If your handbell choir plays Christmas concerts or goes out into the community, this entertaining reproducible collection will be a must-have resource. It includes six audience-pleasing titles by well-known
Brenda Austin gives us a hauntingly beautiful arrangement of Coventry Carol. After a lovely, lyrical presentation of the melody, the mood dramatically changes. The malleted middle section is
A jaunty opening figure leads off this arrangement of the well-loved Welsh tune. After a couple of traditional verses, the tune is set as a waltz before one last triumphant iteration of the theme brings the
With a mysterious and evocative opening, this arrangement of a French carol is sure to add an element of the ethereal to your worship or concert setting. The theme becomes more insistent and energetic with
Full of energy and whimsy, Matthew Compton's setting of the hymn tune FOREST GREEN is a fun choice for your ensemble. A powerful, driving mallet figure in minor gives way to the well-known tune. Well-placed
This traditional English carol has been arranged in a delicate yet cheerful style, featuring easy rhythms, no bell changes, and the optional use of handchimes. The melody shifts between the treble and bass
This exciting work will challenge ringers and thrill listeners with its big sound, quick tempos and surprising turns of rhythm along the way. It may be played by bells alone or with optional brass quintet
A lilting amalgamation of Good Christian Friends, Rejoice and Here We Come A-Wassailing provides the opportunity to use a handbell tree or other solo instrument in combination with
Two Manger Carols is a setting for handbells, optional handchimes, flute, and oboe incorporating Whence Comes This Rush of Wings Afar (also known as Carol of the Birds) and
Written by Moravian lyricist James Montgomery, the text of Angels from the Realms of Glory tells the story of Christ's birth from the perspective of the angels, then the shepherds, the magi, and
Your beginning handbell and handchime ringers will be delighted by these three carol arrangements. These settings keep with Level 1 guidelines and do not contain beat subdivisions, but there are a few
This ethereal setting of a traditional Austrian carol provides directors with many teaching moments, as it incorporates LVs, chimes, and various dynamic changes. The optional solo instrument part, ideal for
Anna Laura Page expertly combines Christmas Day Is Come and Good People All, This Christmas Time in this charming medley. Each tune is performed on its own, including a gorgeous statement
Employing minimal techniques, this arrangement unexpectedly yet elegantly transitions from the celebratory O Come, All Ye Faithful to the reserved strains of Beautiful Savior. This
Jason Krug's energetic arrangement of GREENSLEEVES is fun and rewarding to play. After a short introduction, the familiar melody is set in a quick and exciting 6/8 plus 3/4 meter with lots of syncopation.
This mostly malleted selection will be the highlight of your choir's ministry at Christmas. With bell changes only required at the modulation, Ron Mallory's heartwarming arrangement is quick and easy to
This medley of four familiar carols reflects the angelic response to the birth of Jesus. Angels from the Realms of Glory; Angels We Have Heard on High; He Is Born and Hark! The Herald Angels
This arrangement of the 16th-century Spanish villancico will add a moment of excitement to your concert, festival, or worship service. Malleting, martellato, and the optional tambourine add rhythmic
Remind your congregation of the significance of Jesus' birth with Linda Lamb's lovely arrangement of the Polish carol. With simple statements of the melody in both the bass and treble bells, the tune will
This striking setting of the beloved Appalachian carol begins softly, building in intensity as it flows along. The key changes add interest and provide a challenge for your ringers. A hint of Silent
Congregations and audiences will love the variety and appeal of this jazzy arrangement of a familiar Christmas tune. The contrasting middle section, malleting, LVs, shakes, and thumb damps will challenge
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