In the Bleak Midwinter. Choir and Keyboard. Harold Darke. 1 l – + – ‘ m f. Earth stood hard as ir. SIIOW-. 9n. SnOw,. Snow had fall – en snow. . Him,. r r r. Darke: In the Bleak Midwinter (Christmas Carol): “In the bleak mid-winter frosty wind The Organ Works of Dr. Harold Darke / Organ of St. Michael’s Church. Print and download in PDF or MIDI In the bleak midwinter. Also look here for the Holst version.

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Gustav Holst’s tune, Cranham. Harold Darke ‘s anthem setting of is more complex and was named the best Christmas carol in a poll of some of the world’s leading choirmasters and choral experts in Webarchive template wayback links Articles with hAudio microformats.

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I final verse shifts the description to a more introspective thought process. Try again More of this, please? The score can be downloaded in the format of your preference: In the bleak midwinter”.

Your download has started. The text of this Christmas poem has been set to music many times, the most famous settings being composed by Gustav Holst and Harold Edwin Darke in the early 20th century.

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Wikisource has original text related to this article: Uploaded on Sep 22, Retrieved 26 November In the bleak mid-winter Frosty wind made moan; Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak mid-winter Long ago. In the Bleak Midwinter.

In the Bleak Midwinter

I, however, turned it into an choral ‘only’ setting herebecause I mainly do vocal scores; it’s not original. Benjamin Britten includes an elaborate five-part setting of the first verse for high voices combined with the medieval Corpus Christi Carol in his work A Boy was Born.

This Is Our Song: Holst’s setting, “Cranham”, is a hymn tune setting suitable for congregational singing, since the poem is irregular in metre and any setting of it requires a skilful and adaptable tune. Hymnologist and theologian Ian Bradley has questioned the poem’s theology: Rhe verse two, Rossetti contrasts Christ ‘s first and second coming. For the film of the same name, see In the Bleak Midwinter film. In verse one, Rossetti describes the physical circumstances of the Incarnation in Bethlehem.

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Problems playing this file? Retrieved from ” https: The heavens, even the highest heaven, cannot contain you. Attribution, non-commercial, no derivatives. That day will bring about the destruction of the heavens by fire, and the elements will melt in the heat.

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In the bleak midwinter (Harold Darke)

What can I give Him, Poor as I am? In the bleak mid-winter Frosty wind made moan; Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak mid-winter Long ago.

Choose where you want to share: The Darke setting, written in while he was a student at the Royal College of Musicis more advanced. By contrast, Midwinted Darke’s setting was intended as a choral anthem, in which the first and third verses were given to soloists.

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Also look here for the Holst version: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It’s there in his original score. Similar language is used in II Peter 3. It contains an organ part also. The holst version was intended ln a congregational hymn.

But in keeping with his promise we are looking forward to a new heaven and a new earth, where righteousness dwells” NIV. This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat That’s great to know.