As I thought about the individuals involved with that holy night, I wondered… for whom was that star shining? And for whom does it shine today?
Words by Sally DeFord; Music by Katherine Wright. This lullaby is my Christmas Card Carol for 2021.
He who made the rising storm can bid its fury fail.
These two hymns started singing together in my head one day, and they haven’t stopped since; I can’t hear one without thinking of the other. 🙂
Is there room in my heart, or is every chamber full?
The Lord is “the light which shineth in the darkness.”
Words by William C. Martin (1864-1914), adapted; Music by Sally DeFord
My Christmas Card Carol for 2019
There are many songs with this title or something similar, so I figured I might as well add to the number. 🙂
A hymn that took us a long time to write. Some things just have to simmer for awhile.
A little lamb went wandering…
For some reason, the 3/4 time always made me feel like the traditional music just didn’t give the words the weight they deserved. So this arrangement got the 4/4 treatment.
My 2018 Christmas card carol.
A very simple SATB or Solo arrangement of the familiar hymn.
A very simple song, about a very basic concept… and one of the more challenging things I’ve written.