Arranged with the volunteer handbell ringer in mind, these eight hymn settings by Lloyd Larson are quickly learned and ready to perform with limited preparation time. Engaging settings of familiar carols
This medley of Hark! The Herald Angels Sing and Angels We Have Heard on High bursts forth with exuberance and rhythmic delight. The music comes to life with an abundance of stopped sounds
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Arranger Jerry Westenkuchler takes three Christmas carols: I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day; Ding Dong! Merrily on High and Carol of the Bells, and weaves them together with an original
Starting with an ethereal opening, the tune appears first in fragments supported by singing bells and bass choir chimes until finally moving forward in a driving presentation of this Christmas spiritual.
This new setting of the classic Christmas hymn tune CRANHAM is made accessible by the masterful arranging of Cynthia Dobrinski. With minimal bell changes and a straightforward presentation, this is ideal
The ancient tune PERSONENT HODIE is given an energetic and compelling rhythmic treatment in this jubilant Christmas carol. The catchy accompaniment figure combined with tambourine, finger cymbals, hand drum
This cheerful, fun arrangement opens with snatches of Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker Suite," then quickly moves to Edwin O. Excell's time-honored hymn tune. Repeated eighth notes, with ample use of thumb damps
With suspended bells quietly calling O Come, O Come, Emmanuel, the scene is set for the urgency and excitement that will soon proclaim the good news.The faster tempo, minor backdrop and tabled
This familiar tune is set simply yet creatively by Patricia Hurlbutt. With open fifths and an organum-like beginning, the piece evolves each stanza to a slightly different texture, culminating in a joyous
A stunning arrangement of What Child Is This? for bells and chimes. Rhapsodic in nature and utterly beautiful. Challenge your group to share this unique setting of a Christmas classic.
A stirring original set for 3-5 octaves of handbells, with optional 3-5 octaves of handchimes or piano, a second 3-octave handbell group, timpani, suspended cymbal, vibraslap and wind chimes. This is
Using the REGENT SQUARE time, Linda Lamb creates an inspiring and thoughtful setting of this Christmas favorite. Multiple techniques are employed, and each stanza has its own color and texture. Don't
Marked Presto, this splendid arrangement of We Three Kings will keep everyone busy. Solid chords accompanied by an active eighth-note motion combine to great musical effect. Add this
Brenda Austin expertly combines Pachelbel's Canon and The First Noel in this serene arrangement for handbells and optional handchimes. Chimes and bells play at the same time creating
"Interesting yet simple" is the best way to describe this excellent collection by Jason Krug. The arrangements included are: O Come, All Ye Faithful; Sing We Now of Christmas and Still, Still,
The ethereal sound of singing bells opens this lovely arrangement which combines two haunting Christmas melodies, the Appalachian folk tune I Wonder as I Wander and Coventry
Opening with the Singing Bell supporting a single handchime melody line, this develops into a full and lovely joining of Away in a Manger and Silent Night.
The newest collection in the "Eighteen Bells" series includes five appealing new settings of familiar carols: The First Noel; O Come, O Come, Emmanuel; O Come All Ye Faithful; Good Christian Men,
A flowing arrangement in 12/8 time, featuring the familiar Christmas melody in the lower range throughout for a mellow sound and reverent presentation. Scored for a handbell trio with 3 octaves
Do we really need another arrangement of Carol of the Bells? When you hear this unique Nicholas Hanson setting, the answer will be a resounding YES! An exciting rhythmic pulse underlies this
Matthew Prins breathes new life into a Christmas standard with this sparkling arrangement. Expect a few surprises, as this setting uses shake, LV and damps for interest, and tries out several keys before
Here's a stirring combination of the two timeless Christmas carols While By My Sheep and While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks. With pluck or mallets for the lower bells, along
Dan Edwards has woven three much-loved Messiah themes into a very satisfying and accessible arrangement for handbells or handchimes. Includes portions of: And the Glory of the Lord; For Unto Us a Child
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