The inspiring organ arrangement of this well-known tune has been skillfully set for handbells by Kevin McChesney. This version can also function to accompany the singing of the hymn. An extra ossia optional
United is a commission written for two handbell choirs of varied levels. Musically, it is rhythmic, with a quieter B section. It is not extremely difficult and would be achievable by two
Extensive use of handchimes throughout this arrangement give the LAUDES DOMINI hymn tune a fresh setting. Moving along at quick tempo, the piece has contrasting sections in major and minor with interesting
The passionate lyrics of this well-known hymn provide the impetus for this 3-6 octave handbell setting. Each verse grows in intensity, providing the backdrop to the final verse: "When I stand in glory, I
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
Celebrate Christ's triumphal entry into Jerusalem with this dynamic arrangement from the pen of Jason W. Krug. The fanfare and processional statements of the tune frame a sensitive hand chime presentation
Liven up your Sunday worship with this medley of two African American spirituals. This piece will engage your ringers with syncopation and dotted eighth and sixteenth rhythms, as well as various stopped
In response to the tragic shootings in Orlando on June 12, 2016, this original piece was composed for all who have lost loved ones due to hate, intolerance, and violence. Appropriate for worship, festivals,
Utilizing the UNION SEMINARY hymn tune, this arrangement features nice, thick harmonic writing that will keep all your ringers engaged. There is a middle section scored completely for handchimes to create a
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This arrangement of the RESIGNATION hymn tune is for 3-6 octave handbells. The generous use of the LV technique creates a flowing texture that adds to the beauty of this hymn setting.
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This arrangement of James Moore's venerable hymn is perfect for communion or for a baptism. The use of suspended mallets and optional handchimes evokes a warm and inviting sound to the listener. This is an
Swing Low is a lively combination of Swing Low, Sweet Chariot and Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen. Full of catchy, syncopated rhythms and jazzy harmonies, this rhythmic romp
Glorious Spirit is a tribute to the memory of two men: Alan, a slain police officer, and Ansel, a young man taken too early by illness; the work was jointly commissioned by their mothers. Four very
This piece based on the tune Star of the County Down was commissioned by Area 7. With options for a flute and boudran and creative use of marts, ring touches, echoes, and thumb damps, this 3-6
Meditative and reflective, this magnificent piece weaves together three tunes about peace. Jason Krug's flowing and expressive arrangement is a perfect addition for any communion service or time of
Quietly reflecting Gerald P. Coleman’s meaningful and heartfelt text, Sandra Eithun has arranged The Lamb (WINTER) for 3–6 octave handbells, optional handchimes, and optional solo or unison
This commissioned original begins with a nine-measure free processional with numerous optional repeats that segues into a joyous theme accompanied by active eighth notes. Chimes are used to color
Rhythm and drive prevail throughout Peggy Bettcher's 3-5 octave arrangement of this popular contemporary worship song. The hymn My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less adds a classic
Celebrating the coronation of our Savior and King, here is an easy, straightforward setting of two familiar hymn tunes, CORONATION and DIADEMATA. With no bell changes but plenty of techniques, this
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True to a toccata, this arrangement based on the tune KING'S WESTON flies along with fiery rhythms and continuous intensity from beginning to end. The second stanza features a unique twist where the tune is
This fast-paced, exciting original composition was designed to honor the legacy of Cynthia Dobrinski. The rhythms are somewhat syncopated, yet not too challenging. The judicious usage of martellato and
Julie Stitt has arranged two well-known songs by Marty Haugen for handbells, optional handchimes and flute. This setting captures the beauty of these tunes and offers them in interesting and moving ways.
Michael Helman has skillfully set Daniel Schutte's beloved tune in this expressive arrangement that is ideal for concerts, festivals, and worship. The key changes will keep your ringers engaged, and the
The revered Hallelujah Chorus receives a fresh treatment in this lilting arrangement. Thoughtful and well-placed martellato lifts and malleted bells punctuate this crowd-pleasing piece.
Written in honor of master conductor and arranger Bill Griffin, this is a stunning arrangement by Jason Krug. Krug explores different harmonies to help distinguish each verse. He also takes the melody from
This is a jubilant original for organ and handbells by Sondra Tucker. The organ part is idiomatic and a bit of a challenge, the handbell part is the same. Written for the AGO Southwest Convention in
This meaningful arrangement of the Navy Hymn is given a superb treatment by Jason Krug utilizing both bells and chimes. From the slow beginning to the dramatic third verse and the peaceful
This buoyant original composition by Brenda Austin is a beautiful affirmation of praise, inspired by Psalm 150:6. In addition to standard stopped-sound techniques, ringers will enjoy executing the mallet
With constant flowing sixteenth notes, arranger Matthew Compton gives the tune BEACH SPRING a refreshing and meditative setting. Well worth the challenge, this arrangement will make a fine addition to any
Arnold Sherman's rhythmic setting of this eminent hymn is derived from a Joel Raney piano setting. The dynamic opening is followed by a gentle, reflective verse before returning to a grand modulation and
After a short fanfare introduction, Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart presents the hymn tune MARION in three settings: a traditional 4/4 hymn form; a more meditative setting in 3/4 time, with the melody in
This new setting of CORONATION is brimming with energy and excitement! It contrasts a malleted accompaniment in the outer sections with a flowing triplet motif in the middle. Sure to be a
Inspire your congregation to contemplate God's love with this graceful and elegant arrangement. Swings, suspended bells, echos and more give the piece interest and color. Make this a meaningful part of your
This Arnold Sherman transcription of a Joel Raney piano setting offers a flowing, peaceful presentation of William B. Bradbury's beloved hymn tune. Filled with LV accompaniment figures in the bass section
Master arranger Kevin McChesney gives this familiar tune a truly triumphant character. The setting uses 3-6 octaves of handbells and optional handchimes and keyboard. Although the keyboard is optional, it
This upbeat original piece was commissioned by the Handbell Musicians of America Area 7 in honor of their Area Chair, Lori Potter. In ABA form, the reflective B section contrasts the rhythmic and joyously
From start to finish, the intensity builds in this wonderful arrangement of the beloved gospel hymn. Each stanza broadens with increased inner movement, includes echoes in the middle, then culminates in
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
Tambourine, triangle, wind chimes and malleted handbells add sparkle to this impelling arrangement of a lesser-known hymn tune. The variety of moods caused by the mix of major and minor modes and the
A lively setting, highlighted by swings and martellato lifts in the upper bells, this brings a fresh new feel to the traditional hymn. Flowing lines and wonderful chord progressions bring
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