy the holiday season, little tree features Kantorei's favorite live recordings from their last several Christmas concerts. Featured on recording are two wonderful settings of e.e. cummings' holiday text, 'little tree.' The first, by composer Steven Heitzeg, features the choir accompanied by harp in a soft, contemplative setting. Heitzeg's composition is contrasted by that of world-renowned composer Eric Whitacre, who sets the text for choir with piano accompaniment in a warm, joyous setting. Also included on the CD are several heart-warming arrangements of familiar holiday carols including 'I Saw Three Ships,' 'Away in a Manger,' and audience favorite, 'Silent Night.' Sure to become a holiday classic, little tree will no doubt usher in the warmth and joy of the Christmas season.

Songlist: The Exaltation of Christ, The Rune of Hospitality, Calm on the Listening Ear of Night, Gaudete, What Sweeter Music?, Sweeter Still, Little Tree, Somerset Wassail, A Stable Lamp is Lighted, Mary's Lullaby, The Hills are Bare at Bethelehem, Little Tree, Little Lamb, Ding Dong! Merrily on High, The Three Kings, I Saw Three Ships, Away In A Manger, Silent Night

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King's Singers : A Little Christmas : 00  1 CD : 49909.2

King's Singers : A Little Christmas

Recorded at London's Abbey Road Studios in 1989, this partially-orchestrated recording (The City Of London Sinfonia on about half the tracks, their brass quintet on another handful), is Britain's King's Singers at their delightful best. This classically-educated male sextet is known for their lively performances - never pedantic, always entertaining. They navigate through the most challenging and thrilling of passages, as wave upon wave of countermelody ascend and crescendo from every quadrant, with apparent ease and confidence. The a cappella arrangements, such as "The Little Drummer Boy" and "Stille Nacht" (sung in German), are uncomplicated and soothing, sung with perfect majesty. "A Little Christmas Music (Medley a la Mozart)" with guest soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, is the CD's heroic odyssey, going completely over the top with reckless abandon!

Songlist: Here We Come A-Wassailing, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, The Little Drummer Boy, I Wonder as I Wander, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, Es Ist Ein Ros' Entsprugen, Ding Dong! Merrily on High, Stille Nacht, O Little Town of Bethlehem, A Little Christmas Music, Coventry Carol, The Boar's Head Carol, Gaudete, Joy to the World, Riu, Riu, Chiu, El Nino Querido, Villancico Catalan, Deck the Hall, The Wexford Carol, The Gift (Simple Gifts), Patapan and Farandole

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King's Singers : Greatest Hits : 00  2 CDs : EMC14587.2

King's Singers : Greatest Hits

Considering the longevity of the King's Singers' career (which began in the 1960s with performances of the Schola Cantorum Pro Musica Profana, or, as they were more casually known, the Cam River Boys), it's only natural that a greatest-hits album would require two discs, each crammed full of arrangements of popular songs and vocal pieces from the Renaissance to the twentieth century. Whether performing infectious versions of songs by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, smooth standards by Cole Porter and Harold Arlen, sublime motets by Adrian Willaert and Orlande de Lassus, or lush fin de siecle classics by Gabriel Faure and Edward Elgar, the King's Singers always deliver entertainment first and foremost, and make their virtuosic repertoire fully accessible to audiences. Of course, their singing varies from classically polished formality to a more relaxed, even humorous glee club delivery. Fans who appreciate their amazing sound and enjoy their lively manner will appreciate this generous retrospective, which brings together recordings made between 1974 and 1990. 48 songs in all.

Songlist: Penny Lane, Help!, Yesterday, Elanor Rigby, Bridge Over Troubled Water, The Sound Of Silence, You Are the New Day, Three Times a Lady, The Rhythm of Life, Here Comes The Sun, Barbara Allen, Early One Morning, She Moved Through the Fair, Bugeilo'r Gwenith Gwyn, Londonderry Air, O My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose, The Little Drummer Boy, Ding Dong! Merrily on High, Stille Nacht, Night and Day, Stormy Weather, The Barber of Seville - Overture, The Donkey Serenade, Walking in the Air, Something's Coming, O Dolce Vita Mia, Vecchie Letrose non Valete Niente, A Little Pretty Bonny Lass, Now Is The Month Of Maying, Fine Knacks for Ladies, and more

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King's Singers : Christmas Songbook : 00  1 CD : 635212045923 : SGUK459.2

King's Singers : Christmas Songbook

World-renowned a cappella group The King's Singers follow their recent Great American Songbook album with the Christmas equivalent, on a disc that pays homage to the group's roots whilst acknowledging their current passion for swing. Traditional favourites such as ", "In the bleak midwinter," and the beautiful Austrian carol "Still, Still, Still," jockey for position amongst modern-day classics like "Winter Wonderland," "Frosty the Snowman" and "Sleigh Ride." All are presented in new arrangements by some of the group's favourite arrangers: Berty Rice, Keith Roberts and Alexander L'Estrange.

Songlist: Santa Claus is Coming to Town (Arr. Alexander L'Estrange), In the Bleak Midwinter (Arr. Alexander L'Estrange), It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas, Still, Still, Still, Carol of the Bells, It Came Upon the Midnight Clear, Frosty vs Rudolph, the Re-Boot, White Christmas, Ding Dong! Merrily on High, The First Nowell , Sleigh Ride, The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot, Silent Night, Winter Wonderland, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, We Wish You a Merry Christmas

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King's Singers : Christmas With : 00  1 CD : 190295768096 : PRL564144.2

King's Singers : Christmas With

Christmas with The King's Singers New music, old music, music from the Renaissance and Baroque, spirituals, folksongs, jazz and pop... The Beatles, David Bowie, swing, classical avantgarde, waltzes by Strauss, and musical theatre songs. Which genre of music are the King's Singers actually yet to interpret? Which style have they not yet captured within their unique global reach and within their transparent and intimate six-voiced sound world? One thing is for sure - when the King's Singers came together at the end of the 1960s in Cambridge, no one would have believed the success story that lay ahead of them. Some musical experts were scathing: a male-only vocal sextet was most likely to be found in the pop sector. But trained voices are surely better suited to a professional career either in the opera world or in mixed professional choirs. After all, the founding members came from the famous King's College Choir - one of the oldest surviving vocal institutions with nearly 500 years of history to it's name. It is with this tradition behind them that the King's Singers display the typical British musical virtues in which seriousness and humour, self-discipline, and a dash of satire all mix together so wonderfully. This is especially evident in their Christmas repertoire. Christmas carols are a special national treasure for Brits and are therefore the focus of festivities. The six voices' festive destinations also include the continent, such as Spain and Germany. "Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen" by the German early Baroque master composer Michael Praetorius has become a Christmas standard. The world famous carol "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht" ("Silent Night") comes from the German-speaking world too, written for Christmas Eve in a village near Salzburg in 1818. The simple, classical melody radiates a little of the spirit of Mozart, who was born in Salzburg. What a pity there is no musical contribution to these Christmas festivities from Mozart, the King's Singers may have thought! Perhaps that's how they came up with the idea for an amusing and cheeky Christmas medley of melodies from the great classical composer, reinforced by the harpsichord playing of English conductor Richard Hickox and the singing of guest star Kiri Te Kanawa. © Oliver Buslau, 2017 Translation: texthouse

Songlist: Es Ist Ein Ros Entsprungen, Here We Come a Wassailing, It Came Upon the Midnight Clear, The Little Drummer Boy, I Wonder As I Wander, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, Ding Dong! Merrily on High, Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht, O Little Town of Bethlehem, A Little Christmas Music (Medley Ë la Mozart), Coventry Carol, The Boar's Head Carol, Gaudete, Joy to the World, Riu Riu Chiu, El Nino Querido, Nit de Vetlla, Deck the Hall, He Wexford Carol, The Gift, Patapan and Farandole

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Quink Vocal Ensemble : Christmas With - A Un Nino Llorando : 00  1 CD : CHR 72306

Quink Vocal Ensemble : Christmas With - A Un Nino Llorando

Since its first concerts in 1978 this group of five professional singers consistently ranks among the top a cappella ensembles of the world. The five versatile musicians always strive for authenticity in the way they perform the different styles of music with a repertoire that stretches from the Middle Ages to Contemporary Music. This historically accurate, vivid collection of Christmas songs ranges from the Renaissance to modern times and are sung (and recorded) exquisitely. Well known in Europe this ensemble is not so well known in the US and we hope that they will tour here more often. Their singing and arrangements are topnotch and this recording belongs in everybody's Holiday collection.

Songlist: Gloria in cielo e pace in terra, O Jesu dolce, Nino Dios d'amor herido, Pastores, si nos quereis , Oyd, oyd, una cosa divina, Virgen sancta, A un nino llorando, Celebrate This Holy One, Follow That Star, Christmas Song, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, A Virgin Most Pure, Ding Dong! Merrily on High, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, King Jesus Hath a Garden, God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen, Past Three a Clock, A Venezuelan Christmas Carol, 4 Dutch Christmas Carols , O Little Town of Bethlehem , Away in a Manger

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Seattle Children's Chorus : Seasons of Song : 00  1 CD : Kris Mason

Seattle Children's Chorus : Seasons of Song

Founded in 1989 by artistic director Kris Mason, the Seattle Children's Chorus brings us the choral sounds of 200 boys and girls, in four levels of choirs, raised in song. "Seasons of Song" is a wonderful holiday collection of 22 songs from the SCC's most beautiful live performances, many of them lightly piano and flute accompanied. The voices of the beginning younger children (Brio) shine on tunes such as "All That Is Good," "Une Poule Blanche" and Colligan's "Now I Walk In Beauty." The intermediate chorus, Intermezzo, shows their stuff on Nalan's "Al Shlosha D'Varim," Chilcott's "Sing You Now" and "Bring a Torch, Jeanette Isabella;" and the advanced groups, Arioso and Camerata, easily handle more difficult, eclectic pieces like Pfautsch's "Consecrate the Place and Day," "Kyrie-Sanctus Benedictus from Mass No. 6" by Orban, the joyous a cappella "Sithi Jabula" by Nyberg, Nordqvist's "Wonderful Peace," Fissinger's "Make We Joy," Whitacre's "Lux Arumque" and Bach's "Prepare to Receive Him." These pieces are intermixed with more standard carols like "Ding Dong! Merrily on High," "Deck The Halls" and "The Little Drummer Boy" like treats in a holiday basket. "Seasons of Song" is a beautiful gift of sweet voices!

Songlist: Consecrate The Place And Day, Kyrie-Sanctus-Benedictus From Mass no. 6, All That Is Good, Sithi Jabula, Les Berceaux, Dirait-on, Une Poule Blanche, The Colorado Trail, Al Shlosha D'varim, Now I Walk In Beauty, Sing You Now, Wonderful Peace, Make We Joy, Prepare to Recieve Him, Christmastide, Kling, Glockchen Kling!, Deck The Halls, Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella, Ding Dong! Merrily on High, The Little Drummer Boy, Lux Arumque, Sunny Bank

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Sixteen : A Traditional Christmas Carol Collection : 00  1 CD : Harry Christopher : CRo 16043

Sixteen : A Traditional Christmas Carol Collection

The definitive album of household favorite carols, beautifully and expertly sung. This collection of well-loved traditional Christmas carols is perfect for creating a warm seasonal atmosphere, and to sing along with. The Sixteen is one of the jewels in the musical crown of Britain, and enjoys a worldwide reputation. Founded in 1977 by director Harry Christophers, its eighty CDs have received nearly every major prize of the recording industry, including the prestigious Gramophone Award for Early Music. The Sixteen's special reputation for early English polyphony, masterpieces of the Renaissance, and a diversity of twentieth century music is founded on a naturalness of performance, a revealing clarity and beauty of sound, precision, and a dramatic intensity of delivery.

Songlist: The First Noel, Once in Royal David's City, The Sussex Carol , While Shepherds Watched, I saw Three Ships , Angels from the Realms Of Glory, O Little Town of Bethlehem , Silent Night, Away in a Manger, Rocking, In Dulci Jubilo , Ding Dong! Merrily On High, In the Bleak Midwinter, Good King Wenceslas, Deck the Halls with Boughs of Holly, The Holly and the Ivy, God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen , See Amid the Winter's Snow, Coventry Carol, O Come all Ye Faithful, Hark! The Herald Angels

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St John's College Choir, Cambridge : Christmas Carols from St. John's : 00  1 CD : George Guest : 6670

St John's College Choir, Cambridge : Christmas Carols from St. John's

A fine selection of traditional English Christmas carols sung impeccable by the venerable English choir under the direction of George Guest.

Songlist: Unto Us a Boy Is Born, Ding Dong! Merrily on High, Balulalow, Holly and the Ivy, In the Bleak Mid-Winter, Sussex Carol, I Sing of a Maiden, Shepherd's Pipe Carol, Silent Night, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, O Little Town of Bethlehem, God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen, Jesus Christ the Apple Tree, Good King Wenceslas, There Is No Rose, Two Welsh Carols, Away in a Manger, O Come, All Ye Faithful

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St. Olaf Choir : O Come To Us, Abide With Us Our Lord : 00  2 CDs : E 2838

St. Olaf Choir : O Come To Us, Abide With Us Our Lord

For many people over the years, the celebration of the Advent-Christmas-Epiphany season has begun with the annual St. Olaf Christmas Festival, a cherished tradition of the college for nearly a century. The first festival, in 1912, was a worship service in song for the college community, planned and directed by F. Melius Christiansen, founder of the St. Olaf, a college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.. Performing both as individual groups and as a massed ensemble are: The St. Olaf Choir, directed by Christopher Aspaas; The St. Olaf Cantorei, directed by John Ferguson; the Manitou Singers, directed by Sigrid Johnson; and the St. Olaf Orchestra, directed by Steven Amundson.

Songlist: Messiah, Prince Of Peace, My Song In The Night, Comfort: Comfort, Narration, Come Thou Long Expected Jesus, There Shall A Star, Lift Up Your Heads, Two Kings, The Best Of Rooms, From Heaven Above, Sweet Was The Song, O Come, O Come, Emmanuel, Gospel, O Come, All Ye Faithful, Gaudette, Silent Night, I Saw Ships, God's Son Has Made Me Free, O Little Town Of Bethlehem, Ding Dong! Merrily On High, Gloria, Shepard's Jubilee, Angels' We Have Heard On High, A Christmas Carol, O Little Town Of Bethlehem, Narration, Glorification, Ring Out, Ye Crystal Spheres, Once In Royal David's City, Narration, and more

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University of Louisville Cardinal Singers : A Time To Cherish : 00  1 CD : Kent Hattenberg

University of Louisville Cardinal Singers : A Time To Cherish

"A Time to Cherish is a lovely a cappella Christmas collection from The University of Louisville (KY), Cardinal Singers, which was founded in 1970. The 45-strong, mixed-voice ensemble has gained a reputation for excellence under Dr. Hatteburg, from International competitions in Europe, symposiums in Japan, to ACDA Conventions in the US. There are 22 finely-crafted songs here, from traditional carols like "Ding Dong! Merrily on High," "Carol of the Bells," "Angels from the Realms of Glory," "Away in a Manger," "I Saw Three Ships," "Coventry Carol," "Deck the Hall" and "Joy to the World" to less familiar material, Herbert Howells' "A Spotless Rose," Arvo Part's "Bogoroditse Djevo," Elizabeth Poston's "Jesus Christ the Apple Tree," Juris Vaivods' Ti Divam Duorgi Laiki," Frank Martin's "Sanctus," Ralph Vauhan Williams' "The Blessed Son," and the Paul Brandvik-arranged "Lulajze, Jezuniu."

Songlist: Ding Dong! Merrily On High, Ave Maria (2005), Weihnachten, op. 79 no. 1, The Infant King, Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day, A Spotless Rose, Bogoroditse Djevo, O Magnnum Mysterium, Jesus Christ the Apple Tree, Carol of the Bells, Angels, From the Realms of Glory, Away In A Manger, Ti Divam Duorgi Laiki, I Saw Three Ships, Ave Maria (1996), Sanctus, The Blessed Son, Coventry Carol, Rocking, Dack the Halls, Lulajze, Jezuniu, Joy to the World

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Vocalessence : Behold this Heavenly Night : 00  1 CD : Philip Brunelle : CLCD-939

Vocalessence : Behold this Heavenly Night

VocalEssence and the American Composers Forum have joined forces to offer an annual contest encouraging the composition of new carols. Over the years hundreds of worthy carols have been submitted. "Behold This Heavenly Night" presents the world premiere of some of these contest-winning carols alongside outstanding arrangements of more familiar melodies. Also included is the U.S. premiere of John Rutter's new "Carol of the Magi" and a unique arrangement of "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" translated into Latin by Philip Brunelle and his son Christopher.

Songlist: Ding Dong! Merrily on High, What Child, The Piping Carol, Un Nacimento, A Mother's Carol, I Wonder as I Wander, Sweet Was the Song, Night of Silence, See Amid the Winter Snow, In the Bleak Midwinter, The Shepherd and the King, Carol of the Magi, Calm on the Listening Ear, The Darkest Midnight in December, Jingle Bells, Welcome the Kin, The Virgin's Cradle Hymn, Behold the Dark and Bitter Night, It Fell Upon the High Midnight, Rudolphus Rubrinasus

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6166c | 1 CD | $16.95 | A Cappella


Westminster Abbey Choir : Christmas Carols from Westminster Abbey : 00  1 CD : 4005

Westminster Abbey Choir : Christmas Carols from Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey Choir is world famous, as is the Director Martin Neary, since he organized the music for the funeral of Princess Diana. Twenty one all-time favorite carols are here sung in modern digital recordings. "Christmas recordings don't come more traditional than this." Robert Cockroft - Yorkshire Post

Songlist: Hark! The Herald Angels sing, Once in Royal David's City, Ding dong! Merrily on high, Coventry Carol, Away in a manger, O Little town of Bethlehem, Silent Night, In the bleak midwinter, O Come, all ye faithful, The Zither Carol, Joy to the world, In dulce jubilo, Good King Wenceslas, I saw three ships, I wonder as I wander, We Three Kings of Orient are, The first Nowell, The three Kings, Jesus Christ the Apple Tree, While shepherds watched their flocks by night, We wish you a Merry Christmas

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Individual Folios

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Ding Dong! Merrily on High : SSAA : Rose Dunphey :  1 CD : WW1537 : 888680062484

Rose Dunphey : Ding Dong! Merrily on High

This setting of the delightful Christmas carol utilizes imitation of the sound of bells in the vocal part-writing and features three short solos. An option for treble choirs of various levels. Will appeal to singers and audiences alike!

Arranger: Rose Dunphey

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $2.25 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| WW1537


Ding Dong! Merrily on High : SATB : Kirby Shaw : Sheet Music : 00116735 : 884088882037

Kirby Shaw : Ding Dong! Merrily on High

The traditional English carol is remade with a contemporary jazz flair that is refreshing and rhythmically vibrant. A wonderful choice for caroling and vocal groups who take their holiday programming into the community! Available: SATB a cappella. Duration: ca. 2:40.

Arranger: Kirby Shaw

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00116735


Ding Dong! Merrily on High : SSAATTBB : Philip Stopford : Sheet Music : 00123661 : 884088961190

Philip Stopford : Ding Dong! Merrily on High

Written for double chorus, this is nevertheless an accessible setting for mixed choirs of the popular carol with fresh and interesting choral textures. Infused with colorful and playful elements, it is ideal for high school, community choirs and churches. Your audience will be filled with seasonal spirit!

Arranger: Philip Stopford

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Voicing: SSAATTBB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00123661


Ding Dong! Merrily on High : SATB : George Hernandez : Sheet Music : 00124998 : 884088986360

George Hernandez : Ding Dong! Merrily on High

Best known for his settings of Filipino folksongs, George Hernandez has this time selected a familiar French carol to display his superb craftsmanship. The bell sounds resonate beautifully and the entire arrangement is a joy to sing and hear. Great for high school, college and community choirs!

Arranger: George Hernandez

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.35 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00124998


Ding Dong! Merrily On High : 3-Part : Cristi Cary Miller : Sheet Music : 00155638 : 888680601027

Cristi Cary Miller : Ding Dong! Merrily On High

Arranger: Cristi Cary Miller

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Voicing: 3-Part | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
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| 00155638 | Voicetrax CD Available


Ding Dong! Merrily On High : 2-Part : Cristi Cary Miller : Sheet Music : 00155639 : 888680601034

Cristi Cary Miller : Ding Dong! Merrily On High

Arranger: Cristi Cary Miller

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00155639 | Voicetrax CD Available


Ding Dong! Merrily on High : SATB : Ed Lojeski : Sheet Music : 08402361 : 073999023619

Ed Lojeski : Ding Dong! Merrily on High

A delightful setting of this appealing dance carol! Ed has developed a wonderful madrigal-style extension to the traditional melody, and counterpoints it all with "Good King Wenceslas". Excellent for all ages!

Arranger: Ed Lojeski

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08402361


Ding Dong! Merrily on High : SAB : Audrey Snyder : Audrey Snyder : Sheet Music : 08552159 : 884088350994

Audrey Snyder : Ding Dong! Merrily on High

Fill your holiday concert with joyful sounds! Listen to the ringing bells, as they weave their magic spells. Includes optional bell or glockenspiel part. Available separately: 3-Part Mixed, 2-Part, VoiceTrax CD. Duration: 2:00.

Composer: Audrey Snyder

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08552159 | Voicetrax CD Available


Ding Dong! Merrily on High : 2-Part : Audrey Snyder : Audrey Snyder : Sheet Music : 08552160 : 884088351021

Audrey Snyder : Ding Dong! Merrily on High

Fill your holiday concert with joyful sounds! Listen to the ringing bells, as they weave their magic spells. Includes optional bell or glockenspiel part. Available separately: 3-Part Mixed, 2-Part, VoiceTrax CD. Duration: 2:00.

Composer: Audrey Snyder

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08552160 | Voicetrax CD Available


Ding Dong! Merrily on High : SATB : John Leavitt : Sheet Music : 08703150 : 073999054910

John Leavitt : Ding Dong! Merrily on High

From the cantata Hodie!, this wonderful setting of the traditional French carol will add sparkle to any concert! Available: SATB, 2-Part. Performance Time: Approx. 2:15.

Arranger: John Leavitt

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.35 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08703150


Ding Dong! Merrily on High : SATB : Howard Cable : Indianapolis Children's Choir : Sheet Music : 08705526 : 073999055269

Howard Cable : Ding Dong! Merrily on High

This traditional carol receives a spirited treatment by arranger Howard Cable. Edited by the Indianapolis Children's Choir's nationally-acclaimed conductor, Henry Leck. Available: SATB, SAB, SSA, 2-Part, Instrumental Pak, ShowTrax Cassette. Performance Time: Approx. 1:35.

Arranger: Howard Cable Performed By: Indianapolis Children's Choir

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08705526


Ding Dong! Merrily on High : SAB : Howard Cable : Indianapolis Children's Choir : Sheet Music : 08705527 : 073999055276

Howard Cable : Ding Dong! Merrily on High

This traditional carol receives a spirited treatment by arranger Howard Cable. Edited by the Indianapolis Children's Choir's nationally-acclaimed conductor, Henry Leck. Available: SATB, SAB, SSA, 2-Part, Instrumental Pak, ShowTrax Cassette. Performance Time: Approx. 1:35.

Arranger: Howard Cable Performed By: Indianapolis Children's Choir

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08705527


Ding Dong! Merrily on High : SSA : Howard Cable : Indianapolis Children's Choir : Sheet Music : 08705528 : 073999055283

Howard Cable : Ding Dong! Merrily on High

This traditional carol receives a spirited treatment by arranger Howard Cable. Edited by the Indianapolis Children's Choir's nationally-acclaimed conductor, Henry Leck. Available: SATB, SAB, SSA, 2-Part, Instrumental Pak, ShowTrax Cassette. Performance Time: Approx. 1:35.

Arranger: Howard Cable Performed By: Indianapolis Children's Choir

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08705528


Ding Dong! Merrily on High : 2-Part : Howard Cable : Indianapolis Children's Choir : Sheet Music : 08705529 : 073999055290

Howard Cable : Ding Dong! Merrily on High

This traditional carol receives a spirited treatment by arranger Howard Cable. Edited by the Indianapolis Children's Choir's nationally-acclaimed conductor, Henry Leck. Available: SATB, SAB, SSA, 2-Part, Instrumental Pak, ShowTrax Cassette. Performance Time: Approx. 1:35.

Arranger: Howard Cable Performed By: Indianapolis Children's Choir

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08705529


Ding Dong! Merrily on High : SSA : Nancy Grundahl : Sheet Music : 08752837 : 884088552992

Nancy Grundahl : Ding Dong! Merrily on High

Here is the buoyant traditional carol with a series of clever variations to create a joyful showcase for treble choirs. Thrilling!

Arranger: Nancy Grundahl

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08752837


Ding Dong! Merrily on High : SAB : Ruth Morris Gray : Sheet Music : 35028214 : 884088626273

Ruth Morris Gray : Ding Dong! Merrily on High

This bright holiday favorite has been arranged with a rhythmic and fun contemporary piano accompaniment supporting the traditional melody and harmonies. Added sections of ding dong dot the arrangement and the optional glockenspiel or handbell parts allow this choral to shine for the holidays. Available: 3-Part Mixed; 2-Part; PianoTrax CD.

Arranger: Ruth Morris Gray

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35028214


Ding Dong! Merrily on High : 2-Part : Ruth Morris Gray : Sheet Music : 35028215 : 884088626280

Ruth Morris Gray : Ding Dong! Merrily on High

This bright holiday favorite has been arranged with a rhythmic and fun contemporary piano accompaniment supporting the traditional melody and harmonies. Added sections of ding dong dot the arrangement and the optional glockenspiel or handbell parts allow this choral to shine for the holidays. Available: 3-Part Mixed; 2-Part; PianoTrax CD.

Arranger: Ruth Morris Gray

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35028215

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