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 Title: Joy to the World 
  Artist Name: Trad. 
 Instrument: Trumpet 
 Style: Traditional Christmas
  Difficulty: difficulty level 2  
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About 'Joy to the World'

Artist: Trad. (biography)
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The Artist:Traditional Music of unknown author.
Composition Date:1719
Composition Info:"Joy to the World" is a popular Christmas carol.
The words are by English hymn writer Isaac Watts, based on Psalm 98 in the Bible. The song was first published in 1719 in Watts' collection; The Psalms of David: Imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship. Watts wrote the words of "Joy to the World" as a hymn glorifying Christ's triumphant return at the end of the age, rather than a song celebrating His first coming. Only the second half of Watts' lyrics are still used today.

The music was adapted and arranged to Watts' lyrics by Lowell Mason in 1839 from an older melody which was then believed to have originated from Handel, not least because the theme of the refrain (And heaven and nature sing...) appears in the orchestra opening and accompaniment of the recitative Comfort ye from Handel's Messiah, and the first four notes match the beginning of the choruses Lift up your heads and Glory to God from the same oratorio. However, Handel did not compose the entire tune. The name "Antioch" is generally used for the tune.
Number of Pages1
Difficulty LevelEasy Level: Recommended for Beginners with some playing experience



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theNabi
May God Lord God give you wisdom, faith and happiness and believe God Lord God the way that you believe in Him and that is how are going to see Him. And prostate yourselves facing the sun at 6am, 9am, 12noon, 3pm and 6pm with words ';I thank you God Lord God - hallelujah amen.';
28 months ago

ByrdMiddleSchoolBand
awesome fun

I love to use this as a amazing warm up :D
5 years ago

sebastiantrumpet
this is a very fun and easy song i';ll rate it 5/5
6 years ago








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