Angels from the Realms of Glory Trumpet Duet Hymn

Angels from the Realms of Glory is number 20 in the Trumpet Hymn Duets series. While it’s widely known as a Christmas carol, the original tune, Regents Square, is used for many traditional Christian hymns.



Angels from the Realms of Glory

James Montgomery, Henry T. Smart
Arr. Eddie Lewis

You might be thinking, “why is Eddie Lewis including a Christmas carol in his Trumpet Hymn Duets series and book?” The truth is, Angels from the Realms of Glory shares the same tune, “Regents Square”, as literally dozens of traditional Christian hymns. The only reason I used Angels from the Realms of Glory as the title is because this is the hymn that most people associate with the Regents Square melody.

I think the second most popular hymn on this tune is probably Christ is Made the Sure Foundation.

Trumpet Hymn Duets

Angels from the Realms of Glory is trumpet duet number twenty in the Trumpet Hymn Duets series. This is a series of trumpet duets written in a way that utilizes creative compositional techniques while at the same time remaining true to the harmonies and mood of the original hymn.

I will probably continue to write more of these duets in the future, but after we finish Trumpet Hymn Duet number twenty-one, we will be taking a break from the series to spend time compiling them all into a book.

If you are interested in browsing all of the Trumpet Hymn Duets, then we invite you to click the following button to go to a page dedicated to those trumpet duets.

You Play First Chair Trumpet Play-Along

We have a trumpet play-along video for this Trumpet Hymn Duet that gives you an opportunity to take the piece for a test drive.

Blog Post

I did write a blog post for this arrangement of Angels from the Realms of Glory. You can read that post by clicking on the following button:

Video Demo

Here is a video of this arrangement. We hope you enjoy it.

Additional information

Appropriate For

Christmas, Church – Postlude, Church – Prelude, Church Service (General), Easter, Palm Sunday

Composition Style

Hymn, March


3 to 5 minutes

Key Signature

B Flat Concert, C Concert

Skill Level

3 Trumpet Player, 4 Trumpet Apprentice

Time Signature



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