Mary, Mary Had-A But One Child by Jay Althouse. Choir Secular. Women's Choir. Choral Octavo. Choral Designs. Christmas; Gospel; Spiritual; Winter. Choral Octavo. 12 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.27123).
The opening piano introduction sets the spiritual stage for this solid gospel-style Christmas number. Lots of "hallelujahs" make it a joyful addition to your December concerts. There's an add-on section which develops independent singing. Not hard to put together, always important this time of year. Choreography featured on "Razzamatazz!" DVD (item 00-27430).
Inst. Parts Available (choral); 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.