Using his gift for modernizing timeless hymns, Mark Miller utilizes gorgeous contemporary harmonies and a new and interesting melodic line to bring this classic hymn to a new life. Youth and adult choirs will fall in love with the beautiful piano accompaniment and the syncopated rhythms in the vocal lines. This arrangement is sure to become a standard for Advent every year.
Voicing: SAB with piano and optional vocal solo
Composer: Mark A. Miller
Lectionary: Year C - Advent - Fourth Sunday of Advent; Year A - Christmas - Nativity of the Lord - Proper I; Year B - Christmas - Nativity of the Lord - Proper I; Year C - Christmas - Nativity of the Lord - Proper I; Year B - Christmas - First Sunday after Christmas Day Scripture: Isaiah 9:6; Micah 5:2; Luke 2:25
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