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Christmas by instrumentation: with harp



The following is a compilation of replies to my request for suggestions of
Christmas choral pieces ustilizing harp. Some are just farp alone and some
are with organ:

Rutter - Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind
Schalk - Before the Marvel of This Night *
Rutter - Angel’s Carol *
Luboff - Still, Still, Still *
Thomas Yaekle - Sir Christemas (multi movements bar. solo w/harp)
Leonard Enns - The Sunne of Grace (6 movements, sop. solo w/harp)
Donald Fraser - This Christmastide Hinshaw HMC-1017
Saint Saens - Christmas Oratorio
John Rutter. Dancing Day, Hinshaw or Oxford
Stephen Paulus. Four Jesu Carols 20 min
Kirke Meechem. The Seven Joys of Christmas, E.C.S.
Conrad Susa - Carols and Lullabies of the American Southwest
harp/marimba/guita 20 minutes
Gawthrop - This Child, This King Dunstan House, DH9401 30 min stb solos
John Owen Edwards - Wassail! Boosey & Hawkes, 9808 20 min.
Rutter: *What Sweeter Music* (OUP)
Ross: *Images of Christmas* (Thomas House, dist. Presser).
Reger (arr. Ross): Virgin's Slumber Song (available SATB, SAB, SSA or 2-pt;
hp, fl) Coronet/dist. Presser


* with keyboard, but can be adapted for harp

Thanks to all who responded,

Richard Erickson
reesings(a)aol.com
on July 22, 2004 10:00pm
I would like to add the following to the above list of Christmas with harp:

HUSH, MY BABE, an Appalchian carol for harp and SATB and soprano solo. Boosey and Hawkes
DUERMETE, NINO LINDO, a carol from New Mexico for harp and SATB, soprano solo. Alliance Music Publications