John Jacob Niles Christmas Songs and Carols High Voice, Book/CD Pack Vocal Collection
Christmas Songs and Carols (High Voice, Book/CD Pack). Composed by John Jacob Niles (1892-1980). For Voice. Vocal Collection. Softcover with CD. 48 pages. G. Schirmer #ED4397. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50486739).
This collection includes new arrangements for voice and piano of six songs originally published in Ten Christmas Carols from the Southern Appalachian Mountains, collected by John Jacob Niles, as well as familiar classics composed by Niles. The recorded performances will help all become familiar with these new settings. All selections are appropriate for student singers as well as more experienced singers for use in Christmas services. Contents: The Carol of the Birds ¥ The Cherry Tree ¥ Down in yon forest ¥ The Flower of Jesse ¥ I wonder as I wander ¥ Jesus, Jesus, rest your head ¥ Jesus the Christ, is born ¥ Lulle Lullay ¥ See Jesus, the Saviour ¥ The Seven Joys of Mary ¥ Sweet little boy Jesus ¥ What Songs Were Sung.