Composed by Hal H. Hopson. Arranged by Barbara R. Broome. Contemporary, General, Sacred. Handbell score. 14 pages. Published by Hope Publishing Company (HP.2240).
Item Number: HP.2240
Scriptural Reference: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13, Ephesians 3:17, Galatians 5:22, John 13:34, John 15:11-12, Daniel 7:9, Ecclesiastes 3:11, Exodus 3:6, Hebrews 6:13, Isaiah 40:31, James 1:17, Philippians 2:9-11, Revelation 4:8-11, Revelation 22:4-5, 1 John 4:7.
Hal Hopson's "The Gift of Love," which is based on I Cor. 13, is a beautiful American Folk tune that works splendidly on handbells. This duet arrangement was commissioned for a wedding and would also be appropriate for special anniversaries, Valentine's Day, or general occasions.