Basic Details

Title
The Nativity as Sung by the Shepherds
Availability
Out of Print
Category
Orchestral
Instrumentation
A.T.B: mixed chorus (SATB)-2.2.2.1-2.2.0.0-2 perc-pft-org ad lib-str
Duration
7'
Publisher
G. Schirmer Inc.
Commission
Commissioned by the Women's Board of the University of Chicago for the 75th Anniversary of the University
Premiere
  • World: Rockefeller Chapel, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, May 7th, 1967 (Rockefeller Chapel Choir; Members of the Chicago Symphony; Charlotte Brent, mezzo-soprano; Walter Carringer, tenor; Henri Noel, bass; Richard Vikstrom, conductor)

Cataloging Information

Copyright
©1971 G. Schirmer; ©2000 Virgil Thomson Estate
Year Composed
1966-67
Date Composed
Nov 1966-April 1967
Year Published
1971
M.S. Location
The Virgil Thomson Papers at Irving S. Gilmore Music Library at Yale University
Cardell Number
C19[A-E]
Meckna Number
W94

Additional Info

Notes

Also arranged for one or two pianos

Texts
Richard Crashaw
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