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Gwyneth Walker - Born in Bethlehem


    
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Composer:      Gwyneth Walker
Music series:      Schirmer Choral Series
Music Category:      Choral
Item Code:      8797

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"Born in Bethlehem" is a numbers song, similar to "The Twelve Days of Christmas." Each group traveling to the Nativity, or associated with Jesus, is presented in ascending numerical order, from one to twelve. ("One for the little bitty Baby...Twelve for the Twelve Apostles") Once the complete set has been introduced, the numbers are performed in reverse order, in a frantic race (prestissimo) from twelve to one. This is an energetic song!
 
The Clarinet plays a featured role, enhancing the message of the lyrics. For example, the phrase "Children, go where I send thee" is matched by the Clarinet scampering up a scale as children setting forth on a trip. And the next line, "How shall I send thee?" has the Clarinet/children coming back down the scale, returning home. Duration: 4:15
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