Nativity (A Christmas Musical Drama). Composed by Mark Hayes. Choir Sacred. For SATB voices and narrator (SATB choir). Choral (Sacred); Choral Worship Cantata; Larger Works; Worship Resources. With optional soloists, unison chidren's choir, congregation and instrumental ensemble. Christmas; Sacred; Winter. Book. 32 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.26391).
Sparkling with the artistry of its composer/arranger, Mark Hayes, Nativity is the perfect choice for incorporation into Christmas worship or a Service of Lessons and Carols. The quiet, prayerful opening medley showcases Away in a Manger with three different traditional carols. Next, a marvelous blend of carols spreads the good news of Christ’s birth, culminating with Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella. The regal pastoral closing includes It Came Upon a Midnight Clear and The First Noel.
Inst. Parts Available (choral); Recorded Acc. Available.