Carols for Choirs 3

/ John Rutter / David Willcocks
Vocal score
In stock


A third collection of 50 carols, mostly for SATB, some unaccompanied, and some having accompaniments for piano, organ, or orchestra. The carols reflect a diversity of styles and periods, while remaining within the capacity of an average group of amateur performers. Includes compositions and arrangements by Britten, Holst, Howells, Hurford, Vaughan Williams, and Walton.
Orchestral and brass accompaniments for many of the items are available on hire.


  • Mathias: A babe is born
  • Schein: A babe is born in Bethlehem
  • Willcocks: A child this day is born
  • Vaughan Williams: All in the morning
  • Rutter: Angel tidings
  • Willcocks: Angelus ad Virginem
  • Willcocks:Bethlehem, of noblest cities
  • Willcocks: Birthday Carol
  • Willcocks: Boar's head carol
  • Rutter: Child in a manger
  • Willcocks: Christ was born on Christmas Day
  • Monteverdi: Christe, redemptor omnium
  • Bach: Christmas Oratorio (3extracts)
  • Willcocks: Come all you worthy gentlemen
  • Come, rock the cradle for him (from Psalteriolum Harmonicum)
  • Willcocks: The Cradle
  • Rutter: Cradle song
  • Tchaikovsky: The crown of roses
  • Willcocks: Deck the hall
  • Rutter: Donkey carol
  • Willcocks: Earth has many a noble city
  • Rutter: Flemish carol
  • Willcocks:Gabriel's message
  • Mendelssohn: Hark! the herald angels sing
  • Willcocks: He smiles within his cradle
  • Willcocks:Hush! my dear, lie still and slumber
  • Rutter: I saw three ships
  • Willcocks: Il est n'e le divin enfant
  • Rutter:In d ulci jubilo
  • Holst: In the bleak mid-winter
  • Rutter: Jesus Child
  • Walton: King Herod and the cock
  • Rutter: King Jesus hath a garden
  • Hopkins/Willcocks: Kings of orient
  • Willcocks: Lo! he comes with clouds descending
  • Wade: O come, all ye faithful
  • Walford Davies: O little town of Bethlehem
  • Praetorius: Omnis mundus jocundetur
  • Wood: Once, as I remember
  • Praetorius: Psallite unigenito
  • Charpentier: Salve puerule
  • Willcocks:Shepherds, in the field abiding
  • Gruber/Cashmore: Silent night
  • Stevens: Sing we to this merry company
  • Rutter:Star carol
  • Hurford: Sunny bank
  • Rodney Bennett: Susanni
  • Britten: There is no rose
  • Wood: This joyfulEastertide
  • Howells: Tryste Noel
  • Rutter: Wexford Carol
  • Willcocks: What child is this?
  • Rodney Bennett:

Additional Information

Item Number: 9780193535701
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 208
Publication Date: 07/09/1978
ISBN: 9780193535701
Format: 249x174
Voices: SATB
Force: SATB & piano/organ/brass/orchestra
Level of difficulty: B-C


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