Handel - Joy to the world for mixed voices (SATB + organ + optional D trumpet)

Composer
Handel
Year of composition
1759
Arranger
Year of arrangement
1996
Lyricist
Isaac Watts
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Choir + keyboard
Instrumental parts
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This straightforward arrangement for mixed voices of the well known Christmas hymn based on music by Handel, needs either a good trumpeter with a D trumpet, accompanied by organ, piano or keyboard, or an organ (pipe or electronic) with a good solo trumpet stop - preferably enclosed - and pedals.

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