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Best Gift III and IV

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Hear the drone of the bagpipes! This original Celtic jig for Bell Tree, 4iH duet or small ensemble will delight your ringers and audience from the first note of the lilting original melody and the unusual turns it takes. The piano plays open fifth intervals to support the melody. Add a bodhran or hand drum for some sparkle. Great for any celebratory moment in worship, concert or school presentation. Subtitled “Rejoice and Be Merry,” this particular folio - The Best Gift 3 & 4 (RE560634) - contains the solo versions: Score #3 for Bell Tree solo (Med. Difficulty), 4iH duet or small ensemble (or even a C instrument – like a fiddle!) with piano accompaniment - and Score #4 - a bonus piano solo (Level 4/5) because it’s so much fun to play! A complementary folio features this flexible piece in full choir arrangements as well – all compatible: The Best Gift I & II (RE822112): Score #1 for 3 or 5/6 octaves with a single melody line in the treble and malleting down to C4 (the lower 5th octave, ringable by one person, is added in the final reprise) while Score #2 requires a fully staffed 5+ oct. ensemble, in which, half-way through the piece, the melody is played in octaves and the accompaniment expands to the full 5+ oct. bass range, mallets and all. In both cases, the bass mallet pattern involves 8th note pairs and triplets all played with a lilt and which, if a L2 bass part is desired, may be simplified to 8th note pairs throughout. To see a complete listing of ringTrue pieces, including Bell Tree and small ensemble options for worship, concert, school and festival, enter RE in the Stock number search box at HandbellWorld.com. Other original Celtic-style pieces by Kathleen Wissinger include “A Large Day” LC201253L, “With All My Heart” GIG6414, “Welcome the Day” DR028 (soon to be re-released by ringTrue), “Hornpipe and Dance” RE3005123 and “Kingsport Processional” AG35293.

Published by: ringTrue

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 Part of the Series:
First String - Ring True
Composer:
Wissinger, Kathleen
Arranger:
N/A
Octaves:
3
Level:
3
Rating:
Medium
Copyright:
2019
Season: All Year
Less than a full handbell choir: 4-in-hand ensemble , Duet , Ensemble , Solo Ringer
Classification: Bell Tree , Church or Concert , Concert , Instrument Part , Original Composition , Secular
Voicing: Handbells, No Choral
Instrument: C Instrument , Piano , Bell Tree
  Stock Number Description Price Qty. Ship Disc
MRE560634 3 Oct Belltree, 4iH, Ensemble & Piano Solo  
 $5.00  $4.50
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