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The Jolly Shepherd

Accompanied; SATB

This sprightly setting of a sixteenth-century English text tells the tale of a jolly shepherd named Wat. With an upbeat triple metre and a joyful swing feel, this carol has imaginative, contrasting textures, a memorable refrain, and a rousing finish.

Scored for SATB and piano or organ or orchestra, two versions of the vocal score are available: one with piano accompaniment and one with organ accompaniment. Full scores and parts are available for purchase or hire.

Orchestration: picc, fl, 2ob, 2cl, 2bsn, 2hn, perc, hp, str

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Duration: 5 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Published: 09 May 2019
ISBN: 9780193530041

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