Good King Wenceslas (unison voices and piano)

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This is a completely new setting of the well-known carol, and would be eminently suitable for a competent school choir that is looking for something different for a Carol Service. The five verses are set strophically, but there are upward semitonal modulations to give lift and variety. The first two verses commence in G major; the next two are in A flat major; and the final verse concludes the carol in a bright A major. These key changes are done with subtlety, avoiding predictability.

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Year of composition
J M Neale
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
3 minutes
Voice + keyboard
Classical music

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