Iris (Angels we have heard on high) - Descant plus trumpet

Composer
French or Flemish carol melody
Arranger
Parts
Full details...
page one of Iris (Angels we have heard on high) - Descant plus trumpet

Which method of viewing music should I use?

Score Exchange has two methods to display previews of music: seView which uses regular html and javascipt and the Scorch plug-in from Avid which needs to be downloaded and installed onto your computer. Both have advantages and disadvantages:

seView

seView, is the most compatible option. You should be able to view music on all modern web browsers including most mobile devices. Even if your device does not support javascript you should still be able to preview at least page one of the music.

You do not need to install any additional software to use seView.

Scorch

Scorch is a free plug-in from Avid for displaying and printing music. It can also play the music that you're seeing. As modern web browsers are updated, Scorch is no longer compatible with many browsers. Scorch has never been compatible with mobile devices and some web browsers on Mac computers.

If your web browser does not install Scorch automatically, you can click here to download and install scorch manually.

Static preview

The static preview shows a basic image of the first page.

Interactive preview

The interactive preview also shows a preview of the first page, but it's a bit slower to load. The preview is displayed using the Sibelius Cloud Publishing technology from Avid. With most scores, this technology will provide a higher quality preview, as well as being able to switch to full screen mode and also play the displayed music to you.

Printing after purchase

After you have purchased this item the Cloud Publishing technology is utilised to provide the printing mechanism for the music. As such, we recommend checking that the Interactive Preview displays correctly on your device before committing to a purchase.

Full details

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".

The title is sometimes given as "Gloria" when the words used are "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 johnross@dunelm.org.uk and I will send you an amended PDF.

Parts are provided for Trumpet in C and Trumpet in Bb.


Score ID
198969
Composer
French or Flemish carol melody
Arranger
Year of arrangement
2017
Lyricist
James Chadwick (1813-1882)
Difficulty
Easy (Grades 1-3)
Duration
1 minute
Instrumentation
Choir + keyboard
Genre
Other
Instrumental parts
Licensing

For anything not permitted by the above licence then you should contact the publisher first to obtain permission.

Reviews of Iris (Angels we have heard on high) - Descant plus trumpet

Sorry, there's no reviews of this score yet. Please .

You might also like...