Joy to the World
Arr. © 1977 GIA.
Item #: G-9190
Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello, Bass
Issac Watts, 1674–1748, alt.
Attr. George Frideric Handel, 1685–1759
This setting of “Joy to the World” has a “Handelian” feel, complete with a sly quotation from the “Hallelujah” chorus at the end. Stanzas 2 and 3 are combined and set in fugal fashion. Fun to sing, it will become a favorite of the choir and the congregation!
The string bass part is optional.
Christmas Vigil, Christmas Night, Christmas Dawn, Christmas Day
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