Haunting and heroic at the same time, 40 Days in the Desert captures struggle and victory within the same breath. Written in single pulse 3/4 time, the strong melodic lines are supported by
Take 1 to 9 ringers on an “Adventure” with this spunky piece that showcases the virtuosity of 1 to 4 ringers playing a Level 2+ non-stop 8-bell 8th-note melody line (using Bell Tree,
This original piece captures the spirit of a jovial festival following a perilous journey. Two stand-alone compatible scores feature an enticing melody supported with strong rhythmic chordal patterns.
A recent hymn celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. It reminds us that Martin Luther was an earnest, down-to-earth man as well as a thoughtful, inspired theologian. Tamara
This simple introspective L1 piece for 3 or 5 octaves is the culmination of a 5-month class composition project at Redeemer Classical School. Step-by-step, the rhythm, melody, chords and structure of the
This split-level handbell composition is a useful resource when teaching students about composition and when you have students with experience and beginners in the same group. Numerous variations on how to
“Friendship” - a very special commission - celebrates the bond of friendship and the joy of ringing together. A cheeky melody showcases fun times in friendship while the middle section takes on
Take a group of lively, creative 5th graders who are in their 2nd year of ringing, lead them through a carefully sequenced composing project and here's the result! A fun, accessible L2 piece with lots of
“Little Rock” is a simple engaging song about creation by Lois Brokering with a repetitive text and a catchy tune. Many performances options are included: 1) Handbell Bell Tree Solo and piano;
"My Paddle's Keen and Bright - II" is based on a beloved "campfire" song, written by Canadian Margaret Embers McGee to honor the First Nations people and their love of the waterways. Part of the "Sing &
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