This is a valuable resource for teaching and reinforcing some basic yet essential music skills needed to ring handbells. Keeping a steady beat and visually tracking music from beat to beat (and measure to
This flexible and solid level 1 arrangement is playable by 2-5 octave handbell or handchime groups, making it an excellent choice for choirs ringing with some absentees. The stately hymn tune DUKE STREET is
This Level 1 piece is sure to enthrall your beginning ringers with its setting based on the hymn tune MADRID and the text "Loud praise to Christ the King!" This is a great teaching piece that also features
This delightful reproducible collection features five arrangements of increasing difficulty to take your beginning bell choir through the year. Playable by either handbells or handchimes, this collection
This 19th-century Dakota hymn is a unique addition to the church repertoire, and is appropriate any time the focus is on creation. The arrangement is simple and plaintive, featuring repetitive rhythms, very
Ring and Sing the Seasons is a reproducible collection comprised of both seasonal and general use hymn arrangements. The arrangements feature very simple rhythms and chords for handbells or
This original work is a brilliant teaching piece for beginning ringers. In keeping with Level One guidelines, the music does not contain any subdivision of the beat, has one prepared handbell change,
An original composition titled Chapel Chimings, by Dan R. Edwards, for 3 octave handbells or handchimes. Level I. This piece brings to mind bells pealing from a small chapel, calling people to a
Breathe on Me, Breath of God is a gentle, thoughtful setting of the hymn tune TRENTHAM. It offers ringers the opportunities of developing musical phrasing, controlling dynamics, and focusing on the
This collection offers approachable Level 1 music by some of today's finest composers and arrangers. Meeting your needs for all aspects of the Easter and spring seasons, this book contains an eclectic mix
This simple setting of a favorite melody begins with a quiet introduction. The melody is first heard in the upper voices accompanied by quarter notes. It is then repeated in the middle voices
The classic hymn Come, Thou Almighty King has been given a highly accessible new setting by Anna Laura Page. It is based on the ITALIAN HYMN and is appropriate for general worship services
The popular Chime In series continues with two gospel favorites: Just as I Am and It Is Well With My Soul. John Behnke creatively arranged both for Level 1 ringers to build their
This arrangement will keep your ringers engaged as they encounter multiple opportunities to improve their handbell proficiency. Martellato, martellato lift, echo, LV, and shake techniques all appear in this
This innovative suite for 2 to 5 octaves offers ringers three upbeat pieces, carefully scored for successive learning experiences: Adoration, a bold processional with simple chords; Leap of
With extensive use of the echo and mart, this arrangement for youth and beginning choirs is an interesting and expressive hymn of praise. The quarter note chords throughout build confidence, but be
Michael Ryan's arrangement is perfect for services throughout the year as a hymn of response to the Word of the Lord, calling for commitment and maturity in our walk with God. This tender and thoughtful
Chime In: Songs of Praise 2 continues the popular series with two accessible hymn arrangements of A Mighty Fortress Is Our God and Now Thank We All Our God. These
This simple setting of the classic hymn, also known as Ash Grove, provides a charming addition to any worship service or school program. With notes a quarter note or larger, thumb damps and a
The easy settings in this fourth volume of the popular series will appeal to beginning handbell/handchime choirs as well as more advanced choirs looking for interesting, quick-to-learn shorter arrangements.
Original introductory and transitional music is combined with two recognized hymn tunes to create an offering for Thanksgiving or any moment of thankful worship. Includes For the Beauty of the Earth
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