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Typewriter, The

Review:      This Leroy Anderson favorite, originally composed for orchestra, has been nicely arranged for handbell quartet by Hyosang Park. It has been called "one of the wittiest and most clever pieces in the orchestral repertoire", and was written to include a physical typewriter as a solo percussion instrument! This makes it perfect for handbells! It is mostly malleted throughout, with 'rung' notes nicely placed for contrast. It is scored with stems-up and stems-down indicating suggested assignments, but quartets should feel to adapt as needed for their own group. Clearly, the tempo that works for strings cannot be effectively used for malleted or rung bells; please adapt the tempo that works for your group.

Published by: From the Top Music

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Composer:
Anderson, Leroy
Arranger:
Park, Hyosang
Octaves:
4
Level:
4
Rating:
Med Adv
Copyright:
2022
Season: All Year
Less than a full handbell choir: Quartet
Classification: Classical Composers , Classical Music , Concert , Secular
Technique: Mallet
Voicing: Handbells, No Choral
  Stock Number Description Price Qty. Ship Disc
MFM1160 4 oct HB Quartet  
 $4.25  $3.61
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15%
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