Christmastime Alleluia

Gospel Acclamation for the Christmas Season

by James Chepponis

1997 GIA Publications, Inc.

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Vocal Forces: SATB, Cantor, Assembly

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Instrumental parts included: C Instrument, B-flat Instrument, 2 or 3 octaves Handbells

Separate Instruments: Trumpet I in B-flat, Trumpet I in C, Trumpet II in B-flat, Trumpet II in C, Trombone I, Trombone II, Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello, Percussion

Tune Name: Adeste fideles

Text Source: Lectionary for Mass

Series: Christmas

Difficulty Level: E


Based on ADESTE FIDELES this joyous alleluia arrangement for Christmas is easy for your assembly to learn but packs a festive punch. The simple handbell part, along with the orchestrations for strings, brass, timpani, and glockenspiel, make this an alleluia that will triumphantly announce the birth of the Savior. Not to be missed!

SATB voices part is optional, guitar, b-flat or c instrument and 18 handbells. Percussion is for Glockenspiel.

Categories: Choral Vocal

Seasonal: Christmastide

Liturgical: Christmas, Holy Family, Mary, Mother of God, Epiphany, Baptism of the Lord

Rites: Gospel Acclamation

Scored for: Brass, Handbell, Mixed Ensemble, Other, Percussion, Strings, Woodwinds

Ensemble/Orchestration: Quartet

Number of Pages: 8

Format: Octavo