Mary had a Baby

Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
4 minutes
Instrumental parts
Not available
Related scores
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This Christmas Carol / Spiritual is arranged for unaccompanied choir. The Alto part divides in verses 3 & 4 but if need be, although fairly low, the 1st Alto part could be given to the Sops if you don't have enough Altos.

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