|Difficulty||Suitable for both amateur and professional choirs.|
|Format||A4 Vocal score(download)|
|Instruments||chamber choir and organ|
A Christmas Carol by Philip Seaton is a musical adaptation of the classic Christmas tale by Charles Dickens - but with a twist. Scrooge is living in present-day London. The Spirit of Christmas Past takes him back to the bleak midwinter of 1914 and the game of football in no-man's-land during the Christmas truce. The Spirit of Christmas Present takes Scrooge on a walk through the streets of London today. But who is the Spirit of Christmas Future, and what is the message she brings that will make Scrooge change his ways?
A Christmas Carol is a set of themes and variations on popular Christmas carols. The movements are interspersed with readings from Dickens' novel in the manner of a service of lessons and carols. The result is a thought-provoking, but ultimately uplifting, musical tale full of the spirit of Christmas.
Scored for choir (SATB) and organ, A Christmas Carol is an accessible piece for both amateur and professional choirs. It lasts 30 minutes with narrations, or 22 minutes without narrations.
“Your comments about Kapustin are entirely accurate! I'm certain to be ordering much of it in the near future.” Ben, Lincoln, USA
“Thank you for the information and support. The order arrived today without any problems.” Denis, Sao Paolo, Brazil