Customer Reviews for Mary, Did You Know?
Bobby Music Lover
Location: from Pennsylvania
August 28, 2012
Thought Provoking Anthem
This is a very thought provoking anthem,that all music directors should consider using with their choirs at Christmas.It's a piece that requires some practice to sing well,and needs to be sung at a place during worship when full listening attention of all can be gave.Followed by all singing "What Child Is This?"
16 of 32 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Maui, HI.
February 26, 2012
I play at late intermediate level. I love the counter melodies in this arrangement. I had to spend a few hours in practice, but played it in church today as instrumental. The arrangement repeats phrases a few times and this makes it easy to play and memorize. i love it.
19 of 37 people found this review helpful.
Location: from colombo, srilanka
February 14, 2012
mary did you know
its a beautiful arrangement. so uplifting. the congregation at our school carol service said it was truly inspiring.
19 of 40 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Bronx, NY
August 24, 2010
Mary did you know
Undoubtedly, one of the better arrangements of the song that I've heard in a while. Without a doubt, a must get arrangement...
29 of 59 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Canada
December 16, 2008
Absolutly mesmerizing. Best version yet.
32 of 69 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Lexington, KY
November 4, 2008
The words and music are very moving written by Mark Lowry and Buddy Greene. I have heard different artists sing this song and they all do it justice. I am not a musician but I know what I like. I wanted the words and music for my personal use.
26 of 50 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Norway
October 20, 2008
Mary, Did You Know?
Fantastic song. Very inspirational.
21 of 42 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Florida
December 31, 2007
Beautiful but tricky music
I recommended this piece to our amateur choir, based on hearing a recording of it by Kenny Rogers. The music came in a timely manner, and we started working on it. The tricky part was that it is written in syncopation and the timing was difficult to learn. But we got lots of compliments when we sang it in church.
21 of 41 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Houston, TX
December 13, 2007
In my opinion, this is the best arrangement of this number. It has been filled out with a very lovely introduction, interlude and ending that are entirely in keeping with the spirit of the music.
9 of 20 people found this review helpful.
Kathleen Corbalis Lyons
Location: from Montgomery, NY
August 25, 2003
Powerful Piece - Must Order!!
Performed this choral work last Christmas. It is the most powerful piece of music ever written for the Christmas season. If you have a willing band director willing to share the stage, order the orchestration to join with the chorus - will give major goose bumps to your kids and the audience. I could only perform it as a choral work, but it blew the audience away. The kids never got tired of rehearsing it. The accompaniment (piano) is perfect. The arrangment for satb is quick to learn and exciting. Perform it exactly like the CD - adhere to all dynamic changes. This is a must order for all choral directors!
11 of 20 people found this review helpful.