Until the Day Breathes and the Shadows Flee (handbell choir reproducible master score)
UNTIL THE DAY BREATHES AND THE SHADOWS FLEE (PRAYER FOR THE HOLOCAUST) - Derek Hakes - 5 or 7 octave handchimes (or handbells) with handbell tree and optional cello - Level III
Subtitled "Prayer for the Holocaust", this ethereal and emotive original work bears the following dedication: "Written for the city of Carmel, Indiana, Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony - 'Legacies of Justice' April 24, 2006." Originally written for handbell solo with piano (see Related Products below), this piece has been expanded for 5 or 7 octave handbell or handchime choir and optional cello.
The optional cello part was written by Timothy Mahr.
The audio preview is a performance by the St. Olaf Handbell Choir (Jill Mahr, director) from November 17, 2008.
Composer / Arranger: Derek Hakes
Publisher: Sonology Music
Handbell Choir: Difficulty: Level III
Handbell Choir: Octaves: 5+ Octaves