Born Is the King of Israel - Handbells

'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime / God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen / Coventry Carol / The First Nowell

Arranged by: Matthew Prins

Arr. © 2007 GIA.

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Item #: G-7089     Status: Archived

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Instrumental parts included: 3, 4, or 5 octaves Handbells, 2 octaves Handchimes

Tune Name: Une jeune pucelle, God rest you merry, Coventry carol, The first nowell

Music Source: French carol, 16h c.; English carol, 18th; English carol, 15th c.; trad. English carol

Series: Resounding Faith

Handbell Difficulty Level: 4+


Richly harmonized, the medleys of Twas in the Moon of Wintertime, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, The Coventry Carol, and The First Nowell are juxtaposed with each other. Additionally, this arrangement employs various ringing techniques as an integral part of the orchestration, making it an ideal selection for an advanced handbell choir or for a community group's Christmas program.

3, 4, or 5 octaves Handbells with optional 2 octaves Handchimes

Categories: Handbells

Seasonal: Christmastide

Liturgical: Christmas Vigil, Christmas Night, Christmas Dawn, Christmas Day

Style: Other

Number of Pages: 12

Format: Printed