This arrangement of Sweet Hour of Prayer will work well as a prelude, an offertory, or during a time of reflection in a worship service. It would also be a lovely addition to a sacred concert. Teaching opportunities include encouraging ringers to bring out melodic sections (such as the handchime melody beginning with the pickup to measure 5, and the bass melody in measures 25-28.)
Voicing: 3, 4 or 5 octaves handbells with optional 3 octaves handchimes
Composer: William B. Bradbury, 1816-1868
Arranger: Mary Lou Fast
Tune source: SWEET HOUR
CGB1140 3, 4 or 5 octaves handbells with optional 3 octaves handchimes 4.95
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