The plaintive melody of this arrangement sits atop a flowing accompaniment of either bells or chimes, symbolizing Christ's sacrifice for us. The melody moves from the treble bells to the bass bells with
A unique interpretation on the traditional hymn tune, this arrangement's haunting opening melody immediately elicits vivid imagery of shepherds traversing a cold, dark night to see the newborn King. It
Full of rhythmic energy, this 15th-century English carol will make a festive addition to Christmas concerts and events that call for a Renaissance flair. Open fifths and syncopations in every register
Bringing the spirit and joy of the hymn's text to the forefront, this exuberant song of hope is exciting for the whole congregation. The fast-paced malleted or thumb-damped sections are a joy to ring!
This majestic, regal arrangement, with its bold and dramatic introduction, is the perfect prelude or offertory selection to shake the rafters. Syncopation of the traditional hymn melody gives it a modern
An attainable arrangement for developing choirs, this piece uses mallets, thumb damps, echo, and shakes to accentuate the majestic tune in a pleasing and challenging way.
Brenda Austin's lively setting of LANCASHIRE bookends a somber, harmonic middle section with a majestic and rhythmic accompaniment that supports a flowing melody. In addition to Easter services, this piece
Rhythmic and upbeat, this arrangement will encourage vibrant and energetic praise of God. It includes a variety of mallet and stopped sounds, a slower middle section that can be played on handchimes, and an
This bold setting of NICAEA will be the highlight of your next celebratory service or concert. While the arrangement is majestic with handbells alone, options for trumpet solo or duet, brass quintet, and
Sandra Eithun crafted this hauntingly beautiful setting of KINGSFOLD with the text of I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say in mind. The compelling mood is established through stunningly ethereal harmonies and use
This triumphant setting offers a unique interpretation of the beloved tune. Syncopation is added to the melody as it flows over a malleted bass line; five- and six-octave choirs should give careful
This creative setting of I Saw Three Ships employs flute (penny whistle) and bodhran (hand drum) to invigorate the festive carol with a dance-like mood. The third stanza is set with strong offbeats
This majestic and noble hymn is the quintessential celebration of Christ's resurrection. This arrangement enables six-octave choirs to use nearly all of their bells while keeping the work playable by
This arrangement of this Christmas spiritual is accessible while also being full of rhythmic interest. Minimal bell changes are balanced with syncopation challenges, all well within reach of most bell
This ethereal arrangement reflects the sleepy town of Bethlehem on the night that Christ was born. Coming together with little effort, the 2-3 and 3-5 octave arrangements are compatible for use in massed
Jason Krug offers a thoughtful and majestic setting of the treasured Christmas song in this elegant arrangement. The tune weaves back and forth between handbells and handchimes. An easy-to-play eighth-note
Mimicking the sound of a drum in title, instrumentation, and technique, this Sandra Eithun arrangement will be a delight during the Christmas season. A mysterious, ethereal introduction leads to an
A dramatic original consisting of two contrasting sections, this piece will thrill and challenge the very best bell choirs. The Pavane section includes a flowing treatment with a beautiful harmonic
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