Advent for Choirs (. . . for Choirs Collections Paperback)

Advent for Choirs (. . . for Choirs Collections Paperback)

By: Stephen Cleobury (editor), Malcolm Archer (editor)Other Formats

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This unique collection approaches Advent afresh, drawing together 52 beautiful and accessible pieces that span the whole gamut of periods, styles, and traditions. Advent for Choirs is the perfect musical and liturgical resource for all church, cathedral, and concert choirs and includes approachable new settings, unjustly neglected music, and works not easily available elsewhere.

About Author

Malcolm Archer was educated at King Edward VII School, Lytham, the Royal College of Music, and Jesus College, Cambridge, where he was organ scholar. He studied the organ with Ralph Downes, Gillian Weir and Nicolas Kynaston, and composition with Herbert Sumsion and Alan Ridout. He is a prolific composer with well over 200 published works, which receive regular performances on BBC radio and TV. Archer was formerly Organist and Director of Music at St Paul's Cathedral and is now Director of Chapel Music at Winchester College. Stephen Cleobury is an English organist and conductor. He was organ scholar at St John's College, Cambridge and sub-organist of Westminster Abbey before becoming Master of Music at Westminster Cathedral in 1979. In 1982 he took up the position of Director of Music for the Choir of King's College, Cambridge, where he also teaches music. He has been conductor of Cambridge University Musical Society since 1983, and was Chief Conductor of the BBC Singers from 1995 to 2007, and Conductor Laureate from 2007.


Adam lay ybounden ; Advent Antiphons (English) ; Advent Antiphons (Latin) ; Advent Prose (English) ; Advent Prose (Latin) ; Advent Wreath Prayers ; Alma redemptoris mater (Medieval English) ; The Angel Gabriel ; Angelus ad Virginem ; A tender shoot ; Ave Maria ; Benedictus in C ; Bogoroditsye Dyevo ; Canite tuba ; The Cherry Tree Carol ; Come, thou Redeemer of the earth ; Creator of the stars of night ; Drop down, ye heavens ; Ecce concipies ; E'en So Lord Jesus, Quickly Come ; Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen ; Fuit homo missus a Deo ; How beautiful upon the mountains ; How lovely are the messengers ; I look from afar ; I sing of a maiden ; Jacob's Ladder ; Jesus Christ the Apple Tree ; Let all mortal flesh keep silence ; The Linden Tree Carol ; Long ago, prophets knew ; Magnificat in B flat ; Man, assay ; Matin Responsory ; Matin Responsory ; Never weather-beaten sail ; Nova! nova! ; O come, O come Immanuel ; On Jordan's bank ; O thou, the central orb ; People look East ; Prayer for the Blessing of Light ; Rejoice in the Lord alway ; Remember, O thou man ; The Angel Gabriel ; The Cherry Tree Carol ; The Linden Tree Carol ; There is a flow'r sprung of a tree ; There is no rose ; This is the record of John ; This is the truth sent from above ; Tomorrow go ye forth ; Veiled in darkness ; Vesper Responsory ; Vesper Responsory ; Virga Jesse floruit ; Wachet auf! ; Wie soll ich dich empfangen ; Zion, at thy shining gates

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780193355767
  • Format: Other Formats
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780193355767
  • weight: 489
  • ISBN10: 0193355760
  • edition: Paperback

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