What Child Is This? (Stainer, John)

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For Mixed Chorus and Orchestra (Hudson)

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General Information

Work Title What Child Is This?
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Composer Stainer, John
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1871 in Christmas Carols New and Old (No.14)
Librettist William Chatterton Dix
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2-3 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 4-part voices*
External Links Wikipedia article

Misc. Comments

  • The collection is in keyboard format, and since Stainer was himself an organist, probably was meant to have a keyboard accompaniment. Tagged for both unaccompanied and accompanied. The tune for this hymn is a traditional English melody, Greensleeves.