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A touch of Christmas : for treble choir & symphony orchestra

by Sally Greenaway (2010, this version: 2014)

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Performance by Woden Valley Youth Choir, Alpha Gregory from the CD Selected works by AMC represented artists

This sample is of the Treble Choir with piano version of this work

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Selected works by AMC represented artists : vol. 22

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Work Overview

A joyful Australian Christmas Carol with lyrics that portray Christmas in Australia. No mention of snow and no particular religious references. It's about celebrating what Christmas means to many Australian children and Australian families - from the City to the Bush.

Work Details

Year: 2010, this version: 2014

Instrumentation: SSAA choir, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in Bb, 2 bassoons, 4 horns in F, 3 trumpets in C, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, suspended cymbal, glockenspiel, harp, strings.

Duration: 5 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Horns and trumpet 1 upper register playing. Vocal range is a ā€“ gā€™ā€™, mostly in 2-part harmony, with 2 short section in 3- and 4-part harmony.

Commission note: Commissioned by Canberra Symphony Orchestra.

First performance: by Woden Valley Youth Choir, Canberra Symphony Orchestra — 6 Dec 14. A CSO Christmas, Llewellyn Hall, Canberra.

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Performances of this work

6 Dec 14: A CSO Christmas, Llewellyn Hall, Canberra.. Featuring Woden Valley Youth Choir, Canberra Symphony Orchestra.

6 Dec 2014: at Canberra Symphony Orchestra (Llewellyn Hall ANU School of Music). Featuring Canberra Symphony Orchestra, Woden Valley Youth Choir, Timothy Sexton.

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