Advent for Choirs

/ Malcolm Archer / Stephen Cleobury
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This unique collection approaches Advent afresh, drawing together 52 beautiful and accessible pieces that span the whole gamut of periods, styles, and traditions. Advent for Choirs is the perfect musical and liturgical resource for all church, cathedral, and concert choirs and includes approachable new settings, unjustly neglected music, and works not easily available elsewhere.


  • Philip Ledger: Adam lay ybounden
  • Cleobury: Advent Antiphons (English)
  • Berry: Advent Antiphons (Latin)
  • Cleobury: Advent Prose (English)
  • Cleobury: Advent Prose (Latin)
  • Archer: Advent Wreath Prayers
  • Anon: Almaredemptoris mater (Medieval English)
  • Archer: The Angel Gabriel
  • Carter: Angelus ad Virginem
  • Goldschmidt: Atender shoot
  • Archer: Ave Maria
  • Stanford: Benedictus in C
  • P"art: Bogoroditsye Dyevo
  • Guerrero ed.Morris: Canite tuba
  • Cleobury: The Cherry Tree Carol
  • Cleobury: Come, thou Redeemer of the earth
  • Archer: Creatorof the stars of night
  • Lloyd: Drop down, ye heavens
  • Handl ed. Morris: Ecce concipies
  • Manz: E'en So Lord Jesus,Quickly Come
  • Cashmore and Praetorius: Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen
  • Palestrina ed. Morris: Fuit homo missus a Deo
  • Stainer: How beautiful upon the mountains
  • Mendelssohn ed. Archer: How lovely are the messengers
  • Jackson: Ilook from afar
  • L. Berkeley: I sing of a maiden
  • Darlington: Jacob's Ladder
  • Poston: Jesus Christ th e Apple Tree
  • Cleobury: Let all mortal flesh keep silence
  • Archer: The Linden Tree Carol
  • Archer: Long ago, prophets knew
  • Moore: Magnificat in B flat
  • ed. Cleobury: Man, assay
  • Palestrina ed. Cleobury: Matin Responsory
  • Jackson: Matin Responsory
  • Shephard: Never weather-beaten sail
  • Chilcott: Nova! nova!
  • arr. Rutter: O come, Ocome Immanuel
  • arr. Archer: On Jordan's bank
  • Wood: O thou, the central orb
  • arr. Ferguson: People look East
  • Archer: Prayer for the Blessing of Light
  • ed. Le Huray: Rejoice in the Lord alway
  • Ravenscroft: Remember, O thouman
  • arr. Archer: The Angel Gabriel
  • arr. Cleobury: The Cherry Tree Carol
  • Archer: The Linden Tree Carol
  • Vann: There is a flow'r sprung of a tree
  • Near: There is no rose
  • G. Ives: This is the record of John
  • arr. Vaughan Williams: This is the truth sent from above
  • Jackson: Tomorrow go ye forth
  • Rudolph: Veiled in darkness
  • Palestrina arr. Ledger: Vesper Responsory
  • Jackson: Vesper Responsory
  • Bruckner ed. Rutter: Virga Jesse floruit
  • Bach arr. Nicolai: Wachet auf!
  • Bach ed. Archer: Wie soll ich dich empfangen
  • arr. Guest: Zion, at thy shining

Additional Information

Item Number: 9780193530256
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 240
Publication Date: 06/04/2000
ISBN: 9780193530256
Format: 249x174
Voices: SATB
Force: SATB & keyboard
Level of difficulty:


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