How Great Our Joy
The glorious sounds of Christmas ring continuously from beginning to end in this magnificent montage of four joyous carols of the season. Rhythmically, the bell parts are not difficult, and are scored with ample doubling for balance and added confidence. The keyboard part may be performed on organ or piano. For the greatest effect, have your ringers and congregation/audience experience the dynamic Brant Adams orchestration either with the available full score (LC201366L) and parts or with the Accompaniment CD (A231). Measures total 166 and the duration is approximately 5 minutes and 15 seconds. The orchestration includes a conductor's score and parts for:2 flutes (or 1 flute, 1 piccolo), oboe/English horn, 2 Bb clarinets, bassoon, 2 horns ,3 Bb trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, timpani, various percussion, harp, 2 violins, viola, cello, and double bass.