The First Christmas (Barnby, Joseph)

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Publisher. Info. Novello's Octavo Anthems (No.448)
London: Novello & Co., 1893.
Misc. Notes From uploader's collection. No plate no.
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General Information

Work Title The First Christmas
Alternative. Title A Carol Anthem
Composer Barnby, Joseph
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 32
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 sections:
  1. The annunciation
  2. The message to the shepherds
  3. Cradle song of the Blessed Virgin
  4. Gloria in excelsis
First Publication. 1893
Librettist Angela Goetze (Angela Primrose Hamilton Schweich-Mond (1871-1941))
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SATB), organ