Earth and All Stars
Gentle, lyrical lines open this arrangement by Sandra Eithun of David N. Johnson’s tune EARTH AND ALL STARS for 3–5(6) octave handbells and 3–5(7) octave handchimes. Perfect for developing ensembles, this piece offers straightforward rhythms with the opportunity for groups to work on balance between melody and accompanying patterns. Success can be had in a short amount of rehearsal time. This arrangement is ideal for church, concert, or festival use throughout the year. The tune is used at Easter with “Alleluia! Jesus Is Risen” and year round with “Earth and All Stars.” Key of F major. 89 measures.