Unity Series Band Journal, June 2014
Numbers 418 – 421
No. 418 March – Heavenly Treasures (Noel Jones)
Following a brief introduction, the chorus “Lay up treasure in Heaven” is introduced followed by the chorus of “Bright Crowns”. Later, there is a brief reference to “Ring the bells of Heaven” before a reprise of the first chorus.
No. 419 Swing It, Shepherds! (Nicholas King)
The traditional English carol “While shepherds watched” and the spiritual carol “Rise up, shepherd” are combined in this bright swing arrangement.
No. 420 Good King Wenceslas (Paul Sharman)
This well-known carol is given a light-hearted treatment and contains brief references to other carols.
No. 421 As We Are Gathered (Trevor Worthington)
An arrangement of John Daniels’ song “As we are gathered, Jesus is here”.