Instrumentation: SAATB choir, soprano solo, and organ
Text: by the composer
Dedicated to the Choir of Central Woodward Christian Church in Troy, Michigan.
Premiered on CWCC’s Christmas concert; December 1981.
Notes: This is a Christmas piece. After a choral introduction, Mary since a lullaby and then moves into a description of the scene around her. in a contrasting middle section, Mary sings over the choir of her awe at the events that have taken place. The piece ends with the choir singing Mary’s lullaby while Mary sings a descant.