Now the Holly Bears a Berry
"Now the Holly Bears a Berry" is a lilting, spirited setting of the traditional Cornish carol, known as the SANS DAY CAROL, for 3-5 octave handbell choir optional handchimes. It is appropriate for all occasions during the Christmas season. Because of the text of the carol, this piece is appropriate for Passion Sunday and Easter as well. Pay close attention to dynamic markings throughout the piece and take care where the dynamics change suddenly. Strive for a clean ringing and damping technique, play musically and let the music flow with spirit from beginning to end. Measures total 72.