The animals' carol (1987)

( Hodie, hodie, Christus natus est. )

... Winner, 1989 International Carol Writing Competition, The Amadeus Choir of Greater Toronto, Ontario, Canada ...

Williams, Felicity (born in 1954) [ New Zealand ]

Text by Causley, Charles (1917-2003) [Great Britain]
Published by Treble Clef Music Press [USA] , 1997
Ref. : TC-124  (12 p.)
Type of material: Full score
Text in: English ; Latin
Epoque: 20th century  (1950-1999)
Genre-Style-Form: Sacred ; Christmas carol
Mood of the piece: fast ; festive ; mystical ; slow
Type of Choir: SA  (2 boy choir OR children OR women voices )
Soloist(s): SS  (2 soloist(s))
Instrumentation: Keyboard  (1 instrumental part(s))
Instruments: Piano (1)
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 3
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): C
Tonality: C minor
Duration: 7.5 min.
Liturgical Use: Christmas
Source of text: Charles Causley, Collected Poems (Macmillan London Ltd.: London, 1992), pp. 265-267
Comment(s): Macaronic text. Full text of Carol and English translation of Latin, brief biography of Williams included.