Stricken Smitten and Afflicted
Stricken, Smitten and Afflicted is an 8-Bell handbell arrangement of the hymn tune O MEIN JESU, ICH MUSS STERBEN utilizing bells G5-G6 by Lauran Delancy. It may be rung with two people in 4-in-Hand or four people in a small ensemble with 2 bells each. An excellent piece for Lent or Holy Week, this piece is contemplative handbell arrangement of the hymn centering on Isaiah 53:3-6. This piece is available in an alternate key for those who prefer to play the piece with more standard handbell assignment positions (spaces in the left hand and lines in the right hand) under the title Stricken, Smitten and Afflicted (Alternate Key). This hymn tune is also paired with the text Spirit, Come, Dispel Our Sadness. All notes are rung and no tables are needed.
Permission is granted to the original purchaser of this music to make sufficient copies for their musicians. May NOT be duplicated for multiple groups. Headless Mallets Publishing HM030.