Away in a Manger (SATB divisi, unaccompanied) (2014)

Composed November 2014.

Dedicated to Lisa Piper. Written for Nigel Edwards and the Parnham Voices.

Duration: c. 3′

Text: Anon., ca. 1883, Philadelphia

Music: melody J. Kirkpatrick, 1838-1921;

arranged by Mark Hewitt 2014

Programme note by the composer:

I have to confess I have taken some liberties with this iconic Christmas melody.

I hope my setting still captures some of the innocence and quietude of the original.

In contrast, the third verse becomes a more elaborate, polyphonic texture.

Score format = A4

File type = pdf file

No. of pages = 8


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