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Christmas by instrumentation: with orchestra



My original request was for Christmas music, around 15 minutes or less, for
choir and orchestra. Thanks to everyone for your responses. Here is an
alphabetical listing by composer:

Andersen, Ann Kapp SING GLORIA (contact at anna(a)hoochinoo.com)
Bach, J.S. A number of cantatas were recommended (191),
CHRISTMAS ORATORIO, Gloria from B MINOR MASS,
Bass, Randol Alan GLORIA, CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS, Various works
Britten, Benjamin CEREMONY OF CAROLS
Buxtehude DAS NEUGEBORNE KINDELEIN (The Newborn Child)
Charpentier MIDNIGHT MASS FOR CHRISTMAS
Copper, William LULLABY FOR CHRISTMAS, JOIN ME, SOFT, SO SOFT
Finzi, Gerald IN TERRA PAX
Henning, Karl I LOOK FROM AFAR (contact him at
windsongxl(a)yahoo.com)
Holst, Gustav CHRISTMAS DAY
Honegger UN CANTATE DE NOEL
Mathias, William AVE REX
Mozart Magnificat from SOLEMN VESPERS
Nance, Richard MAGNIFICAT (accapella recently published)
Paulus, Stephen PILGRIM JESUS
Pinkham, Daniel CHRISTMAS CANTATA, FANFARES
Poulenc GLORIA, various Christmas motets
Redford, J.A.C. WELCOME ALL WONDERS (www.jacredford.com)
Resphigi LAUDA PER LA NATIVITA EL SIGNORE
Riese, Mark Different selections
Rutter, John MAGNIFICAT (around 40 minutes), WHAT SWEETER MUSIC
Saint-Saens CHRISTMAS ORATORIO
Schubert MAGNIFICAT
Schultz CHRISTMAS STORY
Sniffin, Allison AN ADVENT CEREMONY OF CAROLS (contact her at
Sniff2k(a)aol.com)
Strombelline, Melissa TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS (contact her at
choirflipz(a)hotmail.com)
Stroope, Z. Randall HODIE (brass/percussion)
Vivaldi The other GLORIA, MAGNIFICAT
Wilberg, Mack Different selections

Thanks to everyone and Merry Christmas

Jack Horner
First UMC
Montgomery, AL
jhorner(a)fumcmontgomery.org

on August 19, 2003 10:00pm
Is Benjamin Britten's Ceremony of Carols scored for Choir and Orchestra or just for choir, harp and piano? I am looking for a composition for children's choir and orchestra that is not too challenging and around 15 minutes.
Thanks
on August 20, 2003 10:00pm
Ceremony of Carols is just choir and harp.

on August 14, 2005 10:00pm
Carol Symphony by James Bassi; Oxford; 2ob.,bn.,2tpt.,perc,str.
Gaudete by Alice Parker; ECS (6 mvmts)
8/22/05