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Originals for voice or choir

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The “Christmas Song” page on MusicaNeo


The “Quiet Way you move me” page


O Virgo Virginum for choir and piano or organ                    Score                                Youtube


An Exmas Carol (voice and guitar)                                       Score                                Youtube



The Message of Christmas                                                    Score                               Youtube

 (two or four voices, flutes, guitar, bass, tambourine)



Alleyways  (a Christmas song for choir)                              Score          Itunes               Youtube


Christmas Haikus (alto and piano)                                       Score         CDBaby              Youtube


Christmas Song (alto and guitar)                                          Score                                 Youtube


Christmas song (SATB choir and guitar)                              Score


Christmas song (SATB choir and piano)                               Score


Christmas song (solo voice and piano)                                Score


Noel di Gautier - vocal duet with guitar accompaniment     Score                                 Youtube





The Frostbound Wood (choral - SATB)                                   Score                               Youtube


The Frostbound Wood (choral - ATTB)                                   Score                               Youtube





Past two o’clock - parody of the carol past three o’clock (ATBarB)      Score                  Youtube


Past two o’clock - parody of the carol past three o’clock (SATB)          Score






The 12 Days of Christmas - a conductor’s nightmare (choral)           Score                     Youtube




Originals for instruments

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The Message of Christmas for clarinet and guitar                      Score


The Message of Christmas for flutes, clarinet, guitar and bass   Score


The Message of Christmas for alto flute and guitar                    Score


The Message of Christmas for violin and guitar                         Score



An Exmas Carol (clarinet and guitar)                                                Score      Amazon    Youtube


An Exmas Carol (flute and guitar)                                                    Score


Christmas song (alto saxophone and guitar)                                    Score                      Youtube


Ding Dong merrily on high (brass sextet)                                         Score                      Youtube



Christmas Song for alto clarinet and piano






Arrangements for voice or choir

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Past 2 o’clock for male voice choir (TTBarB) (in C)


Past 2 o’clock for male voice choir (TTBarB) (in D)


Mrs Hooligan’s Christmas Cake - solo voice choir and piano                               Score            iTunes        Youtube


Ding Dong Merrily on High - modern version (mixed choir SAATBB)                   Score                                Youtube



Ding Dong Merrily on High - modern version (men’s voices ATTBarBB)              Score       CDBaby              Youtube



Es ist ein’ Ros’ entsprungen (simple arrangement for voice and guitar chords)   Score


Es ist ein’ Ros’ entsprungen (choral)                                                                                                          Youtube


Away in a manger (alto and orchestral ensemble)                                        Score                                     Youtube


Gaudete - choral arrangement with optional piano part                               Score           CDBaby               Youtube


In Dulci Jubilo (choir and low instruments)                                                    Score


Josef, lieber Josef mein (choir and low instruments)                                      Score


Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (choir oboe and cor anglais)                           Score


O Du Fröhliche (simple arrangement for voice and guitar)                                Score



Süsser die Glocken nie klingen (my choral arrangement)                                 Score        CDBaby             Youtube


While shepherds watched their flocks by night -                                             Score                                Youtube

choir and piano using various melodies



Cradle Song - William Byrd - arranged for voice and guitar                             Score                                Youtube


Es ist ein Ros entsprungen

(A great and mighty wonder / Lo how a Rose e’er blooming) with guitar accompaniment

    high voice and guitar

    low voice and guitar



Arrangements for instruments

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Past 2 o’clock for saxophone quartet


Past 2 o’clock for wind quartet


Past 2 o’clock for flute quartet


Past 2 o’clock for clarinet quartet


Past 2 o’clock for brass quartet



Blue Christmas for flute choir                                                 Score


Blue Christmas for clarinet choir                                            Score



Duetto della Natività (clarinet and guitar) based on various Christmas Carols  Score    mp3 of live performance      video



O Come all ye Fatful for string quartet                                            Score                          Youtube

(Version of Adeste Fideles in octatonic mode

 - a nightmare composition of Christmas gluttony)


We wish you a merry Christmas - string quartet                               Score                          Youtube


While shepherds played their sax by night                                        Score

(saxophone quartet and piano)



King Jesus hath a Garden for flute quartet


King Jesus hath a Garden for wind quartet


King Jesus hath a Garden for clarinet quartet (3 B flats and 1 bass)


King Jesus hath a Garden for clarinet quartet (E flat, B flat, Alto, Bass)


We wish you a merry Christmas for wind quartet


We wish you a merry Christmas for string quartet


We wish you a merry Christmas for flute quartet


We wish you a merry Christmas for clarinet quartet (3 B flats and 1 bass)


We wish you a merry Christmas for clarinet quartet (E flat, B flat, Alto, Bass)


A Virgin most Pure for flute quartet


A Virgin most Pure for clarinet quartet (3 B flats and 1 bass)


A Virgin most Pure for clarinet quartet (E flat, B flat, Alto, Bass)


A Virgin most Pure for string quartet


A Virgin most Pure for wind quartet


It came upon the midnight clear for string quartet


It came upon the midnight clear for wind quartet


It came upon the midnight clear for flute quartet (2 flutes, alto flute bass flute)


It came upon the midnight clear for clarinet quartet (3 B flat, 1 bass)


It came upon the midnight clear for clarinet quartet (E flat, B flat, Alto, Bass)


The Boar’s Head Carol for flute and guitar


The Boar’s Head Carol for alto saxophone and guitar


The Boar’s Head Carol for alto flute and guitar


The Boar’s Head Carol for cor anglais and guitar


The Boar’s Head Carol for clarinet and guitar


The Boar’s Head Carol for bassoon and guitar




Süsser die Glocken nie klingen (instrumental quartet versions)

     flute quartet

     wind quartet              Video

     string quartet

     brass quartet

     clarinet quartet



Es ist ein Ros entsprungen

(A great and mighty wonder / Lo how a Rose e’er blooming) with guitar accompaniment

    flute and guitar

    cello and guitar   

    cor anglais and guitar

    viola and guitar

    clarinet and guitar

     alto flute and guitar

     oboe and guitar



Coventry Carol for string trio (E flat, B flat and Alto)


Coventry Carol for clarinet trio (3 B flats)


Coventry Carol for string trio (violin, viola, cello)


Coventry Carol for flute trio (2 flutes, 1 alto flute)


Coventry Carol for wind trio (flute, clarinet, bassoon)


O little one sweet for flute quartet (2 flutes, Alto and Bass flutes)


O little one sweet for clarinet quartet (E flat, B flat, Alto and Bass clarinet)


O little one sweet for clarinet quartet (3 B flat and 1 Bass clarinet)


O little one sweet for saxophone quartet (Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Baritone Saxophones)


O little one sweet for wind quartet (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon)



In Dulci Jubilo for brass quartet (trumpet, horn, trombone, tuba)


In Dulci Jubilo for flute quartet


In Dulci Jubilo for Clarinet Quartet (3 B flats and 1 Bass)


In Dulci Jubilo for Clarinet Quartet (E flat, B flat, Alto and Bass)



Personent Hodie for flute choir


Personent Hodie for clarinet choir


Personent Hodie for wind ensemble


Personent Hodie for string orchestra


Up good Christian Folk and Listen (Ding dong ding ...) for flute quartet


Up good Christian Folk and Listen (Ding dong ding ...) for clarinet quartet (3 B flats and 1 bass)


Up good Christian Folk and Listen (Ding dong ding ...) for clarinet quartet (E flat, B flat, alto, Bass)


Up good Christian Folk and Listen (Ding dong ding ...) for string quartet


Up good Christian Folk and Listen (Ding dong ding ...) for wind quartet



Mrs Hooligan’s Christmas Cake for bassoon and piano


Mrs Hooligan’s Christmas Cake for clarinet and piano


Mrs Hooligan’s Christmas Cake for cor anglais and piano


Mrs Hooligan’s Christmas Cake for viola and piano


Mrs Hooligan’s Christmas Cake for cello and piano


Mrs Hooligan’s Christmas Flute Cake - for flute and piano


Gaudete for wind trio


Gaudete Variations for 2 flutes and clarinet


Gaudete Variations for wind trio


Gaudete for flute trio


Gaudete Variations for flute trio                    Video


Gaudete for string trio


Gaudete Variations for string trio


Gaudete for saxophone trio


Gaudete Variations for saxophone trio


Gaudete for clarinet trio


Gaudete Variations for clarinet trio


Gaudete for violin trio


Gaudete Variations for violin trio



Variations on Noel Nouvelet for saxophone quartet


Variations on Noel Nouvelet for string quartet


Variations on Noel Nouvelet for clarinet quartet


Variations on Noel Nouvelet for flute quartet


Variations on Noel Nouvelet for wind quartet



Here we come a-wassailing for flute trio


Here we come a-wassailing for wind trio


Here we come a-wassailing for clarinet trio


Here we come a-wassailing for brass trio


Here we come a-wassailing for saxophone trio


Here we come a-wassailing for string trio



Deck the Hall for 2 flutes and guitar


Deck the Hall for flute, clarinet and guitar


Deck the Hall for flute, alto flute and piano


Deck the Hall for flute, clarinet and piano



Deck the Hall for 2 flutes and piano


Deck the Hall for flute, alto flute and guitar



Deck the Hall for violin, viola and piano


Deck the Hall for alto saxophone, tenor saxophone and piano


Away in a manger for flute quartet


Away in a manger for saxophone quartet


Away in a manger for wind quartet


Away in a manger for string quartet


Away in a manger for clarinet quartet


Lullaby my sweet little baby for flute quintet


Lullaby my sweet little baby for string quintet (2 violins, viola, 2 cellos)


Lullaby my sweet little baby for clarinet quintet (E flat, 2 B flats, Alto, Bass)


Lullaby my sweet little baby for wind quintet





My Performances of Works and Arrangements by other composers

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Verbum Patris humanatur (choral - 13th century)                                                                                     Youtube


A Christmas lullaby (choral ) (Colin Bayliss)                                                                                              Youtube


BC / AD  (Alan Cruise-Johnston)                                                                                                               Youtube


All this time this song is best: Verbum Caro Factum est (Walton) (choral)                                                   Youtube


Alle Jahre Wieder (alto solo and orchestra - arr. Reinhold Behinger)                               iTunes                Youtube



O Tannenbaum (alto solo and orchestra - arr. Reinhold Behringer)                                  iTunes                Youtube


Süsser die Glocken nie klingen (alto solo and orchestra - arr. Reinhold Behringer)           iTunes                  Youtube


Blue Christmas                                                                                                                                           Youtube


Josie’s Christmas Song                                                                                             Score                        Youtube




Curious

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The “Rupert the Chocolate Angel” site                                      

(- parody of Rudolph the red-nosed Reindeer)


Silent Gnat (a parody of Silent Night)

   (mixed voices)


Silent Gnat (a parody of Silent Night)                                                    Video

    (men’s voices - higher version)


Silent Gnat (TTBarB)

    (men’s voices - lower version)



Christmas is coming - spoken in English but in a heavy French accent and using French words               Youtube


The 12 Spams of Christmas - Lorin Swelk and D W  Solomons collaboration                      CDBaby           Youtube



I’m singing backwards for Christmas - a seasonal quiz




Over the years I have created lots of music relating to Christmas, so I thought it was time to pull some of the strings together.

I have divided this page into:

 Originals for voice or choir                          Originals for instruments

 Arrangements for voice or choir                  Arrangements for instruments

 My performances of works and arrangements by other composers

and

 Curious


Christmas