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Hewitt Jones, Thomas: Camel Carol

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SATB and organ
Words by Gordon Giles

The three Magi defer to their trusty steeds in Thomas Hewitt Jones’s hilarious Camel Carol – a perfect offering for choirs this Christmas, from the composer of Love is the Answer, the lockdown anthem Can You Hear Me?, and the TikTok sensation Funny Song. Camel Carol is a light-hearted yet theologically serious take on the visit of the Three Wise Men with their precious gifts, from a trio of grumpy yet not unperspicacious dromedaries. With characteristic elan, Hewitt Jones exploits to the full the dramatic opportunities for scene painting and varied choral delivery, including solemn a cappella moments, stirring descants and rousing audience participation. Above all, the composer’s genius for tunefulness, joyful harmony and musical wit rings out from every bar in this setting of words by poet and author Gordon Giles, Canon Chancellor of Rochester Cathedral. Together, composer and poet hope that the fruit of their labours will be enjoyed by choirs everywhere who are looking for a new and refreshing angle on the beloved Christmas story. 

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