This delightful trilogy of pieces is written for use during the Christmas season. The pieces may be performed individually or as a short mini-presentation incorporating a brief drama sketch between the songs.
1. 'Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus' (Advent) the traditional text set to a spirited new tune in a minor key.
2. 'He Is Born' and 'Sing Noel' (Christmas) a medley of these two favorites with many options to interest the child and listener including the traditional French lyrics.
3. 'Following the Star' (Epiphany) original text and music combine for a lovely musical telling of the Wise Men's story.
Voicing: Unisons with piano and optional percussion, Orff instruments, recorder, and handchimes (2 octaves)
Composer: Vicki Hancock Wright
Text: Charles Wesley (1707-1788), Traditional French carol, Anonymous, Meg Wright and Vicki Hancock Wright
Season: Christmas, Epiphany, Advent