This heartwarming poem by Edgar Guest is set in a traditional Christmas Carol format by Dede Ondishko, with three verses, a chorus, and an instrumental verse with a duration of 4 1/2 minutes. Each vocal part is featured in turn, creating a balanced and spiraling accumulation of joy and hopefulness for the holiday season. Ondishkos soaring instrumental accompaniment is sure to lift everyone's spirits! Alternate instruments parts are available for flute and clarinet. Ability Level: Voices-INTERMEDIATE 2.5, Instruments-EXPERIENCED 3.5.