What Child is This?



  • Traditional
    arr. Joel Raney
  • Lyrics / Text: William C. Dix
  • Category / Instrument: Choral music
  • Subcategory / Voicing: SATB
  • Genre: Christmas
  • Accompaniment: Piano or Orchestra
  • Format: Octavo – Choral
  • Catalog #: C6028
  • Publisher: Hope Publishing Company

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This Christmas ballad by Joel Raney takes a fresh approach to an old carol by pairing the familiar text with a new, original tune. All three verses are incorporated with the middle verse using the carol GREENSLEEVES, but in common meter. This is the title selection from Joel's top-selling cantata from 2015, What Child Is This (#8661). Orchestrations: Conductor's Score, Flute, Oboe (or Soprano Sax or Clarinet), B-flat Clarinet, Horn in F (or Also Sax or Clarinet), 2 Trumpets (or Alto SaX0, 2 Trombones (or Baritone T. C. or Tenor Sax), Percussion 1 & 2, Piano, Synth, Electric Bass, 2 Violins, Cello/Bassoon (or Bass Clarinet)and String Reduction.

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Weight 0.06 lbs


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