Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
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This well-known masterwork by J. S. Bach has been arranged by Bob Siltman to include handbells.
The voicing is arranged to fit an early adolescent all-male chorus, but it could be sung by mixed groups as well. It
may be accompanied by piano, or harpsichord, if handbells are unavailable.
audio is a live performance.
Music: Johann Sebastian
Arranger: by Bob Siltman
Voicing: Three-part variable
Accompaniment: Piano, Harpsichord, or Handbells
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The rendition on
the audio is the Texas Region XI All-Region