The Friendly Beasts (Choral Score) by Hal H. Hopson. For unison treble voices, 4 vocal soloists, organ, flute, optional string quartet, harp, percussion, chamber ensemble. Christmas, Lessons and Carols. Medium. Choral score. Published by MorningStar Music Publishers (MN.50-1407).
This setting for children from "Come Ye Faithful" is delightful. Extremely useful for pageants, or for any kind of Christmas service. The composer has set each stanza in a way that depicts the animals portrayed in the text. Very effective writing. Organ and Harp parts included in Complete Instrumental Parts packet (MN.50-1407B). Flute may be purchased separately (MN.50-1407F) or in Complete Instrumental Parts packet (MN.50-1407B).