Choir Sheet Music
Alfred Choral Designs
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Simple Joy (Simple Gifts / Joy to the World) arranged by Sally K. Albrecht. Choir Secular. 3-Part Mixed Choir (SAB). Choral Octavo. Choral Designs. Christmas; Folk; Winter. Choral Octavo. 12 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.23067).
Sally K. Albrecht shows her choral artistry in this stunning arrangement entitled Simple Joy. A creative pairing of the Shaker tune "Simple Gifts" and Handel's "Joy to the World" with the addition of beautiful new lyrics, an integral accompaniment figure, and a glorious, majestic finish. Choirs of all levels will be at their best this Christmas with logical part writing in all voicings. The optional SoundTrax CD and instrumental SoundPax are striking.
Inst. Parts Available (choral); Recorded Acc. Available.
Location: from Indiana
November 14, 2007
What a nice arrangement of two traditional melodies, Simple Gifts and Joy to the World. The arranger did a superb job of interweaving both melodies. Perfect arrangement for a small, average church choir.
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