Advent (Charles H. Giffen)

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Hymn tune Advent

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  • CPDL #20420:     
Editor: Charles H. Giffen (submitted 2009-10-28).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 123 kB   Copyright: Personal, for CPDL. Please inform the composer of any performances of this work.
Edition notes:

See also:

This Advent moon (Charles H. Giffen) for the anthem that inspired this hymn tune.
This Advent moon shines cold and clear (Charles H. Giffen) for the hymn using the Christina Rossetti text.

General Information

Tune Name: Advent
Composer: Charles H. Giffen

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB with descant
Genre: SacredHymn setting   Meter: 86. 86. D (C.M.D.)

Instruments: A cappella or keyboard

First published: 2009

Description: This original C.M.D. hymn tune and two SATB settings (with optional descant) were inspired by that of the composer's anthem This Advent moon, which sets a portion of the Christina Georgina Rossetti poem Advent. The present hymn tune and settings were subsequently composed to accommodate the Rossetti text for choir and congregational singing.

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