Jesu, Joy of Christmas by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Arranged by Greg Gilpin (incorporating "Silent Night" and "Away in a Manger") and Greg Gilpin. Choir Sacred. SATB choir. Choral (Sacred); Choral Octavo; Masterworks; Worship Resources. Alfred Archive Edition. Baroque; Christmas; Masterwork Arrangement; Sacred; Winter. Grade 2. Choral Octavo. 8 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.BSCM01043).
Why didn't anyone think of this before? Greg Gilpin ingeniously united traditional carols around what is arguably Bach's most famous work. This effortless setting will require minimum rehearsal time (always a plus during the busy Christmas season) and yet will be pleasing to choirs and congregations alike.