Alleluia Let Praises Ring
Written for the 1999 Lutheran Hymn Festival at Meyerson Symphony Hall in Dallas, Texas, the choral fantasy on"Alleluia! Let Praises Ring" (WIE SCHÖN LEUCHTET) may be sung as an anthem, hymn of praise, or choral prelude to the hymn,"Alleluia! Let Praises Ring!" Pitched percussion instruments (Orff and other malleted or rung instruments) may be used in addition to handbells to accompany the vocal forces. Instrumental parts included on score. This work is appropriate for Trinity Sunday and other times of praise and celebration. 11 handbells in the 4 octave range are suggested. 48 measures.