Bell Peal on How Great Our Joy
Combine shepherds on a hillside with an English bell tower and you'll have a good idea of this carol setting! A good step-up piece from Level one repertoire, the main challenges in this piece are the bell changes (mostly D#s) and the tempo (quarter = 126-138). Care should be taken to observe the dynamics, as they play an important role in this work. Performance notes should help to clear up any problems. "Bell Peal on 'How Great Our Joy'" is 76 measures and is scored in e minor.