Short & Sweet Hymns of Joy arranged by Susan Geschke. For 3-5 octave handbells. This edition: Complete. Collection. Hymntune, General, Sacred. Grade 1+. Reproducible handbell part. 32 pages. Published by Hope Publishing Company (HP.2567).
Eight of today's most beloved hymn tunes will send your soul soaring in this collection of easy-to-ring settings for beginning handbell or handchime choirs. Just like the title says, each piece is "short and sweet" featuring an introduction and ending, making these ideal stand-alone selections for performance. Eighth notes and chromatic bell changes are used sparingly and there is only one page turn per setting. Designed to make the developing choir sound polished, more advanced choirs will find these pieces a delightful choice when rehearsal time is short. All the music is reproducible making this a real budget stretcher for your bell program!