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Using Alstott’s translation of Puer natus in Bethlehem, Walker has created a compelling, contemporary Christmastime chant setting for SATB choir (plus descant) and organ. Using techniques such as open-fifth cadences, parallel organum, and fauxbourdon, he pays homage to the middle ages while using more modern harmonic techniques in the organ interludes and harmonization of the last verse, thus embodying the “ever ancient, ever new” quality of our faith.

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A Child Is Born in Bethlehem [Octavo - Downloadable] Preview
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A Child is Born in Bethlehem [MP3]
from For Your Glory Reigns
$1.29
30101680
DIGITAL
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Indexes

Style: Chant
Day: Season of Christmas Christmas (Days of)