The Friendly Beasts by Robert Scholz. For SATB choir, optional keyboard. Christmas, Lessons and Carols. Medium to Moderately Difficult. Octavo. Published by MorningStar Music Publishers (MN.50-1024).
Simple beauty of 12th cent. carol shines through sensitive setting. Variety of harmonizations and textures accompany each animal's description of its gift to Christ Child. Quiet gem for Christmas Eve or carol program. Harry Belafonte favorite of by-gone era!