A Christmas Musical of 11 short songs originally written for children ages 5 - 12, it observes Christmas events through the eyes of the animals..camels, the donkey, the stable animals..but we also enter into Joseph and Mary's plight. The Shining Light, is the natal star and how it affects all present. The songs are short and catchy. The simple piano accompaniment can be elaborated and other instruments added.
The Musical is published in a book of 43 songs called Songs of Life, songs to celebrate the special moments of life. It is available for purchase from Festivity Productions, PO Box 1325 Wellington or from SOUNZ.
Two of the songs can be heard on Transmission, a CD produced by Titahi Bay Community Church www.tbcc.org.nz
This musical was written especially for the Junior Singing Group at Tawa School for their end of year performance for family and friends
A Christmas Musical of 11 short catchy songs originally written for children ages 5 - 12 with simple piano accompaniment
Text by Rosemary Russell