A World of Christmas by Joseph M. Martin. For Choral (SATB). Harold Flammer. 114 pages. Shawnee Press #A7935. Published by Shawnee Press (HL.35000125).
Joseph Martin gives you the world in his new cantata that celebrates the carols and traditions of Christmas. Like a seasonal travelogue this work tells the story of Christ's birth with great color and variety. Pamela Martin's thoughtful narration allows for several performance options and the glorious orchestrations by Brant Adams and Stan Pethel capture perfectly the spirit and joy of this festive work. Observe our unity in Christ with the most exciting Martin cantata yet! Carols include: Joy to the World • Angels from the Realms of Glory • Silent Night • Infant Holy, Infant Lowly • Niño Lindo • Italian Pipers Carol • Love Came Down at Christmas • Go Tell It on the Mountain • The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy • Everywhere Christmas Tonight • and many more. Perf. Time: Approx. 40 minutes.