Joyful sounds abound in this colorful Christmas gift for choirs. Through poetic narration, scripture passages and creatively arranged carols, the timeless story of the birth of Christ is presented. Gathered around the wonders that accompanied Jesus' birth, this cantata journeys from the miracle of prophecy to the incarnation and proclamation of this most significant moment. Stellar orchestrations by Brant Adams and a chamber orchestration by Stan Pethel frame the work with golden beauty. A full line of companion products is available to support your presentation. Songs include: Overture; A Processional of Hope; Joy Arising; Your Light Has Come; My Soul Rejoices in the Lord; A Celtic Cradle Carol; Alleluia! Christ Is Born!; Would I Miss the Miracle?; A Gloria Gathering. Full orchestration (fl 1-2, ob, cl 1-2, bn, hn 1-2, tpt 1-3, tbn 1-2, tba, hp, pno, timp, perc 1-2, vn 1-2, va, vc, db) available as a Printed Edition or as a digital download. Consort orchestration (fl, cl, tpt 1-2, tbn, bells, perc, kybrd strings) available as a Printed Edition or as a digital download.