Away In A Manger

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An arrangement by Christopher Erskine combining both settings (harmony), first heard in 1996 in Canberra at the annual pair of joint Carol Services in Manuka, performed by the choirs of St Paul’s Church (Anglican) and St Christopher’s Cathedral (Roman Catholic). In this version the Kirkpatrick setting is sung by one choir, and the Murray setting by the other choir, alternating through the first two verses.

Both settings are sung together for the third verse.A very popular arrangement in Britain and most other English-speaking countries, is Sir David Willcocks ‘ version of the carol. This version is often performed by the English choirs.Sergio Franchi, who covered the Kirkpatrick melody on his Billboard Top 40 RCA Victor album, The Heart of Christmas.German eurodance group Cascada recorded a version for their 2012 Christmas album, It’s Christmas Time.Jazz guitarist Royce Campbell recorded a version on his CD, “A Solo Guitar Christmas.In 2013, popular TV series Glee covered the song in the eighth episode of their fifth season, ” Previously Unaired Christmas ” and its corresponding album Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album Volume 4.See also The New Oxford Book of Carols (1998), Oxford University Press. Edited by Hugh Keyte and Andrew Parrott

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