One of the Children
David Ashley White
It is always a welcome suprise to find a new carol of an immediacy that is touching and satisfying to sing. Such is the case with One of the Children of David Ashley White. Set to a text of Fred Pratt Green, the rhythmic lilt of the music is infectious. Choirs will find the lines a joy to sing and not at all difficult to learn. “One of the children of the year is the little Lord Jesus,” exclaims each verse. This carol is sure to find a place in Christmas services and concerts for its meaningful text and attractive immediacy.