The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #31533   Message #2800797
Posted By: GUEST,leeneia
01-Jan-10 - 11:34 AM
Thread Name: Origins: In the Bleak Midwinter
Subject: RE: In the Bleak Midwinter
I agree with you, kat. I like the Holst version better too.

In fact, I consider the Darke version tuneless and hard to sing. Listen to the choir boys at Winchester carefully and note how out of tune they are on the word 'stone.' It's an unnatural interval, and it's hard to hit.