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News of Great Joy


News of Great Joy

Primarily based around the Sussex Carol, this Christmas work focuses on the celebration of Christ’s birth. The energy and excitement is prevalent in sections 1 and 3, with imagination and imagery of all the Christmas enchantment from both young and old. Away in a Manger is used in the middle section to create this simple yet introspective moment to centre in on the meaning of Christmas. The finale builds to a glorious proclamation to the words “Glory to God and peace to all, Now and forevermore. Amen.”

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