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Bow the Knee
A Dramatic Musical for Easter
Arranged by: Richard Kingsmore
Created by: Christopher Machen

Exciting and memorable!

About This Product

Written by popular songwriter Chris Machen and creatively orchestrated by Richard Kingsmore, Bow the Knee features ten powerful new songs in addition to its inspirational title song. The moving story line culminates in the dramatic and joyful resurrection of Christ. Listen to soundbytes from this musical by clicking on audio previews (below).
Voicing: SATB with solos
Cast: 10 men, 1 woman, plus extras
Performance Time: 59 min
Suggested Use: Easter pageants, Palm Sunday concert
Skill: Moderate
Style: Inspirational, dramatic
Performance Details: This is a dramatic musical that has a cast and requires a crowd or choir for several scenes. Unlike choral musicals where the choir may remain stationary, it is best if the choir serves as the crowd in traditional biblical costume for Bow the Knee. If you have a particularly large choir, you might choose to have part of the choir stationary while others play parts in the cast. The choir would be in contemporary clothing or choir robes.

Offering two staging options, either a semi-dramatic musical or a fully costumed pageant, this Easter work offers several "pull-out" songs for the Lenten or Easter season, including Palm Sunday. Accessible vocal parts and orchestrations that churches will find acceptably challenging and a director's production guide offering specific ideas and "how-to's" for a creative presentation make this a great offering for Easter.
Performance Royalty: Nonroyalty

Companian Products
Choral Book with Script
Director's Production Guide
Bulk CDs (package of 10)
Split-Channel Accomp CD
Bulletin Blanks (package of 100)
Orchestration, Score and Parts
Preview Pack, CD (Book & Demo Recording)

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