In December by Jay Althouse. Choir Secular. For Opt. 2 Clarinets (3-Part Mixed Choir (SAB)). Choral Octavo. Choral Designs. Chanukah; Christmas; Kwanzaa; Winter. Choral Octavo. 8 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.19210).
You will not find a more hauntingly beautiful piece for your December concerts than this one. The text ("In December we remember our traditions new and old.") focuses on the candle, used as a symbol for ALL December holidays. And the melody, underscored with rich harmonies, is as pensive and thoughtful as the holiday season should be. Your singers and audiences will be touched by its power and simplicity. Beautiful but optional clarinet parts are included in the publication.
Inst. Parts Available (choral); 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.