Christmas Bells (SATB)

Choir SATB a cappella

Music: Michael Aschauer
Lyrics: Henry W. Longfellow (1807-1882)
Order no.: C6021
€ 2.35 (incl. VAT, excl. postage & packaging)
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Minimum order quantity 20 copies
Quantity discounts:
from 30 copies -15% = € 2.00
from 40 copies -20% = € 1.88
from 50 copies -25% = € 1.76

Practice Mp3

Written in 1864 under the impact of the American Civil War, Henry W. Longfellow’s poem Christmas Bells articulates the yearning for peaceful coexistence.
In Michael Aschauer’s setting, the tone-painting represented Christmas bells announce peace to the world in a style almost reminiscent of folk songs. The sombre tones which suddenly interrupt to give graphic expression to humanity’s doubt fade away again – it is the bells which speak the truth and reaffirm the protection of God’s omnipresence. This choral piece with its subtle reflection of the text and its captivating melody will not fail to affect the audience in Christmas concerts and religious services.

Sheet music downloads (e-prints)

By making it possible to download sheet music in the form of e-prints, Helbling for the first time offers you the economical option of purchasing individual titles from its choral books and choral series in quantities to match the number of singers in the choir (minimum order quantity 20 copies) as well as separate instrumental parts. The user rights that you acquire when purchasing music as downloads (printable pdf files) are stated on the sheets.

Christmas Bells (SATB) (e-print) € 2.10
Quantity discounts: from 30 copies -15% = € 1.79
from 40 copies -20% = € 1.68
from 50 copies -25% = € 1.58

Audio downloads (complete recordings)

With audio downloads, Helbling for the first time offers you the option buying full-length individual choral recordings in mp3 format. Our catalogue of audio downloads for purchase, which we are gradually expanding, is an extension of our online list of short audio clips (free clips of about 40 seconds in length), which have proved so popular with both choir directors and singers alike. In addition, the audio CDs accompanying the choral books will continue to be available as a popular audio library for both choir directors and singers.

Christmas Bells (SATB) (Gesamtaufnahme-MP3) € 1.99

Practice mp3s for private rehearsal of the choral parts

With their instrumental practice mp3s for download for every choral part, Helbling offers an ideal aid for rehearsal at home. When practising, every singer will hear their own choral part highlighted on the piano, but integrated into the choral arrangement playing in the background. This enables singers to practise their parts while at the same time listening, and also reading from the choral score, allowing them to give depth to their singing experience and to achieve a high personal level of music reading skill.

Christmas Bells (SATB) (Übe-MP3-Paket) € 4.99


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