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Wendy's Christmas Carol

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Brought a tear to my eye this one! Having been approached by Len Jones (aged 87) who had lost first his wife, and then his daughter to cancer, he sang me this entire carol he'd 'written', which is a brief and succinct telling of the Christmas Story, and I wrote done the melody and created the harmonic structure from that. The setting was originally for SATB and piano, but has been extended for full brass band and percussion.

Len has recently returned from hospital having had radio therapy treatment for cancer himself, and it is intended to have this carol (dedicated to his daughter's memory) performed at Christmas in 2013, and then recorded to raise funds for Cancer Relief UK.

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A Very Difficult

B Difficult

C Moderate

D Easy

E Very Easy