Joy Has Dawned by Keith Getty and Stuart Townend. Arranged by David Angerman. For Choral (SATB). Glory Sound Christmas. Octavo. 12 pages. Published by GlorySound (HL.35028992).
Uses: Christmas Eve, Christmas
Scripture: Luke 1:35; Isaiah 40:5; Luke 2:14; I John 4:14
This very distinctive approach to a contemporary hymn makes the choir into a percussion section while the tune floats above with a message of hope and joy. The transparency of a cappella writing is a refreshing aspect to this choral. The evocative text paints a Christmas tableau of tender beauty. Percussion parts included. Duration: ca. 3:07.