Two German Christmas Carols - Handbells

Christ Child's Slumber Song / O Come, Little Children

Arranged by: Fred A. Merrett

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Fred Merrett brings together “Christ Child's Slumber Song' and “O Come, Little Children” in this charming and very accessible setting. The melody alternates between the handbells and handchimes, although the piece retains its effectiveness when ringing all handbells.


2 octaves Handbells with optional 2 octaves Handchimes

Series: Resounding Faith

Music Source: Mainz Gesangbuch, 1628; Johann A. P. Schulz, 1747–1800

Style: Other

Number of Pages: 8

Handbell Difficulty Level: 2

Instrumental parts included: 2 octaves Handbells, 2 octaves Handchimes

Suitable for Children: Yes

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

Season: Christmastide

Edition Format: Print

Copyright: Arr. © 2004 GIA.