Lumen Christi composed by Jayne Southwick Cool. For unison choir and keyboard. Sacred Anthem, Advent, Christmas, Epiphany. Octavo. Published by Chorister's Guild (LO.CGA1098).
Based on Isaiah 9:2 and John 1:5-9, this anthem recounts the story of John the Baptist and his mission to proclaim Jesus Christ as the Light of the world. Text options within the anthem allow the piece to be sung during Advent, Christmas or Epiphany. Great for use with any unison choir--especially older children's choirs--this piece offers numerous opportunities to sing pure vowel sounds and longer melodic phrases. (Lectionary use: Isaiah 9:2 - Christmas Eve ABC; Epiphany 3  A; John 1:5-9 - Advent 3 B; Christmas Day ABC; Christmas 2 ABC).