At 25-minutes in length, this Christmas musical by Althouse is ideally suited for inclusion in a Christmas worship service and is especially appropriate for Christmas Eve. Containing accessible settings of seven of the best-loved carols, all of which include options for congregational singing, this is also a great carol resource. Designed for today s amateur, volunteer singers, the settings are not difficult and can be quickly learned. Church, community, and school choirs alike will find this a useful addition to their library. The stately and satisfying optional instrumental accompaniment is very feasible with eight accessible parts which can easily be performed by amateur or school-age musicians.
Titles: Joy to the World · O Come, O Come, Emmanuel · Away in a Manger · O Holy Night · Hark! the Herald Angels Sing/Angels We Have Heard on High · O Come, All Ye Faithful · Silent Night