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Brightest and Best of the Sons of the Morning: Three Variations

Reginald Heber
Difficult (Grades 7+)
4 minutes
Modern classical music
Solo instrument
Instrumental parts
Not available

"Brightest and Best of the Sons of the Morning" creates a mental image of the wise men, riding forth, to greet the newborn King. There could have been three, there could have been thirty, there could even have been three thousand. However many there were, this hymn makes me think of the long journey they rode to reach their goal, and how we should always look toward Christ like they did.

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