Noel (It came upon the midnight clear) - Descant

Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900)
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In Britain Edmund Sears's words "It came upon the midnight clear" are usually sung to "Noel", Sir Arthur Sullivan's adaptation of a traditional English melody. This first appeared in "Church Hymns with Tunes" (1874). In the USA these words are usually sung to "Carol", a tune by Richard Storrs Willis.

The last verse appears in altered form in a number of hymnals. If you want to use my descant but with a different form of words email me and I will send you an amended PDF.

Score ID
Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900)
Year of arrangement
Edmund Sears (1810-1876)
Easy (Grades 1-3)
1 minute
Choir + keyboard
Instrumental parts

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