Simple GiftsShaker Tune / arr. Brenda Austin Handbells 3-5 Octaves Sheet Grade: 3 (Intermediate Ringers) Item: 00-44245
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Ringers and audiences alike will enjoy this exciting new rendition of the classic Shaker tune, Simple Gifts by new contributor Brenda Austin. Ringers will enjoy using many techniques and textures to tell the story of Christ's birth, death, and resurrection. The third stanza, set in minor, uses chimes to create a haunting sound depicting the mournful death of Christ. The arrangement concludes with Christ's glorious resurrection in a spirited mallet section.