Journals Higher Education


Spiral Bound

Published: 27 August 2009

Difficulty: Easy

Suitable For: Christmas

288 Pages | 249x174mm

ISBN: 9780193364639

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Edited by Alan Bullard

The Oxford Book of Flexible Carols

The perfect resource for every choir at Christmas

Spiral-bound paperback

Forces or Category: Flexible forces

Orchestration: Thornett: Rise up, Shepherd, and Follow - fl, ob, cl, bn, hn, glock, hp, str Wilberg: Still, Still, Still - strings Hewitt Jones: Child of the Stable's Secret Birth - fl, 2 hn (opt), hp (opt), pno, (single strings) 2 vln, vla, 2 vc, db Rutter: Christmas Lullaby - fl, ob, cl, 2 hn, str Rutter: Star Carol - 4 tpt, 3 tbn, tba, 2 perc, timp, pn or org OR 2 fl, 2 ob, 2 cl, 2 bn, 2 hn, 2 perc (glock sus cym, tri, timp), hp, str Gardner: Tomorrow shall be my dancing day - strings and percussion (SD, tamb) Warlock: Adam lay y-bounden - strings Bullard: His Praises We'll Sing - 2 tpt, hn, tbn, tba Chilcott: Away in a manger - harp and strings

Oxford Flexible Anthologies

  • 56 flexibly scored carols
  • Suitable for mixed choirs, upper-voice choirs, choirs with few men, unison choirs, small choirs, and all other groups
  • Flexible arrangements of traditional carols and modern favourites
  • Brand new carols written specially for the collection
  • Variety of composers, including Kerry Andrew, Malcolm Archer, Alan Bullard, Bob Chilcott, Stephen Cleobury, Cecilia McDowall, John Rutter, Mack Wilberg, and David Willcocks
  • Wide range of material, from Medieval to the present day and including wassails, gallery carols, world carols, and spirituals
  • Accessible keyboard accompaniments suitable for organ (with or without pedals) or piano
  • Available in both standard and spiral-bound editions