This versatile reproducible collection is sure to be a hit with both handchime and handbell choirs! These creative arrangements of folk melodies are accessible for beginning groups looking to play something
Suggested for 13 ringers and printed in a nontraditional 4-staff format, Air in D is a creative setting of the J. S. Bach favorite. The bottom staff is for the malleted bass line, mimicking
Michael Glasgow has arranged the third movement of Mendelssohn's classic Songs without Words for five or six octaves of handbells. This spirited work will be a fantastic addition to concert
This exciting arrangement of the first movement Mendelssohn's famous Violin Concerto is sure to bring some Romantic-era flair into your ensemble! The main theme is punctuated by mallets in the bass and
The beloved second movement of Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 (K. 467) is commonly known as the "Elvira Madigan" concerto for its inclusion in the 1967 film of the same name. Michael J. Glasgow was
As Rain from the Clouds, a hymn found in the Evangelical Lutheran Worship hymnal, is based on the familiar Scottish tune AFTON WATER, or Flow Gently, Sweet Afton. The lyrics of the
This piece combines a beautiful melody with a sustained, arpeggiated accompaniment. It moves through two contrasting sections of increased activity before returning, in arched form, to its principle
This dance-band-style original by Leroy Anderson was ranked the #1 song of 1952. Its charismatic melody, traditional tango style, and subtle blues influences captured the spirit of the era, and it became a
Filled with energy, this original composition will keep ringers busy and engaged. The upbeat opening section utilizes syncopation, malleting, and martellatos. A slower, contrasting middle section employs
The accessible Chime On reproducible collection will be useful in schools, churches and retirement centers. Written by seven master handbell composers and arrangers, the contents include a
Master teacher, composer and conductor Bill Mathis offers a lovely handbell setting of Debussy’s exquisite Clair de Lune. While the notes are relatively easy, the piece offers great teaching
Clarion Call is a bold, triumph suitable for concerts, festivals, and worship services. The opening sounds the "clarion call" with energetic fanfare. Bass bells provide a drum-like accompaniment
From Handel to Mozart to Vivaldi and more, Classical Favorites for Twelve Bells is ideal for times when you may need some variety in your program, as it offers sacred, secular and crossover titles.
As with joy, handbells can take on many colors. This arrangement brings out those different colors through the variety of techniques used to express all the sounds of the instrument. Easily learned, ringers
Perfect for a Sunday morning prelude or a lovely, quiet change of pace in a concert setting, this original composition is a meditative piece featuring a lyrical and memorable melody. The martellato
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