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At the Manger
Perfect for Christmas pageants and services, "At the Manger" will enhance the timeless recounting of the Nativity story. Each character (Jesus, Mary, The Star, etc.) has a short musical signature that is played whenever the narrator cues it. Written for 2-3 octaves, this piece is easily learned by 2 to 21 or more non-ringers and novices. Each part can be taught by rote or rhythmic reminders on a set-up sheet. Detailed instructions, charts, narration, assignment chart, and character sheets are all included and are ALL reproducible.
Adding actors as the story unfolds; using placards, stage props or sound effects; and even having the actors speak some of the lines will add to the charm of this presentation. A Bonus score suggests how your ringers (joined by other ringers perhaps) might accompany the congregation as they sing "Silent Night", which is especially effective with a candlelight closing. Quickly worked up and confidently presented, "At the Manger" could become a cherished seasonal tradition for your newest ringers.

Part of the Chord Stories series: Reproducible Level Zero children's presentations, with narration, that work up quickly and are perfect for first ringing experiences. Other Chord Stories include "Noah's Ark", "The Prodigal Son", and "Stone Soup". For more music from ringTrue Handbell Music, type "RE" into the search box or go to the Music Selection Assistant tab and scroll to the Series list.
Stock Number Detail - Note Price Qty. Ship
MRE1004R At the Manger   - Reproducible 2-3 oct HB or HC
 $20.00  $18.00