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Soprano Cornet E^b part from Hallelujah from "The Messiah"

Handel arr Dave B Elliott
4 minutes

Background: I have been a long-admirer of the majestic Hallelujah Chorus, and when looking for a unique piece for the timbrels in Christmas 2011, was inspired to write this arrangement.

The original piece is one of the most well-known parts of Handel’s Messiah, and popular (of course) particularly around Christmas.

(Written especially for the Cannock S.A. Band timbrels 2011.)

Suggested playing: The piece should keep a good striving beat, with special emphasis on each time the melody repeats the phrase “Hallelujah”.

It is a modern (and different) arrangement of the traditional version, but should try and re-enact the same excitement and majesty.

Clearly the band parts are merely an accompaniment, but should give the audience the desire to tap their feet along to the beat.

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