This arrangement of the beloved communion hymn moves gracefully from 4/4 to 3/4 time, providing a good introduction to mixed meter. Ringers should be sure to emphasize the melody, particularly when it appears in the inner voices, and maintain a legato line throughout.
Voicing: 2 or 3 octaves handbells
Composer/Arranger: Robert E. Kreutz/ Sondra K. Tucker
The tune "Sicilian Mariners" is treated in a bouncy, joyful style, with malleted bass and rung treble bells. The optional use of sleigh bells lends a festive spirit to the original introduction and in...