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O Little Town of Bethlehem

Sequence & Lyrics O Little Town of Bethlehem

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Song Name
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Nat King Cole
O Little Town of Bethlehem

FREE SEQUENCE from Listen To Our Lights So my mother told me she didn't like my display because I didn't have any Christmas music. I said, "it has loads of Christmas music." She said TSO, etc. is not real Christmas music so while not my first choice, O Little Town of Bethlehem" by Nat King Cole from the album "The Christmas Song (Expanded Edition)" is for you Mom.
Link to Sequence: O Little Town of Bethlehem - Nat King Cole (Sequence and Lyrics).zip
Preview Video (2023):
Visualization Preview:

Synesthesia is a blending of the senses including seeing color when hearing musical notes
Chromesthesia: Chromesthesia - Wikipedia
Note to color mapping:

Xlights Version: 2022.24 64-bit
Timing: 25 ms (40 fps)
Duration: 136.022s

"O Little Town of Bethlehem - Nat King Cole.xsq" - This file contains the xLights programming information for the sequence
xlights_rgbeffects.xml - This file contains the layout information for ListenToOurLights display
xlights_networks.xml - This file contains the network information for the ListenToOurLights display
Images/layout_guide.PNG - image describing xLights layout groups used to sequence this song
Images/peaceSymbol_by_JohnStorms.JPG - White on black peace symbol created by John Storms
Images/cross_whiteonblack_byJohnStorms.JPG - Cross symbol created by John Storms
Images/World_by_JohnStorms.png - Green on Blue map of planet earth created by John Storms
Lyrics_OLittleTownOfBethlehem_NKC.xtiming - xLights timing file containing Lyric tracks

[Contact Info]
Sequence Author: John Storms
Email: listentoourlights@gmail.com
Youtube: http://youtube.com/listentoourlights <-- please subscribe
Website: Listen To Our Lights
Facebook: Listen to our Lights

I don't share music. Below is information for how to purchase and edit the song to get the same mp3 file I used.

"O Little Town of Bethlehem" by Nat King Cole from the album "The Christmas Song (Expanded Edition)"

Song Link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07HBRBL11 Track 5
xLights Hash: 66de67ae739c103141e8d5d24d404d6c
Original filename: "05 - O Little Town Of Bethlehem.mp3"
1. Delete dead air at end from 02m16.023s to 02m19.482s
2. Effect-Fade Out: from 02m13.249s to 2m16.023s (end)
3. File->Export->Export MP3->Filename: 05 - O Little Town Of Bethlehem EDIT.mp3
Format Options: Bit Rate Mode: Constant; Quality: 128 kbps; Channel Mode: Joint Stereo
Put mp3 file in the Audio subdirectory

66 beats per minute in D major.

Sheet music (basic)
A/C, A/C, A/C, G/B, A/C C/E, B/D, D/B , how: G/D, F/C, E/C, F, G/C, C, A/C

[Layout Notes]
Display contains 2 megatrees with matrixes encircling the trunks, 13 white wire twig trees in a treeline, 9 reindeer and sleigh, pixel icicle lights, a mess of coro snowflakes, and a pixelized cactus.

See Images/layout_guide.PNG for layout information.
G1 - refers to the one car garage
G2 - refers to the two car garage
T1 - refers to the left side of the house (left peak and below)
T2 - refers to the middle part of the house (there's a bathroom here)
T3 - refers to the right side of the house (right peak and below)
_ - Group names start with underscore
Goto "Display Elements" and select "ListenToOurLights" view and set to be master view.

You may need to update the path information in certain effects (shader, picture, etc.). The following were used in this sequence:


START: 15s
(Violin Intro)
O little town of Bethlehem
How still we see thee lie
Above thy deep and dreamless sleep
The silent stars go by
Yet in thy dark streets shineth
The everlasting light
The hopes and fears of all the years
Are met in thee tonight
(Violin Solo 1:05 to 1:19)
For Christ is born of Mary
And gathered all above
While mortals sleep, the angels keep
Their watch of wondering love
O morning stars together
Proclaim the holy birth
And praises sing to God our King
And peace to men on Earth

Source: Musixmatch
Songwriters: Edith Bergdahl / Nat King Cole
O, Little Town Of Bethlehem lyrics © Wb Music Corp., G Matt Music, Walt Disney Music Company, Integrity Worship Music, Derry Music Company, Nkc Songs, Integrity's Hosanna! Music, Angel Cross Music, Shawnee Press, Inc., Azul Music Multimidia Ltda

[Singing Tree]
Purchased "EFL Singing Tree" with star topper from EFL-Designs.com in December 2021.
Tree has 300 WS2811 bullet pixels and the star topper has 50 pixels for a total of 350 pixels.
Tree model was downloaded from EFL-Designs.com and Star model used xlights native star model.
Star model is configured as 1 string of 50 Nodes/String with 2 layers with an Outer to Inner Ratio of 2.62

[3D Model]
ArrowWood 4199578.obj/.mtl was created with SketchUp Pro 2021 version 21.0.339 64-bit (Free Evaluation) using a .skp file generated by Hover app as input.
squarebush*.obj/mtl was created using Blender v2.79b
bigtree.obj/mtl was created using Blender v2.79b
Defined ruler with G2 Garage width = 190.75"
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Thanks, John. I happen to live in the Town of Bethlehem in New York. This will be a great addition to the show.
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