About “This Christmastide (Jessye’s Carol)”
Perform this magnificent timeless composition to spread holiday cheer this season! “This Christmastide (Jessye’s Carol)” is a soft, melodic Christmas carol that is quickly gaining popularity. Penned by Jane McCulloch, composed and arranged by Donald Fraser, this work is suitable for most non-religeous and devotional adult choir settings.
* * * SATB and SSA voicings, instrumental parts and scores are available for sale within the United States and Canada only.
Written at a party, as a gift for the hostess, this gentle, lilting carol is fast becoming a favorite. Usable in most sacred or secular settings. Also available in SSA: (HMC1015). This item is not available for sale outside of North America.
About The Composer, Donald Fraser
Donald Fraser, a gifted musician originally from Britain, has acquired a combination of abilities that may be considered uncommon in today’s music industry. He has a celebrated career as a composer of concert and cinema music, is a top-notch producer, an accomplished conductor as well as an arranger.
Achieving success in all of these fields in Britain, he relocated to the United States in 1996 to accept an offer to become the music director of the Illinois Chamber Symphony, and he has since continued to write new pieces that have been performed by a variety of well known ensembles.
View Donald Fraser’s entire Hinshaw music catalog here.
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