A Christmas Triptych .- When Christ was Born of Mary Free (2003)

Adam lay ybounden- I Sing of a Maiden- When Christ was Born of Mary Free

Thoburn, Crawford R. (born in 1933) [USA]

Published by Mark Foster Music Co [USA] , 2003 ; in A Christmas Triptych (14 p.)
Ref. : 600  (5 p.)
Type of material: Piano-vocal score
Other titles on the same score: Adam lay ybounden ; I Sing of a Maiden
Text in: English + adapted in Latin
Epoque: 21th century (2001-2010)
Genre-Style-Form: Sacred
Mood of the piece: joyous
Type of Choir: SATB (4 men + women OR children + men voices)
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 1
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): A
Liturgical Use: Advent ; Christmas ; Epiphany
Source of text: 15th Century
Comment(s): Lively, swinging 6/8 meter sets vivid imagery of old macaronic text.