Handbell choir (3-6 octaves) with optional 3-5 octave handchimes - Grade 3
Arranged by John Carter & Kathleen Wissinger. Blues-Gospel-Spirituals, Christmas, Sacred. Handbell score. 8 pages. Published by Hope Publishing Company (HP.2528).
Item Number: HP.2528
Scriptural Reference: Isaiah 52:7, Luke 2:8-20, Matthew 28:19.
Kathleen Wissinger lively rendition of this Christmas spiritual is adapted from a piano solo by John Carter. The catchy refrain is supported by a lilting accompaniment in 12/8. Optional 3-5 oct. handchimes may play the verses (set in 4/4) for contrast. This clever arrangement is sure to be an uplifting addition to any Christmas service or concert.