Iris (Angels from the realms of glory) - Descant plus trumpet

French or Flemish carol melody
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This tune is named "Iris" because the words "Angels from the realms of glory" were first published in the newspaper "The Sheffield Iris" in 1816. The melody can be found with many variants, the most common being

1. In bars 2 & 6 the rhythm uses two crotchets, while in bars 4 & 8 the descending line is C-Bb-A

2. In bars 2 & 6 the rhythm uses a minim, while in bars 4 & 8 the descending line is A-G-F

The first variant is most commonly found when the tune is set to "Angels from the realms of glory", while the second variant is usually used for the words "Angels we have heard on high". There are other variants, e.g. dotted rhythms are sometimes used. If the details of your words or music don't match those given here, contact me and I will send you an amended PDF.

Parts are included for Trumpet in Bb and Trumpet in C

Score ID
French or Flemish carol melody
Year of arrangement
James Montgomery (1771-1854)
Easy (Grades 1-3)
1 minute
Choir + keyboard
Instrumental parts

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