Handbell choir (3-5 octaves) with optional 3-4 octave handchimes - Grade 2
Composed by Gustav Holst (1874-1934). Arranged by Susan Geschke. Christmas, Sacred. Handbell score. 8 pages. Published by Hope Publishing Company (HP.2363).
Item Number: HP.2363
Scriptural Reference: Luke 2:8-20, Matthew 2:1-12.
Using only legato ringing, this gently flowing setting conveys a sense of peace and tranquility surrounding the birth of the Christ child. Optional handchimes in the middle section provide a lovely contrasting treatment of the melody. Not difficult, this level 2 piece is accessible to virtually all choirs.