Choral, Chorus (SSA A Cappella)
SSA a cappella. Composed by Mary Goetze. BH Mary Goetze. 8 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051466276. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48004391).
Item Number: HL.48004391
Longfellow wrote the text, entitled “Christmas Bells,” in 1863. During that Christmas season, the poet's son was critically wounded in a war, and the text expresses his father's anguish over was and his longing for peace on earth. The message is as timely today as it was over 125 years ago.