Long Ago Prophets Knew
This simple yet musically powerful arrangement of PERSONENT HODIE for handbells and/or handchimes employs recurring rhythmic patterns and full chords. The option of doubling bass bells and chimes on the refrain provides rich added color. With its alternate title, ‚?oLong Ago, Prophets Knew‚?Ě it is appropriate for both Advent and Christmas. Published in compatible editions for 2-3 and 3-7 octaves, the arrangement will fit beautifully in worship services and concert programs.
Voicing: 2 or 3 octaves handbells and/or handchimes
Composer: Gustav Holst
Arranger: Carol Lynn Mizell
Tune source: PERSONENT HODIE
Season: Advent, Christmas
CGB1029 On This Day Earth Shall Ring (3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 octaves)