A fantastic multicultural feature for your handbell choir! Available for 2-3 or 3-5 octave bell choir with optional claves, maracas, congas, or bongos. The percussion parts are available in the full score
Filled with energy and excitement, this original work is a great choice for festivals, or for worship services where you want a vibrant prelude or offertory. The first section of this ABA piece has a
This accessible setting of the American folk tune, Land of Rest, offers a full-sounding arrangement with tall chords and fun techniques added for interest and musicality. The arrangement features
This is a gentle and effective arrangement of the familiar round. Extremely versatile, it includes options to add chimes, flute, or three-part voices in any combination. A plea for peace, this is the
This well-crafted original composition is ideal for a festival, concert, or worship setting looking for a grand and regal statement. Good for the developing choir, techniques make it full of interest,
Brilliant 16th note passages and malleted bass chords highlight this show-stopping adaptation for bells! A festive dialog between treble and bass bells creates different colors, dynamics and textures. The
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
This original composition is the result of a collaboration that celebrates and honors the friendships we make because of handbells. A stately eight-measure introduction may be repeated as a processional if
Jazz riffs and interesting chords give this spiritual arrangement a lot of character and life! EF and BC ringers will be challenged with lots of bell changes, but everyone will enjoy working on this
The winner of the 2019 Area 2 Young Ringers Composition Contest, this original work has the feel of a patriotic hymn or national anthem. With big, full chords, its stately melody is presented first in C
In 6/8, "joy" is expressed in a Celtic-like melody which then gives way to "remembrance" in a slower but no less joyful middle section in 3/4. The opening material returns with some 16th-note flourishes.
Martin Shaw's choral classic transfers well to handbells and is accessible for ensembles at almost any level. Full chords and lush harmonies abound, adding to the celebratory air of the piece. The tempo
Written for choirs in Hay River, Canada, this piece features a percussive bass rhythm that builds in intensity as the piece develops. The melody is Level 1, and the repeating rhythms in the bass are quickly
Lots of percussive techniques illustrate the text, "Willy, play your drum." An optional chime melody with bell descant gives interest to the middle section. Excitement increases as percussive effects (mart,
In a composition that transforms before our very eyes and ears, a little melodic phrase of six simple notes leads to a glorious original melody that moves from C minor to E-flat major, from night to day.
This lyrical original work will become an instant favorite with your ringers and congregation. Set in ABA form, the work opens with a haunting, expressive melody and is followed by a hymn-like middle
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