Bob Chilcott's The Night He Was Born for SATB and Organ. This is a gentle and lyrical setting of a text by Helen Dunmore. Uniting a simple, tuneful melody with luscious harmonies, this evocative carol retells the Christmas story beautifully. A wonderful addition to the Christmas repertory.
this is a hauntingly beautiful evocation of the stark world into which comesthe miracle of the christchild.Vocals are written sparingly against a background of velvet soft chords ,the intensity of feeling gradually coming through as the harmonies become richer.Very effective and moving piece Anonymous
- (penzance, United Kingdom)
A delightful carol beautifully set.
Easily singable by amateur choirs and small church choirs. Anonymous
- (Dorking. United Kingdom)