Battle Hymn of the Republic
Harmony, tempo, key changes and ringing techniques add excitement to this bold fanfare. Bells alone may perform this piece, or add the optional organ and/or brass ensemble and timpani. Ensemble is two trumpets, French horn, two trombones, Tuba and Timpani. Congregation/audiences and performers alike will enjoy this powerful, dynamic piece. Bells are kept busy the whole time. This work is 74 measures and is scored in the keys of G Major, Ab Major, and C Major.