Harold Darke’s In the Bleak Midwinter, originally made famous by the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, for SATB Choir with Organ accompaniment. There are two popular settings of Christina Rossetti’s In the bleak mid-winter— Gustav Holst’s, which appears in the standard hymnals and carol collections, and . Print and download in PDF or MIDI In the bleak midwinter. Also look here for the Holst version.

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In the Bleak Midwinter – Wikipedia

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Hymnologist and theologian Ian Bradley has questioned the poem’s theology: Retrieved from ” https: Webarchive template wayback links Articles with hAudio microformats. Views Read Edit View history.

Benjamin Britten includes an elaborate five-part mdiwinter of the first verse for high voices combined with the medieval Corpus Christi Carol in his work A Boy was Born. For the film of the same name, see In the Bleak Midwinter film. 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.

Gramophone ‘This album provides a lovely programme of music. In the Bleak Midwinter. Similar language is used in II Peter 3.


In the bleak mid-winter (Darke) – from COLCD – Hyperion Records – MP3 and Lossless downloads

Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all blsak from the twelfth century to the twenty-first. In verse two, Rossetti contrasts Christ ‘s first and second coming.

Uploaded on Sep 22, What can I give Him, Poor as I am? Retrieved 26 November Also look here for the Holst version: I, however, turned it into an choral ‘only’ setting herebecause I mainly do vocal scores; it’s not original.

In the bleak midwinter (Harold Darke)

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This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat Follow to get notified when SDG has uploaded darkr scores. That’s great to know. Go Pro Upload Log In. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. For the mystery novel of the same name, see In the Bleak Midwinter novel.

Rossetti achieves another contrast in the fourth verse, this time between the incorporeal angels attendant at Christ’s birth with Mary ‘s ability to render Jesus physical affection. Problems playing this file?

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The third verse dwells on Christ’s birth and describes the simple surroundings, in a humble stable and watched by beasts of burden.

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Gustav Holst’s tune, Cranham. Darke would complain, however, that the popularity of this tune prevented people from performing his other compositions, and rarely performed it outside of Christmas services.

Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. That day will bring about the destruction of the midwinte by fire, and the elements will melt in the heat. October Total dafke The score can be downloaded in the format of your preference: It contains an organ part also.

Try again More of this, please? In verse one, Rossetti describes the physical circumstances of the Incarnation in Bethlehem.