Away in a manger - for busy music teachers!

W.J. Kirkpatrick
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This arrangement was written for a group of teenagers who were not especially experienced at choral singing, had very little rehearsal time but had been asked to perform in public at Christmas! I have surrounded the well known tune with lots of 7ths, melodic hooks and extended phrases to give the piece a more contemporary feel. For the outside performance the Head of Music created a pop style backing track which worked well. If you're running out of time in the run up to Christmas this arrangement can be taught quickly and is effective. The local vicar liked it!

Score ID
W.J. Kirkpatrick
Easy (Grades 1-3)
3 minutes
Voice + keyboard
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