French composer and conductor, Henri Tomasi
(1901-1971) published Twelve Noels by Saboly
for Voices and accompaniment in 1962. As with his other compositions, Twelves Noels by Saboly
was well-received by audiences. Tomasi
was born in Marseille, but his Father and Mother were originally from La Casinca in Corsica. However, in 1921, he began his studies at the Paris Conservatoire and went on to become a high profile composer and conductor. Tomasi
did not forget his Corsican routes, often incorporating themes of the songs he had learnt during the summers with his Grandmother in to his compositions. The Twelve Noels by Saboly
are based on the Pastorale poems by French poet, Nicolas Saboly.
collection is suitable to female vocalists, providing an exciting, alternative addition to the repertoire. More