Composer: arr. Dan Kreider

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There’s a star in the East on Christmas morn,
Rise up, shepherd, and follow.
It will lead to the place where the Christ was born,
Rise up, shepherd, and follow.

Refrain
Follow, follow, rise up, shepherd, and follow.
Follow the Star of Bethlehem,
Rise up, shepherd, and follow.

Leave your flocks and leave your lambs,
Rise up, shepherd, and follow.
Leave your ewes and leave your rams,
Rise up, shepherd, and follow.

If you take good heed to the angel’s words,
Rise up, shepherd, and follow.
You’ll forget your flocks, you’ll forget your herds,
Rise up, shepherd, and follow.
SATB divisi, solo clarinet

This setting is arranged for mixed voices with clarinet. Although the voice-leading is smooth, the parts are mostly unsupported. There are a number of close harmonies and clusters. Moderate-advanced

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