This gentle new original Advent/Christmas carol, “Miracle Child”, reverently examines the coming of the Christ Child from different points of view: prophets (“They told a fateful story: Innocence to Glory”), the angel, Mary, the shepherds, the Magi, and us…. The lovely melody covers a comfortable singing range of one octave C to C plus the D above and will touch many hearts with its thoughtful text. Perfect for Advent services, Christmas Eve celebrations, Songs & Carols programs or Christmas concerts.
Miracle Child-1 (RE8723) is a level 3, stand-alone performance score for full 3-5 octave bell choir which can also accompany any or all performance options in RE7512R. A vocal song sheet and a Bell Tree score are included in this folio, with permission to reproduce these pages for your soloists.
Miracle Child-2 (RE7512R) is a reproducible folio including all these compatible options:
-- Unison lyrics for soloist or congregational singing (with 2 bulletin inserts: one square, one narrow
-- Full piano accompaniment (Level Intermediate) – this can also stand alone as a piano solo
-- Bell Tree Obbligato score (which plays throughout) (Level Easy, C6-C7) - adding a bright, simple counterpoint
-- L1 score for 2-5 octaves hand chimes or handbells, a chordal accompaniment
The audio clip of “Miracle Child – 2” is by Gloria Dei Ringers, Muhlenberg ELCA, Kathleen Wissinger, director (Christmas Eve, 2019) with Lori Britt singing and Sandy Harbin on bell tree.
Part of the ringTrue Handbell Music “Sing & Ring” series and the “True Music” series. For more information on these ringTrue series as well as pieces that include Bell Trees (“First String” series), use the Music Search Assistant and scroll to the bottom of the page to select a series.