Carols for Choirs 1

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Title: Carols for Choirs 1

Series: … for Choirs Collection

Editors / Compilers: Reginald Jacques, John Rutter and David Willcocks

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, England (webpage for purchase)

Level: easy

Price: £16.50 (Paperback) (As at 04/12/2019)

ISBN-10: 0-19-353222-0
ISBN-13: 978-0-19-353222-9

Voicing of works: Mostly SATB & piano

Notes: 28 of the items in this volume were used in 100 Carols For Choirs (1987)

Publication date and place: 1961 24 August, Oxford University Press, Oxford, England.


Note: Works in the "Titles" column which appear in blue are hyperlinks to the score page on CPDL - click on them for free editions. If the work is noted as being arranged, edited, or harmonised by an "Editor", it is possible that the linked work is not the same edition. Exercise caution if this is an important consideration for you.

Number Title Composer/Source Editor Seasonal use
1 A great and mighty wonder Old German Michael Praetorius (arr.) Christmas
2 Away in a manger William Kirkpatrick David Willcocks (arr.) Christmas
2 Away in a manger Trad. Norman Reginald Jacques (arr.) Christmas
3 A boy was born Benjamin Britten Christmas
4 As with gladness men of old Conrad Kocher David Willcocks (arr.) Christmas
5 And there were shepherds Johann Sebastian Bach David Willcocks (ed.) Christmas
6 A virgin most pure Trad. English Charles Wood (arr.) Christmas
7 Angels, from the realms of glory Old French Reginald Jacques (arr.) Christmas
8 A Christmas Carol Trad. Hungarian Zoltán Kodály (arr.) Christmas
9 Blessed be that maid Mary Trad English David Willcocks (arr.) Christmas
10 Ding Dong! Merrily on high Traditional Charles Wood (harm.) Christmas
11 God rest you merry, gentlemen Trad. English David Willcocks (arr.) Christmas
12 Zither Carol Trad. Czech Malcolm Sargent (arr.) Christmas
13 Good King Wenceslas Piae Cantiones Reginald Jacques (arr.) Christmas
14 Hark! the herald angels sing Felix Mendelssohn David Willcocks (arr.) Christmas
15 In dulci jubilo Robert Lucas Pearsall Reginald Jacques (arr.) Christmas
16 Infant holy, infant lowly Polish David Willcocks (arr.) Christmas
17 I saw three ships Trad. English David Willcocks (arr.) Christmas
17 I saw three ships Reginald Jacques Christmas
18 It came upon the midnight clear Traditional Arthur Sullivan (arr.) Christmas
19 A merry Christmas Trad. English Arthur Warrell (arr.) Christmas
20 King Jesus hath a garden Dutch Charles Wood (harm.) Christmas
21 Rocking Czech David Willcocks (arr.) Christmas
22 Carol, with lullaby Phyllis Tate Christmas
23 Coventry Carol Traditional Christmas
23 Coventry Carol Traditional Martin Shaw (arr.) Christmas
24 No sad thought his soul affright Ralph Vaughan Williams Christmas
25 O little one sweet Old German Johann Sebastian Bach (harm.) Christmas
26 Adeste fideles Traditional David Willcocks (arr.) Christmas
26 O come, all ye faithful Traditional David Willcocks (arr.) Christmas
27 O little town of Bethlehem Ralph Vaughan Williams Thomas Armstrong (ed.) Christmas
28 O men from the fields Arnold Cooke Christmas
29 Sussex Carol Traditional David Willcocks (arr.) Christmas
30 Once in royal David's city Henry J. Gauntlett Arthur Henry Mann (harm.) Christmas
31 Past three a clock Traditional Charles Wood (arr.) Christmas
32 Rejoice and be merry Trad. English Reginald Jacques (arr.) Christmas
33 See amid the winter's snow John Goss David Willcocks (arr.) Christmas
34 Lute-book lullaby W. Ballet Martin Shaw (arr.) Christmas
35 The linden tree carol Old German Reginald Jacques (arr.) Annunciation / Christmas / Epiphany
36 The Blessed son of God Ralph Vaughan Williams Christmas
37 The Boar's head carol Trad English Elizabeth Poston (arr.) Christmas
38 The first Nowell Trad. English David Willcocks (arr.) Christmas
39 The Holly and the Ivy Trad. English Reginald Jacques (arr.) Lent / Christmas / Epiphany
40 The Three Kings Peter Cornelius Ivor Atkins (arr.) Christmas
41 The Shepherd's farewell Hector Berlioz Christmas
42 Torches John Joubert Christmas
43 Unto us is born a son David Willcocks Christmas
44 Up! good Christen folk, and listen Piae Cantiones George Ratcliffe Woodward (arr.) Christmas
45 We've been a while a-wandering Trad. Yorkshire Ralph Vaughan Williams (arr.) Christmas
46 Gloucestershire wassail Traditional Ralph Vaughan Williams (arr.) Christmas
47 What cheer? William Walton Christmas
48 When Christ was born Reginald Jacques Christmas
49 While shepherds watched their flocks by night Este's Psalter Thomas Ravenscroft (ed.) Christmas
50 While the shepherds were watching Cecil Armstrong Gibbs Christmas