(Grades K-8, 20 Minutes) Inspired by the 19th century children's story "The Bell of Atri," four bell sounds represent the seasonal themes of Hope, Peace. Love and Joy in this easy to stage, multi-generation program. Features simple narration and dialog, with speaking and non-speaking roles for 7-10 people, and the flexibility to include additional dialog and characters as needed. Each bell "sound pattern" may be played by handbells, choir chimes or keyboard.
Songs Include: Ding Dong! Merrily on High · Hush, My Child · Do You Hear What I Hear? · We Three Kings · Arrest These Foreign Gentlemen! (to the tune of God Bless You Merry, Gentlemen) · and O Come, Let Us Adore Him/He is Born.