One of a set of Three Marian Carols (along with The Angel Gabriel and Hail, Blessed Virgin Mary) for accomplished church or chamber choir, this tender setting of well-known words from William Ballet’s Lute Book is for unaccompanied SATB with divisi and Soprano solo.

The choir repeat throughout the words of the lullaby – ‘Lalulla, lulla, lullaby’ – while the soloist sings the narrative of the verses.

With its gentle, intensively loving character, it would suit the quieter points in a Christmastide service, or provide a reflective counterpoint in a carol concert.

An idea of how it sounds can be heard in this synthesised representation from Sibelius 7:


Pre-printed: This edition by Chromata Music is in A4 format, four pages long, printed on 135gsm matt-coated paper: 1-4 copies: £1.10 each  /  5-15 copies: £0.99 each  /  16-30 copies: £0.94 each  /  31-50 copies: £0.88 each  /  51+ copies: £0.83 each

PrintYourOwn: Alternatively, you can purchase a licence and PDF download from which you can make your own copies (minimum 20 copies), at a cost of £0.70 per licensed copy. 

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