The Beasts of Bethlehem


Carol Wood’s song cycle for lever or pedal harp and low voice uses the poetry of X. J. Kennedy, a modern poet and writer living in Massachusetts. According to Wood, Kennedy’s cycle of poems, “The Beasts of Bethlehem,” is a new element in the rich traditions associating animals with the Christmas story. (Scroll down to listen.)

This piece is available as a PDF download for $15.00.
(Score includes vocal part.)

Length: entire collection is 47 pgs.; individual pieces range from 1-3 pgs.