CHRISTMAS EVE (SARAJEVO 12/24) – Paul O’Neill and Robert Kinkel/arr. Hart Morris – 5-7 octaves handbells with optional 3-7 octaves handchimes and optional cello, flute, and percussion – Level III+
The rock band Trans-Siberian Orchestra had a big hit with this fast, energetic arrangement of Carol of the Bells. Driving rhythms propel this exciting title. Includes quotes from God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen as well. There are options to add cello, flute, tubular chimes, and suspended cymbal.