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Ralph Vaughan Williams

Ralph Vaughan Williams Composer

Hodie (This Day), Christmas cantata for soprano, tenor, baritone, boys' chorus, chorus and orchestra

Performances: 4
Tracks: 20
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  • Hodie (This Day), Christmas cantata for soprano, tenor, baritone, boys' chorus, chorus and orchestra
    Year: 1953-54
    Genre: Cantata
    Pr. Instruments: Voice & Orchestra
    • 1.Prologue: Nowell! Nowell!
    • 2.Narration: Now the birth of Jesus Christ
    • 3.Song: It was the winter wild
    • 4.Narration: And it came to pass in those days
    • 5.Choral: The blessed son of God
    • 6.Narration: And there were in the same country
    • 7.Song: The Oxen (Christmas Eve, and twelve of the clock)
    • 8.Narration: And the shepherds returned
    • 9.Pastoral: The shepherds sing
    • 10.Narration: But Mary kept all these things
    • 11.Lullaby: Sweet was the song the Virgin sang
    • 12.Hymn: Bright portals of the sky
    • 13.Narration: Now when Jesus was born
    • 14.The March of the Three Kings; From kingdoms of wisdom
    • 15.Choral: No sad thought his soul affright
    • 16.Epilogue: In the beginning was the Word

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