The Cross, The Grave, The Skies! (Reproducible Handbell Settings of Classic Hymn Tunes for Lent and Easter). Composed by John A. Behnke. For handbells (3-5 octaves) (with optional 3-4 octave handchimes). Handbell collection. Holy Week, Eastertide, Lent, Sacred. Level 2+. Collection. Published by Lorenz Publishing Company (LO.20-1611L).
The wide range of emotions experienced during the journey from Lent through Easter is exquisitely reflected in six artistically crafted hymn-based works. Each of the titles directly reflects the hymn text that it calls to mind, creating an appropriate and authentic musical vehicle for contemplation or celebration. Most of the titles have multiple applications that are listed on the contents page.