Christ is Born (Clokey, Joseph Waddell)

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Publisher. Info. Boston: C.C. Birchard & Company, 1935. Plate 1701.
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Work Title Christ is Born
Alternative. Title A Christmas Cantata
Composer Clokey, Joseph Waddell
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJC 7
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 11 movements
1. The Prophesy (mixed chorus)
2. The Annunciation (tenor solo)
3. Advent (mixed chorus)
4. Duet: Christmas Eve (soprano, alto (does not specify "solo", possibly female chorus))
5. The Shepherds (bass solo, mixed chorus)
6. Christmas Day (trio; women’s voices SSA (does not specify "solo"))
7. The Mother (soprano solo)
8. Trio: The Holy Child (alto, tenor, bass (does not specify "solo"))
9. The Star (mixed chorus)
10. Bethlehem (alto solo)
11. Song of Praise (mixed chorus)
Librettist Text from unspecified "Ancient Hymns" as adapted by the composer
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Accompaniment: violin, viola (or clarinet) and cello (with or without piano) or piano alone