Choral (Studiotrax CD)
Arranged by Joseph M. Martin. Shawnee Sacred. Christmas, Concert, Sacred. CD only. Published by Shawnee Press (HL.293373).
Item Number: HL.293373
5x5 inches. Jonathan Martin/Joseph M. Martin.
This unique Christmas piece is sure to be a favorite holiday opener or encore. Using a dazzling vocal percussion effect as a rhythmic device, this folk song turned Christmas anthem will get the audience to its feet. A contrasting middle section of original material uses open intervals to add variety. The text celebrates the birth of Christ with shining images of light. An instant hit! Score and Parts for Orchestra (fl1/rec/pwhis, fl2/pic, ob, cl 1-2, bn, hn 1-2, tpt 1-3, tbn 1-2, tba, timp, perc 1-2, hp, accord, vn 1-2, va, vc, db) and Score and Parts for Consort (fl, cl, tpt 1-2, tbn, bls, perc, pno, syn) each available as a digital download.