SATB choir, piano reduction - Beginning
Composed by William J. Kirkpatrick. Arranged by Thomas A. Howe. Christmastide, Christmas Vigil, Christmas Night, Christmas Dawn, Christmas Day. Tune Name: Cradle Song. Sacred. Octavo. 8 pages. GIA Publications #8555. Published by GIA Publications (GI.G-8555).
Item Number: GI.G-8555
English. Text Source: Vv. 1 and 2, Anonymous, alt., v. 3, John T. McFarland, 1851-1913, alt.
Thomas Howe delivers this tender SATB arrangement of the Christmas hymn tune cradle song. Rhythmic variety in the second verse and colorful jazz harmonies in the third verse add a unique twist to this classic carol.