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Composed by Cecil Frances Alexander, Henry John Gauntlett, Cecil Frances Humphreys, C. F. Alexander, C. F. Humphreys, H. J. Gauntlett. Arranged by Rob Bushnell. Romantic Period, Christian, Sacred, Christmas. Lead Sheet, Sheet Music Single, Solo Part. 2 pages. Published by RBMusic (S0.926947).
Item Number: S0.926947
Once in Royal David’s City is a Christmas carolwith words by Cecil Frances Alexander (nee Humphreys) and music by Henry JohnGauntlett.
The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at theKing's College Chapel Cambridge has begun its Christmas Eve service of thiscarol, since 1919, as the Processional hymn. According to tradition, thesoloist of this carol is chosen on the day of the performance. It was the firstrecoding that the King's College Choir made for EMI in 1948.
This listing is for bass-clefinstruments and can be used as either a lead sheet or a solo part (with orwithout accompaniment – accompaniment not provided). It includes an optional,virtuosic variation of the melody, ideal for solo performances. This version isin G major (written pitch). A recording of the original carol can befound here on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TT3cfXd3Shk.
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