The Christmas Candle, Solo sop., SSA and Piano

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The old custom of placing and lighting the 'Christmas Candle' in the most prominent window of the house on Christmas Eve has not yet died out in the Irish countryside. The candle was placed prominently in order to guide the Holy Family on the way to Bethlehem and, often, a light meal was left alongside it (long before the current 'offering' to Santa Claus was even thought of). Kerry poet, Sigerson Clifford has perfectly caught the innocent faith surrounding this ancient custom. 'I think the music fits the poem, even if it does not match it in excellence' said Sir Hugh Roberton of his 'All in the April Evening'. I echo this sentiment.


Score ID
79421
Composer
Year of composition
2002
Lyricist
Sigerson Clifford
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
4 minutes
Instrumentation
Choir
Genre
Classical music
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