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Blue Work


That Day is Waiting to be Born

for solo soprano, SAB choir and piano

Year:  2011   ·  Duration:  4m

Year:  2011
Duration:  4m

Composer:   David Hamilton

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Sample Score

Sample: pages 1-3

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About

This short work was written for the annual carol service of Diocesan School for Girls (Auckland) at the request of conductor David Gordon. The work was to feature a solo soprano and contain fairly easy choir parts for a staff choir. The text is of unknown authorship, and is originally simply titled 'Advent Song'. The words look towards the coming of the baby Jesus, and the impact his arrival will have on the world. The work is in a relaxed jazz-swing style.


Commissioned note

Commissioned by Diocesan School for Girls


Difficulty note

Suitable for school and community choirs


Contents note

Single movement


Text note

Anonymous Advent text


Performance history

01 Dec 2011: Performed by Shona McIntrye-Bull (soprano), staff choir of Diocesan School, conducted by David Gordon at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, in Auckland.