At the Manger

At the Manger is a mystical setting of Mary's lullaby to the infant Jesus. The text comes from W.H. Auden's unset Christmas oratorio, For the Time Being...
This setting follows the quiet introspection of the text, starting with a solo soprano line and expanding into an 8-part texture by the end as all of humanity shares in the Nativity.

This anthem is appropriate for a highly skilled choir with confident readers. The setting is SSAATTBB, so all voice parts should be at least steady on their own. As an unaccompanied, 8-part anthem, this piece is challenging but rewarding to any choir looking for a gentle, mystical setting for Advent or Christmas Eve.

Price: $40.00

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