The Carol of Abram

Paul Ritchie

Words © St. Mary's Press/Community of St. Mary the Virgin. Music © 2011 GIA.

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Vocal Forces: SATB

Accompaniment: Reduction

Text Source: A religious of CSMV

Series: Choral

Difficulty Level: E


The text of this carol, penned by a religious of the Community of St. Mary the Virgin, recounts Abraham’s place in salvation history. It is perfect for the Christmas season as it recalls “A Maiden sprung of Abram’s race today hath borne the Lord of Grace.” Paul Ritchie has provided a lilting melody for this text.

Categories: Choral/Vocal

Seasonal: Christmastide

Liturgical: Christmas Vigil, Christmas Night, Christmas Dawn, Christmas Day, Mary, Mother of God

Bible Reference: Genesis 26:24

Number of Pages: 4

Language: English

Format: Octavo