Heri Za Krismas (Merry Christmas -- Swahili) composed by Jay Althouse. Choir Sacred. 3-Part Mixed Choir (SAB). Choral Octavo. Choral Designs. Christmas; Multicultural; Sacred; Winter. Choral Octavo. 12 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.23559).
It's a multicultural "Merry Christmas" sung on a combination of Swahili and English texts. A strong African pulse drives this original music, which includes a chorus from the traditional "Joy to the World." Try something different for the holidays and incorporate authentic rhythm instruments or the optional SoundTrax CD. Staging is featured on "Follow Me to the Top!" DVD #23853, VHS #23855.
Movement and Staging; Recorded Acc. Available.
About Alfred Choral Designs
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.