El Noi de la Mare (The Son of Mary) Catalan carol for SATB choir + keyboard.

Composer
Trad., arr. Douglas Brooks-Davies
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Segovia’s guitar transcription of this lovely carol has made the melody popular, though the original version is still little known outside Spain. I have translated it into English and arranged it for SATB choir and keyboard so that it can take its well-deserved place in the wider Christmas choral repertoire. Sing it tenderly and with a gentle lilt for the lullaby it really is. It would make an ideal complement to my setting of the Neapolitan ’Ninna nanna’ as part of a different Christmas concert.


Score ID
140885
Composer
Trad., arr. Douglas Brooks-Davies
Year of composition
1800
Year of arrangement
2005
Lyricist
Anon., translated Douglas Brooks-Davies
Difficulty
Easy (Grades 1-3)
Duration
2 minutes
Instrumentation
Choir + keyboard
Genre
Folk music
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