First introduced in the late 1920s and later used as a centerpiece for the 1952 MGM film, Singin' in the Rain is a tune that many Americans recognize. This handbell adaptation brings elements
This famous rag by Euday Bowman is skillfully set by Kevin McChesney. The arranger's creativity and use of special techniques helps this gem to jump off the page. An excellent concert piece for an
This engaging transcription of Handel's classic gem displays his sparkling Baroque musical spirit. Enhanced with mallets and shakes, it is a wonderful choir for any concert or festival.
As Rain from the Clouds, a hymn found in the Evangelical Lutheran Worship hymnal, is based on the familiar Scottish tune AFTON WATER, or Flow Gently, Sweet Afton. The lyrics of the
Jeff Hall's flowing setting for handbells and keyboard will create a memorable moment during worship services or concert programs. Shakes are the only technique employed, as this arrangement is kept simple
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Inventive use of stopped-sound techniques, supporting a catchy melody, creates a spry and lively atmosphere in this original composition. A lovely, expressive melody in a minor key, passed with
The composer's creativity shines through in this very interesting original piece that works as well with two octaves as it does with three. If you use it in school, just shorten the title to "Celebration."
Clarion Call is a bold, triumph suitable for concerts, festivals, and worship services. The opening sounds the "clarion call" with energetic fanfare. Bass bells provide a drum-like accompaniment
Wow your congregation or audience with this lively original composition that uses multiple techniques - mallets, martellato lifts, PL, TD, shakes, mallet rolls and echoes - to dazzle and delight. The piece
Perfect for a Sunday morning prelude or a lovely, quiet change of pace in a concert setting, Karen Lakey Buckwalter's original composition, Contemplation, is a meditative piece featuring a lyrical
This rhythmic original has a catchy melody that pulses with energy, with accents off the beat giving it forward motion, and a contemporary feel - a great choice for school or community
Gigue is a setting for handbells of the final movement of Handel's well-known Sonata in F Major. Intermediate and advanced choirs will appreciate the joyful dance-like rhythms as
This joyous original composition is sure to be a hit with church and community groups alike. Karen Buckwalter incorporates mart lifts and numerous key changes to create excitement and interest. This
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