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Voicing/Instrumentation: Piano Solo

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Comments for this piece:
From Rhonda Wheasler: Absolutely beautiful piece! I really look forward to playing this for our Christmas Eve service. Justin is a very talented composer.
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From Lisa Muus: A beautiful arrangement with unique features such as segments containing modern syncopation. A joy to play! Thank you for sharing this, Justin! May you continue to be blessed and inspired!
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More about Justin K. Reeve:
Justin Reeve is a native of Utah, and has played the piano for over 30 years. When he was young, his mother made him begrudgingly practice an hour a day and wouldn't let him quit his lessons. Eventually Justin's attitude changed and he began loving the piano and creating his own music. He loves performing in the community, and has done so for social gatherings, conferences, devotionals, assisted living centers, and is a regular pianist at McKay-Dee Hospital in Ogden. Outside his music, Justin is a software engineer and educational technology consultant, and a husband and father of four.
Song background:

Edmund Hamilton Sears was a young Unitarian minister living in Massachusetts when he penned the poem "It Came Upon the Midnight Clear" in 1849. It was published that year in the Christian Register magazine in Boston. The following year, Richard Storrs Willis, an editor and critic for the New York Tribune as well as an accomplished musician, wrote the music for the poem. The song has made its way into Christian hymnals all over the world, as well as traditional Christmas albums by numerous singers.

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