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A Gospel Christmas Cantata!
Worthy (Intro)- The Beginning of Work that features Donald Alexander as narrator of the Word of God ◦ Worthy - Is the upbeat celebration of the Cantata that features the Voices Of Levi , declaring that Jesus Is Worthy Of Praise .
◦ Worthy (Reprise)
◦ Angel’s Serenade featuring Desmond Pringle and bassist, Michael Manson - The story continues with the angels proclamation to Joseph . Born to you a Savior , for I hear the angels sing .
◦ The City of Bethlehem (Intro)- The Proclamation of Bethlehem being the birthplace of Emmanuel ( God with us)
◦ The City of Bethlehem (Recitative)- As in all Oratorios the recitative ( a narrative song that describes story ) is sung rubato style with great emotion and feeling by the great Kim McFarland.
◦ The City of Bethlehem featuring Kim McFarland/- A child is born in the City Of Bethlehem , let's worship Him .
◦ Christ is Born featuring Kim McFarland - In the quasi classical style the Voices of Levi featuring Kim McFarland . He Is Born
◦ Gloria (Intro) As the story is told by the African drum. Tony Carpenter and Khari set the tone for the Proclamation the that the shepherds in the field heard from the angel of the Lord.
◦ Gloria- Fear not , Born to you this day the baby Jesus, and all the people and angels should say Glory to God , and Peace on Earth. Featuring solos by Michael Logan and Jason Tyson.;
◦ Mary and Joseph (We Hold A Miracle) (Intro)- How would you feel if you knew that the baby in your family is the Savior of the World , and has come to save the world from their sins. Mary and Joseph hold a miracle in their hands .
◦ Mary and Joseph (We Hold A Miracle) featuring Angela Martin and Desmond Pringle, co-writer: Andrea Woods Mells How would you feel if you knew that the baby in your family is the Savior of the World , and has come to save the world from their sins. Mary and Joseph hold a miracle in their hands .
◦ Wise Men Still Seek Him (Intro)
◦ Wise Men Still Seek Him featuring Caszelle “The Story Teller” James, co-writer Caszelle James , If you want to be wise , open up your eyes to the light , it will lead you to the Savior. As the wise men brought gifts to the baby Jesus. They were immediately changed and left another way . This is the hip hop song of the Oratorio.
◦ Greatest Gift of All featuring Lana Manson - The Greatest gift is not underneath a tree . For Jesus is the best gift we could ever desire is Him .
◦ Making Room for the King (Intro)
◦ Making Room for the King featuring Annette “Queenie” Lennox . In distinct traditional gospel style , As you prepare for everything else this Christmas , Make room for the KING - Featuring Gerey Johnson ( guitar ) and Chris Forman ( Organ )
◦ Making Room for the King (Reprise)
◦ Oh Lord, We Worship You featuring Kim McFarland, Desmond Pringle, Angela Martin - To close the Cantata, We Worship the King of KIngs and Lord of Lords. We love you and Adore you Amen.