From the composer of Tapestry of Light and The Winter Rose comes a new major work that is based on the traditional “Lesson and Carols” service. Filled to overflowing with beloved carols and original seasonal songs, this cantata tells the story of Christ's birth adorned with beautiful arrangements and meaningful Scriptures. The work includes optional moments for congregational participation, handbell ringers, and children's choir, if desired. Stunning orchestrations and a full line of support products are available to support your presentation.
Titles include: A Christmas Overture; O Come, All Ye Faithful; A Prayer for Advent; People of Promise, Arise!; Song of Hope and Joy; O Little Town of Bethlehem; My Soul Doth Magnify the Lord; Lullabies of Bethlehem; Angels We Have Heard on High; Carols for Seekers; Let Christmas Begin; A Christmas Trilogy. Available separately: SATB, SAB, iPrint Orch CD-rom (Score & parts for Flute 1&2, Oboe, Clarinet 1&2, Bassoon, Horn 1&2, Trumpet 1,2&3, Trombone 1&2, Bass Trombone/Tuba, Timp, Perc 1&2, Harp, Piano, Violin 1&2, Viola, Cello, Double Bass), Printed Orchestration (same instrumentation as iPrint Orch CD-rom), iPrint Consort CD-rom (1 player per part; score & parts for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon (sub. Bass Clarinet), Trumpet, Percussion, Harp, Piano (play from vocal score), Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello, Double Bass.), iPrint Handbells Cd-rom, StudioTrax CD, Listening CD, 10-Pack Listening CDs, Preview Pack, RehearsalTrax CDs, Digital Resource Kit. Duration cal 59:21 (full performance) or ca. 48:37 (w/o opt. congregational anthems).