This carol won the ‘Victor Peters Prize’ awarded by the Christchurch Harmonic Society in 1964. The Meditative setting for accapella choir is best performed by a small group with strong pitching ability.
This carol, words by William Drummond, won the ‘Victor Peter’s Prize’ offered by the Christchurch Harmonic Society in 1965. Describing the shepherds part in the nativity drama, there is a certain eagerness to arrive at the scene. The carol ends praising God and asking for peace on earth.