Choral & Classroom

Rhapsody in Bluegrass

A Christmas Jubilee

Rhapsody in Bluegrass

A Christmas Jubilee

Series: Shawnee Sacred Publisher: Shawnee Press Format: Softcover SATB Composer: Joseph M. Martin

Uses: Advent, Christmas, Christmas Eve

Set hearts soaring with this joyful Christmas cantata based on American folk songs, spirituals, bluegrass-styled carols and original gospel songs. Traditional choral elements dance easily with the rustic qualities of the “mountain” music and the results are pure joy. Designed to be performed either with piano alone or with the unique bluegrass consort, this work is a celebration of light. Even the narration has a gentle folk quality, adding to the dramatic potential of your presentation. Experience the work that, after its Carnegie Hall debut, left New York critics ebullient with praise!

Songs include: Hear the Wondrous Story; The King Shall Come; Star of Promise, Light of Glory; A Morning Star Will Rise; Mary Went a-Riding; O Little Town; Here Comes the Light; A Christmas Answer; A Little Light Was Born.

Score and Parts (fiddle, banjo, mandolin, acoustic guitar, upright bass, drums) available as a Printed Edition and as a digital download.

  • A Christmas Answer
  • Hear The Wondrous Story
  • Here Comes The Light
  • The King Shall Come
  • A Little Light Was Born
  • Mary Went A-Riding
  • A Morning Star Will Rise
  • O Little Town
  • Star Of Promise, Light Of Glory

Inventory #HL 35031954 ISBN: 9781540014818 UPC: 888680722593 Width: 6.75" Length: 10.5" Run time: 0:43:00 104 pages

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Series: Shawnee Sacred Publisher: Shawnee Press Format: Softcover INSTRUMENTAL CONSORT Composer: Joseph M. Martin

Uses: Advent, Christmas, Christmas Eve

Set hearts soaring with this joyful Christmas cantata based on American folk songs, spirituals, bluegrass-styled carols and original gospel songs. Traditional choral elements dance easily with the rustic qualities of the “mountain” music and the results are pure joy. Designed to be performed either with piano alone or with the unique bluegrass consort, this work is a celebration of light. Even the narration has a gentle folk quality, adding to the dramatic potential of your presentation. Experience the work that, after its Carnegie Hall debut, left New York critics ebullient with praise!

Songs include: Hear the Wondrous Story; The King Shall Come; Star of Promise, Light of Glory; A Morning Star Will Rise; Mary Went a-Riding; O Little Town; Here Comes the Light; A Christmas Answer; A Little Light Was Born.

Score and Parts (fiddle, banjo, mandolin, acoustic guitar, upright bass, drums) available as a Printed Edition and as a digital download.

  • A Christmas Answer
  • Hear The Wondrous Story
  • Here Comes The Light
  • The King Shall Come
  • A Little Light Was Born
  • Mary Went A-Riding
  • A Morning Star Will Rise
  • O Little Town
  • Star Of Promise, Light Of Glory
Instrumentation Number of Parts Pages Per Part
FULL SCORE 1 210
FIDDLE 1 28
BANJO 1 28
MANDOLIN 1 28
ACOUSTIC GUITAR 1 28
UPRIGHT BASS 1 32
DRUMS 1 28

Inventory #HL 35031956 ISBN: 9781540014832 UPC: 888680722616 Width: 8.5" Length: 11.0" Run time: 0:43:00 376 pages

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Series: Shawnee Sacred Publisher: Shawnee Press Format: Downloadable INSTRUMENTAL CONSORT Composer: Joseph M. Martin

Uses: Advent, Christmas, Christmas Eve

Set hearts soaring with this joyful Christmas cantata based on American folk songs, spirituals, bluegrass-styled carols and original gospel songs. Traditional choral elements dance easily with the rustic qualities of the “mountain” music and the results are pure joy. Designed to be performed either with piano alone or with the unique bluegrass consort, this work is a celebration of light. Even the narration has a gentle folk quality, adding to the dramatic potential of your presentation. Experience the work that, after its Carnegie Hall debut, left New York critics ebullient with praise!

Songs include: Hear the Wondrous Story; The King Shall Come; Star of Promise, Light of Glory; A Morning Star Will Rise; Mary Went a-Riding; O Little Town; Here Comes the Light; A Christmas Answer; A Little Light Was Born.

Score and Parts (fiddle, banjo, mandolin, acoustic guitar, upright bass, drums) available as a Printed Edition and as a digital download.

  • A Christmas Answer
  • Hear The Wondrous Story
  • Here Comes The Light
  • The King Shall Come
  • A Little Light Was Born
  • Mary Went A-Riding
  • A Morning Star Will Rise
  • O Little Town
  • Star Of Promise, Light Of Glory
Instrumentation Number of Parts Pages Per Part
FULL SCORE 1 210
FIDDLE 1 28
BANJO 1 27
MANDOLIN 1 27
ACOUSTIC GUITAR 1 28
UPRIGHT BASS 1 29
DRUMS 1 27

Inventory #HL 35031957 ISBN: 9781540014849 UPC: 888680722623 Run time: 0:43:00

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Series: Shawnee Sacred Publisher: Shawnee Press Format: CD Studiotrax CD Composer: Joseph M. Martin

Uses: Advent, Christmas, Christmas Eve

Set hearts soaring with this joyful Christmas cantata based on American folk songs, spirituals, bluegrass-styled carols and original gospel songs. Traditional choral elements dance easily with the rustic qualities of the “mountain” music and the results are pure joy. Designed to be performed either with piano alone or with the unique bluegrass consort, this work is a celebration of light. Even the narration has a gentle folk quality, adding to the dramatic potential of your presentation. Experience the work that, after its Carnegie Hall debut, left New York critics ebullient with praise!

Songs include: Hear the Wondrous Story; The King Shall Come; Star of Promise, Light of Glory; A Morning Star Will Rise; Mary Went a-Riding; O Little Town; Here Comes the Light; A Christmas Answer; A Little Light Was Born.

Score and Parts (fiddle, banjo, mandolin, acoustic guitar, upright bass, drums) available as a Printed Edition and as a digital download.

  • A Christmas Answer
  • Hear The Wondrous Story
  • Here Comes The Light
  • The King Shall Come
  • A Little Light Was Born
  • Mary Went A-Riding
  • A Morning Star Will Rise
  • O Little Town
  • Star Of Promise, Light Of Glory

Inventory #HL 35031958 ISBN: 9781540014856 UPC: 888680722630 Width: 5.0" Length: 5.0" Run time: 0:43:00

Prices and availability subject to change without notice.

Series: Shawnee Sacred Publisher: Shawnee Press Format: CD SPLIT TRAX Composer: Joseph M. Martin

Uses: Advent, Christmas, Christmas Eve

Set hearts soaring with this joyful Christmas cantata based on American folk songs, spirituals, bluegrass-styled carols and original gospel songs. Traditional choral elements dance easily with the rustic qualities of the “mountain” music and the results are pure joy. Designed to be performed either with piano alone or with the unique bluegrass consort, this work is a celebration of light. Even the narration has a gentle folk quality, adding to the dramatic potential of your presentation. Experience the work that, after its Carnegie Hall debut, left New York critics ebullient with praise!

Songs include: Hear the Wondrous Story; The King Shall Come; Star of Promise, Light of Glory; A Morning Star Will Rise; Mary Went a-Riding; O Little Town; Here Comes the Light; A Christmas Answer; A Little Light Was Born.

Score and Parts (fiddle, banjo, mandolin, acoustic guitar, upright bass, drums) available as a Printed Edition and as a digital download.

  • A Christmas Answer
  • Hear The Wondrous Story
  • Here Comes The Light
  • The King Shall Come
  • A Little Light Was Born
  • Mary Went A-Riding
  • A Morning Star Will Rise
  • O Little Town
  • Star Of Promise, Light Of Glory

Inventory #HL 35031959 ISBN: 9781540014863 UPC: 888680722647 Width: 5.0" Length: 5.0" Run time: 0:43:00

Prices and availability subject to change without notice.

Series: Shawnee Sacred Publisher: Shawnee Press Format: CD Listening CD Composer: Joseph M. Martin

Uses: Advent, Christmas, Christmas Eve

Set hearts soaring with this joyful Christmas cantata based on American folk songs, spirituals, bluegrass-styled carols and original gospel songs. Traditional choral elements dance easily with the rustic qualities of the “mountain” music and the results are pure joy. Designed to be performed either with piano alone or with the unique bluegrass consort, this work is a celebration of light. Even the narration has a gentle folk quality, adding to the dramatic potential of your presentation. Experience the work that, after its Carnegie Hall debut, left New York critics ebullient with praise!

Songs include: Hear the Wondrous Story; The King Shall Come; Star of Promise, Light of Glory; A Morning Star Will Rise; Mary Went a-Riding; O Little Town; Here Comes the Light; A Christmas Answer; A Little Light Was Born.

Score and Parts (fiddle, banjo, mandolin, acoustic guitar, upright bass, drums) available as a Printed Edition and as a digital download.

  • A Christmas Answer
  • Hear The Wondrous Story
  • Here Comes The Light
  • The King Shall Come
  • A Little Light Was Born
  • Mary Went A-Riding
  • A Morning Star Will Rise
  • O Little Town
  • Star Of Promise, Light Of Glory

Inventory #HL 35031960 ISBN: 9781540014870 UPC: 888680722654 Width: 5.0" Length: 5.0" Run time: 0:43:00

Prices and availability subject to change without notice.

Series: Shawnee Sacred Publisher: Shawnee Press Format: CD CD 10-PAK Composer: Joseph M. Martin

Uses: Advent, Christmas, Christmas Eve

Set hearts soaring with this joyful Christmas cantata based on American folk songs, spirituals, bluegrass-styled carols and original gospel songs. Traditional choral elements dance easily with the rustic qualities of the “mountain” music and the results are pure joy. Designed to be performed either with piano alone or with the unique bluegrass consort, this work is a celebration of light. Even the narration has a gentle folk quality, adding to the dramatic potential of your presentation. Experience the work that, after its Carnegie Hall debut, left New York critics ebullient with praise!

Songs include: Hear the Wondrous Story; The King Shall Come; Star of Promise, Light of Glory; A Morning Star Will Rise; Mary Went a-Riding; O Little Town; Here Comes the Light; A Christmas Answer; A Little Light Was Born.

Score and Parts (fiddle, banjo, mandolin, acoustic guitar, upright bass, drums) available as a Printed Edition and as a digital download.

  • A Christmas Answer
  • Hear The Wondrous Story
  • Here Comes The Light
  • The King Shall Come
  • A Little Light Was Born
  • Mary Went A-Riding
  • A Morning Star Will Rise
  • O Little Town
  • Star Of Promise, Light Of Glory

Inventory #HL 35031961 ISBN: 9781540014887 UPC: 888680722661 Width: 5.0" Length: 5.0" Run time: 0:43:00

Prices and availability subject to change without notice.

Series: Shawnee Sacred Publisher: Shawnee Press Format: Softcover with CD Preview CD Pak Composer: Joseph M. Martin

Uses: Advent, Christmas, Christmas Eve

Set hearts soaring with this joyful Christmas cantata based on American folk songs, spirituals, bluegrass-styled carols and original gospel songs. Traditional choral elements dance easily with the rustic qualities of the “mountain” music and the results are pure joy. Designed to be performed either with piano alone or with the unique bluegrass consort, this work is a celebration of light. Even the narration has a gentle folk quality, adding to the dramatic potential of your presentation. Experience the work that, after its Carnegie Hall debut, left New York critics ebullient with praise!

Songs include: Hear the Wondrous Story; The King Shall Come; Star of Promise, Light of Glory; A Morning Star Will Rise; Mary Went a-Riding; O Little Town; Here Comes the Light; A Christmas Answer; A Little Light Was Born.

Score and Parts (fiddle, banjo, mandolin, acoustic guitar, upright bass, drums) available as a Printed Edition and as a digital download.

  • A Christmas Answer
  • Hear The Wondrous Story
  • Here Comes The Light
  • The King Shall Come
  • A Little Light Was Born
  • Mary Went A-Riding
  • A Morning Star Will Rise
  • O Little Town
  • Star Of Promise, Light Of Glory

Inventory #HL 35031962 ISBN: 9781540014894 UPC: 888680722678 Width: 6.75" Length: 10.5" Run time: 0:43:00

Prices and availability subject to change without notice.

Series: Shawnee Sacred Publisher: Shawnee Press Format: CD REHEARSAL TX Composer: Joseph M. Martin

Uses: Advent, Christmas, Christmas Eve

Set hearts soaring with this joyful Christmas cantata based on American folk songs, spirituals, bluegrass-styled carols and original gospel songs. Traditional choral elements dance easily with the rustic qualities of the “mountain” music and the results are pure joy. Designed to be performed either with piano alone or with the unique bluegrass consort, this work is a celebration of light. Even the narration has a gentle folk quality, adding to the dramatic potential of your presentation. Experience the work that, after its Carnegie Hall debut, left New York critics ebullient with praise!

Songs include: Hear the Wondrous Story; The King Shall Come; Star of Promise, Light of Glory; A Morning Star Will Rise; Mary Went a-Riding; O Little Town; Here Comes the Light; A Christmas Answer; A Little Light Was Born.

Score and Parts (fiddle, banjo, mandolin, acoustic guitar, upright bass, drums) available as a Printed Edition and as a digital download.

  • A Christmas Answer
  • Hear The Wondrous Story
  • Here Comes The Light
  • The King Shall Come
  • A Little Light Was Born
  • Mary Went A-Riding
  • A Morning Star Will Rise
  • O Little Town
  • Star Of Promise, Light Of Glory

Inventory #HL 35031963 ISBN: 9781540014900 UPC: 888680722685 Width: 4.75" Length: 5.0" Run time: 0:43:00

Prices and availability subject to change without notice.