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The Animal Alleluia - A Christmas Musical For Children

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By Joanna Mills

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Piano Accompaniment, Hand Percussion, Guitar, Choir, SA, Unison, 2-Part Choir, Children's Choir, Mixed Choir - Easy/Beginner - Digital Download
Composed by Joanna Mills. Christian, Sacred, Christmas, Children's Music, Children's Musicals. Octavo. 92 pages. Published by Joanna Mills Music (S0.549673).

Item Number: S0.549673

This award-winning, heartwarming original children'sChristmas Musical retells the Christmas Story through the eyes of the animals,and reminds us that even the humblest among us have important gifts to share!The story is told entirely through scripture readings and songs, which allowsfor maximum flexibility with age-range, cast size, and set/stage requirements.The included scripture readings are from the World English Bible, but you maysubstitute any version you prefer, and longer readings can be shared bymultiple readers. It can be performed as a simple Lessons & Carols styleservice/concert, or it can easily be expanded into a full pageant, completewith sets and costumes. (average run time 45 minutes)

The Animal Alleluia featuresone adapted traditional hymn and five original songs (plus one reprise) writtenand arranged for school-aged children by Joanna Mills. The songs are all set inan accessible range for young children, and feature simple tunes which are easyto learn. Some pieces also provide solo opportunities. This package containstwo versions of each song; an easy unison version (some with optional easydescant or counterpoint harmonies on the final chorus), and a 2-part choirversion, which features simple, easy-to-learn harmonies. This allows you to mixand match your arrangements to suit the abilities of your singers and yourrehearsal time constraints. For those students who do not read music, one-pagelyric sheets (for the unison arrangements) are also included to help reducecopying costs. The piano accompaniments are at an intermediate level and guitarchords are included, which allows older youth to participate as musicians (orallows experienced accompanists to learn them quickly). 

An mp3 of rehearsalpiano tracks (S0.549675) and an mp3 of unison sung tracks (S0.729575) is also available for purchase!

This complete package contains:

-Director’s notes with performance suggestions

-List of scenes and songs in order (including suggestions forcharacters, costumes, sets and props)

-Scripture passages from the World English Bible for readers

7 songs(including 1 reprise) with the following arrangementsprovided for each song:

   --Unison lyric sheet (for children who do not readmusic)

   --Unison Choir arrangement with piano accompanimentand guitar chords

   --2-Part Choir arrangement with piano accompanimentand guitar chords

By purchasing thispackage, you have permission to make as many copies of the included material asyou need for your own use. Additional duplication and/or distributionconstitute copyright infringement.

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