This Advent moon shines cold and clear (Charles H. Giffen)

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  • CPDL #20475:     
Editor: Charles H. Giffen (submitted 2009-11-08).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 107 kB   Copyright: CPDL May be freely copied, distributed, performed, or recorded. Please inform the composer of any performances of this work.
Edition notes: "Hymnal version" - seven stanzas, one harmonization.
Abridged text versions
  • CPDL #20476:   
Editor: Charles H. Giffen (submitted 2009-11-08).   Score information: Letter (landscape), 2 pages, 135 kB   Copyright: CPDL May be freely copied, distributed, performed, or recorded. Please inform the composer of any performances of this work.
Edition notes: Abridged version, five stanzas in length plus a Doxology, two harmonizations. Corrected edition uploaded 2009-11-16, correcting an error in alto part on p.2, 2nd system, m.4 (third note is F, not G).
  • CPDL #20477:   
Editor: Charles H. Giffen (submitted 2009-11-08).   Score information: Letter (landscape), 3 pages, 149 kB   Copyright: CPDL May be freely copied, distributed, performed, or recorded. Please inform the composer of any performances of this work.
Edition notes: Abridged version, five stanzas in length plus a Doxology, two harmonizations, with descants for stanza 5 and the Doxology.
See also This Advent moon for the anthem that inspired this hymn setting.

General Information

Title: This Advent moon shines cold and clear
Composer: Charles H. Giffen
Lyricist: Christina Rossetti

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

Published: 2009

Description: Set to the composer's hymn tune Advent, the text of this hymn is the poem Advent, by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894). The music itself was inspired by the composer's anthem This Advent moon, which sets the first three stanzas of the poem.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at This Advent moon shines cold and clear.