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In the bleak mid-winter

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In the bleak midwinter, based on the celebrated poem by Christina Rossetti (published 1872 in the January issue of Scribner’s Monthly) was first set to music by Holst, appearing in The English Hymnal in 1906. (Harold Darke’s setting of five years later is widely popular, even preferred to the Holst setting by many choirs). This instrumental arrangement is by Timothy Jackson, composer, arranger and principal horn in the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

from notes by Phillip Borg-Wheeler © 2020

Recordings

A winter's night
Studio Master: SIGCD646Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
The King's Singers Christmas Songbook
Studio Master: SIGCD459Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Yulefest!
Studio Master: CDA68087Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

Details

Track 3 on CDA68087 [4'39]
Track 2 on SIGCD459 [5'00] Download only
Track 11 on SIGCD646 [2'13] Download only

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