Silent Night ((Incorporating J.S. Bach's Prelude in C Major)). Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Josef Mohr, Franz Gr, and Franz Xaver Gruber. Arranged by Eric Lane Barnes. For Choral, Handbells (2-PART). Choral. 12 pages. Published by Shawnee Press (HL.35027112).
The familiar carol, set to J.S. Bach's Prelude in C Major, creates a stunningly beautiful twist to a well-known tune. Though measures have been adjusted from Bach's original work to create a different harmonic sequence, it remains true to the original Bach piece. The optional a cappella section includes a simple bell part written in octaves. Available separately: SATB, opt. handbells; SAB, opt. handbells; 2-part, opt. handbells; PianoTrax CD. Duration: ca. 4:02.