Christmas Kum Ba Ya by Jay Althouse. Choir Secular. SATB choir. Choral Octavo. Choral Designs. Christmas; Multicultural; Spiritual; Winter. Choral Octavo. 8 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.23116).
Here is a captivating arrangement of the traditional "Kum Ba Ya" combined with an original Christmas chorus that builds to a striking chant-like chorale, and finishes with the brilliant layering of all three as it fades to the end. Masterful composer Jay Althouse has done it again with this refreshing, unforgettable African arrangement. Truly accomplishable and effective in all voicings. Enhance your performance by adding African percussion instruments, or sing along with the authentic sounding SoundTrax CD.
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The Alfred Choral Designs Series provides student and adult choirs with a variety of secular choral music that is useful, practical, educationally appropriate, and a pleasure to sing. To that end, the Choral Designs series features original works, folk song settings, spiritual arrangements, choral masterworks, and holiday selections suitable for use in concerts, festivals, and contests.