Chilcott: On Christmas Night
On Christmas Night for upper voices,satb, and organ or chamber ensemble. Is a musical celebration of the Christmas story, presented as a sequence of eight original carols.Chilcott calls upon several familiar carol melodies within his own settings, resulting in an impressive array of styles and moods from comforting and reflective to jubilant, swinging, and folksy. The work as a whole can be performed liturgically or in concert, with or without the composer's suggested reading. Duration 23 minutes.