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Portraits of Bethlehem

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Portraits of Bethlehem for Organ (Organ). Shawnee Press. Book only. 20 pages. Shawnee Press #HF5212. Published by Shawnee Press (HL.35017146).

Portraits of Bethlehem is a three-movement suite for organ in which each movement serves as a reflection on a specific event associated with the Christmas story as recorded in the second chapter of the Gospel of Luke. As a recital piece, the work can be performed in its entirety as a suite. In a worship service, each of the movements could be used separately; or the entire work could serve as prelude, offertory and postlude. Contents: I. Cradle Song • II. Shepherd's Dance • III. Alleluias.