Commissioned for the Handbell Musicians of America, Area 8 2016 Festival/Conference, Despite the Storm is an original composition for handbells, optional handchimes, and optional flute. It features
Commissioned to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Florida State Handbell Festival in honor of festival founder Valerie Stephenson. Michael Helman brings us this exciting original work perfect for
The heartwarming Irish tune LONDONDERRY AIR is given a gentle, traditional treatment and will be a very usable addition to the worship or concert repertoire. This arrangement includes the optional use of
This energetic, joyous original composition employs constant eighth-note carillon patterns and extensive use of LV in a piece that shimmers from beginning to end. The inclusion of the hymn tune LAUDA ANIMA
This dynamic original handbell setting is a great way to set the mood for any joyous or memorable occasion. The energizing opening is a buildup of sound as the handbells create a resounding crescendo from a
A minimum quantity of 6 is required on this title.
This new, original handbell composition by Cynthia Dobrinski is another fine example of the uplifting style for which she is famous. The compelling melodies and flowing lines create an atmosphere of "hope"
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.
This interesting piece begins with a slow tolling feel and then breaks into a jubilant version of the well-known Westminster chimes theme. LVs, active eighth-note passages and thick choral
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
This unique piece is a musical walk-through of a haunted house. In addition to using a variety of techniques, such as TD, mallet rolls, mallet work, and shakes, spooky sound effects like whispering,
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
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
Ideal for any concert or worship service, this impressionistic composition was inspired by the series of paintings by Claude Monet depicting the varying light shining on Rouen Cathedral throughout the day.
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