Free, pre-publication copies of “A Canticle for Christmas” for SATB Choir
Free, pre-publication copies of the energetic “A Canticle for Christmas” for SATB Choir, are being offered to the first five choirs who will record the piece and submit it. This lively combination of “I Saw Three Ships” and original music and lyrics was written by published, four-time award-winning composer, George Edwin Smith. The 2:05 minute work is especially appropriate for Christmas or Epiphany.
Recordings may be video or mp3 format, and may be submitted via Dropbox or email.
The choirs submitting the recordings will release all rights to their performance to be used be the publisher if selected.
For more information, or to request an mp3 of the digital sound recording of the music, please email George Edwin Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
After listening to the recording, if you feel able to perform the piece, arrangements will be made to email to you complete copies of the music, including piano and flute/violin parts.
You will then be able to reproduce, free of charge, as many copies as needed for your ensemble only. These copies may be kept in your files after the performance, and may be reused at your discretion.