Joy in the Morning composed by Natalie Sleeth. Arranged by Martha Lynn Thompson. For handbell choir (3-5 octaves). Sacred, Contemporary, Eternal Life, Kingdom, Promise, Easter. Grade 2. Handbell score. Published by Hope Publishing Company (HP.1973).
Far and away the best-selling anthem in the Hope catalog with over one million copies sold, Natalie Sleeth's "Joy in the Morning" is a true classic. This is indispensable choral music! The separate brass parts are B-flat Trumpets 1 & 2, and Trombones 1 & 2. The full orchestration by Mark Kellner consists of parts for: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Trumpet 1, 2, & 3, Horns 1 & 2, Trombone 1, 2 & 3 (or Tuba), Snare, Percussion, Timpani, Harp, Violins, Violas, Cellos, and Basses.