Forest Green (Vaughan Williams, Ralph)

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Ambox notice.pngThe text for this carol was set more than once, to different tunes by a number of composers. For other settings, see the page for Phillips Brooks.



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Carolus (2014/12/9)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. The English Hymnal (No.15, p.24)
London: Oxford University Press, 1906.
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Carolus (2014/12/9)

Publisher. Info. Hymnal of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S.A. 1940 (p.30)
New York: The Church Pension Fund, 1940.
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Editor United Methodist Hymnal
Publisher. Info. United Methodist Hymnal, No.152
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General Information

Work Title Forest Green ; The Ploughboy's Dream
Alternative. Title O Little Town of Bethlehem ; I Sing the Almighty Power of God
Composer Vaughan Williams, Ralph
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRV 101
Key F major
First Publication. 1906 in The English Hymnal (No.15, p.24)
Librettist Phillips Brooks (1835-1893)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices SATB
External Links Wikipedia article (covers several settings)
Forest Green (Hymnary)

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Used for the Christmas hymn "O Little Town" in U.K.