Tapestry of Light. (A Celtic Christmas Celebration). By Joseph M. Martin. For Choral (SATB). Harold Flammer Christmas. 104 pages. Published by Shawnee Press (HL.35027860).
ISBN 1617808687. 6.75x10.5 inches.
The joy and hope of Christmas are celebrated in this new Celtic-styled cantata from the pen that brought you The Mystery and the Majesty and Winter's Grace. This jubilant work is filled with tuneful carols, thoughtful narration, and sparkling orchestrations. Traditional melodies form the foundation of this tapestry of light bringing to your holiday presentation a pleasing mixture of choirs, carols, and candlelight. Presented in both SAB and SATB formats, a full line of support products is available including a digital resource kit complete with PowerPoint images, rehearsal tips, and art files to assist in the creation of your program. Two orchestration options by Stan Pethel are available: a Celtic consort, and full orchestra.
Location: from Portland, OR
November 1, 2011
Perfect for this year
What a great find. The melodys in this cantata are familiar enough to facilitate learning it rapidly. The arrangements are tasteful and clever. This year with Christmas Eve on Saturday and Chrismas day on a Sunday, our choir needs more music than we usual. This cantata has music that will...
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