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Allouette (A Lark)


Traditional French Folk Song, arr. Sherry, Mark, Meadowlark Melodies

"Allouette" is a traditional children’s French folk song about preparing a lark (a bird) as part of a meal, arranged for handbells or handchimes in theme and variation form.

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MMEAAM246 3 oct HB
 $4.25  $3.61
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Au Claire de la Lune


Traditional French Folk Song, arr. Sherry, Mark, Meadowlark Melodies

A children's French folk song from the Renaissance about writing a letter at night arranged in theme and variations form.

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MMEAAM245 3 oct HB
 $4.25  $3.61
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Back to the Future


Silvestri, Alan, arr. Mallory, Ron, Paraboloid Press

Great Scott! Alan Silvestri's energetic music for the Back to the Future films helped to secure their place in movie history. This arrangement faithfully captures the elements of the original orchestral score using multiple handbell techniques and optional handchimes.

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MPAHB021 3-6 oct HB with opt 3-4 oct HC and Percussion
 $4.95  $4.21
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Built on the Rock


Multiple, arr. Compton, Matthew, Evergreen Music

Perfect for your Reformation Sunday, this accessible arrangement combines the hymns "Built on the Rock" (Ludvig M. Lindeman) and "Praise to the Lord, the Almighty" (LOBE DEN HERREN).

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MEGM101 3-6 oct HB with opt 2 oct HC
 $4.95  $4.21
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Catalyst


Compton, Matthew, Evergreen Music

As the title suggests, this work by Matthew Compton is an exciting and explosive piece from beginning to end! "Catalyst" was inspired by the idea that people can be a catalyst for change, especially college students.

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MEGM100 5-8 oct HB with opt 2-7 oct HC and 3 oct Silver Melody Bells
 $5.95  $5.06
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Danza


Compton, Matthew, Evergreen Music

Written while Matthew Compton was directing the handbell ensemble at Concordia University in Portland, this piece is dedicated to the wonderful and fun ringers of that ensemble!

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MEGM105 3-5 oct HB with opt 3 oct HC
 $4.95  $4.21
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Day for Celebration


McKlveen, Paul A., G.I.A. Publications, Inc.

When a church observes its 175th anniversary, it's a "Day for Celebration". This level 3 original composition was written for such an occasion. The music is lively and exuberant with a rhythmic drive and a cheerful melody.

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MGIG10218 3-5 oct HB with opt 3 oct HC
 $5.50  $4.68
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Dream My Little One (Lullaby for Handbells)


Sherry, Mark, Meadowlark Melodies

After the birth of his niece, the composer wrote a lullaby for her parents to sing to her. This is the handbell arrangement of that lullaby.

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MMEAAM248 3 oct HB
 $4.25  $3.61
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Enjoy the Ride


Wissinger, Kathleen, ringTrue

A fun and carefully constructed intro to 8th notes, assuring success for your ringers. Two non-compatible settings in one folio allow directors to choose which version works best for their ensemble’s range and skill level. Use the alternate title "Glorify the Lord" for worship services.

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MRE3033AB 2 oct or 3-5 oct HB
 $4.00  $3.40
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Fantastica


Mallory, Ron, Paraboloid Press

Inspired by the scores to epic fantasy films, this original composition will take your listeners on a journey into their own imaginations.

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MPAHB019 3-6 oct HB with opt 3-4 oct HC
 $4.95  $4.21
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Fantasy on Carol of the Bells


Leontovych, Mykala, arr. Wissinger, Kathleen, ringTrue

A fresh take on a favorite iconic piece – perfectly suited for bells on a Bell Tree, of course!! (Medium Difficulty due to the tempo and changing from string to string using C5-C7, 16-18 bells) with piano accompaniment. The well-known themes are playfully inverted and altered, making them even more intriguing! For bell tree soloists looking for an engaging new piece – this is it!

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MRE5617R 3 Oct Bell Tree and Piano or Small Ensemble
 $9.95  $8.46
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Fantasy on Carol of the Bells


Leontovych, Mykala, arr. Wissinger, Kathleen, ringTrue

A fresh take on a favorite iconic piece – perfectly suited for bells, of course!! The well-known themes are playfully inverted, altered and passed around from ringer to ringer, making them even more intriguing and including all ringers in the fun! Level 2+ for full ensemble on 3 or 5 octaves, it always drives forward “Con Brio!”

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MRE8330 3 or 5 Oct HB
 $5.00  $4.25
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Fantasy on Ebenezer


Williams, Thomas John, arr. Atteberry, John, G.I.A. Publications, Inc.

John Atteberry brings us a crisp, energetic, and lively adaptation of the hymn tune EBENEZER. The optional 3 octaves of handchimes provide a certain mystique and charm. This Level 3– arrangement is well suited to showcase an ensemble's agility and talent in a concert setting.

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MGIG10317 3-5 oct HB with opt 3 oct HC
 $4.95  $4.21
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Fantasy on Lo How a Rose E'er Blooming


Hymn Tune, arr. Tiedman, David, G.I.A. Publications, Inc.

This beautiful, serene arrangement is even more moving when the optional handchimes are employed. A non-standard middle section finds the melody in minor, offering a fresh vision for the Advent season.

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MGIG10346 3-5 oct HB with opt 3-5 oct HC
 $4.95  $4.21
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Fear No Evil


Wissinger, Kathleen (RCS 7th and 8th Grade), ringTrue

The tale of an epic journey, bold and heroic, this well-crafted, solid Level 3 piece for 3-7 octaves features many interwoven themes and tabled mallets as the saga unfolds. “Fear No Evil” is a strong musical statement for worship, concert, classroom or festival – and can also serve as a heart-felt tribute, serious but ever-hopeful, for the valiant Ukrainians and honoring all people living under duress. While this piece stands on its own as a strong performance piece, it is also the capstone composition project of a creative 8th grade handbell class at Redeemer Classical School.

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MRE8332 3, 5, 6 or 7 Oct HB
 $5.00  $4.25
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Frere Jacques (Brother John)


Traditional French Folk Song, arr. Sherry, Mark, Meadowlark Melodies

A traditional children’s French folk song about a monk getting out of bed to to ring the church or abbey bells for pre-dawn mass.

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MMEAAM247 3 oct HB
 $4.25  $3.61
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God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen


Traditional, arr. Wissinger, Kathleen, ringTrue

A perfect holiday showcase for an adventurous Bell Tree Soloist! - Spanning D5-C7; Medium Difficulty due to the tempo and the wide range of bells and keys used. This refreshing take on a well-loved carol approaches each verse boldly with a different character. The included piano accompaniment will delight your pianist with challenging patterns and a strong section with the melody as well. Truly this is an equal and joyous collaboration between Soloist and Pianist.

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MRE5018R 3 Oct Bell Tree Solo, Duet Small Ensemble or C Instrument and Piano
 $9.95  $8.46
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God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen


Traditional, arr. Wissinger, Kathleen, ringTrue

Fully-scored for your entire ringing ensemble, this holiday classic travels boldly through 3 key changes with the melody in different ranges – Level 3 for 3-5 (+opt. 6/7 bass) oct. A very few martellatos add some accents. Many options are offered to include a wide range of musicians to further liven up your holiday celebrations - mandolin/violin/easy bell tree (8 to 12+ bells)/or any C Instrument and/or piano.

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MRE8531 3-5 or 6-7 Oct HB with Opt Piano and C Instrument
 $5.00  $4.25
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Grazioso


Telemann, Georg Philipp, arr. Childers, Brian, Bellissimo Publications

This is a setting of the stately tune from Telemann’s "Heroic Marches" arranged for 3-octave handbell solo with keyboard. Great for beginning ringers!

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MBP20221A 3 oct HB Solo with Keyboard
 $6.95  $5.91
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Grazioso


Telemann, Georg Philipp, arr. Childers, Brian, Bellissimo Publications

This is a setting of the stately tune from Telemann’s "Heroic Marches" arranged for 3-7 octaves of handbells. Great for beginning choirs!

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MBP20221B 3-7 oct HB
 $4.95  $4.21
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Griffins Hornpipe 3 (Praise God's Name With Dancing)


Wissinger, Kathleen, ringTrue

A lively original Celtic tune (using only 8 bells, for Beginning Bell Tree soloists) starts in Dorian mode, shifts into Ionian, then back. Using the subtitle “Praise God’s Name with Dancing,” it is equally at home in worship, concert, festival or classroom.

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MRE5019R 1-3 Oct Bell Tree, 4 in Hand Duet or 8 Bell Ensemble with Piano and Guitar
 $9.95  $8.46
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Hark the Herald Angels Sing


Mendelssohn, Felix, arr. Childers, Brian, Bellissimo Publications

The perennial Christmas favorite penned by Felix Mendelssohn is arranged here for beginning ringers. This is a great setting to build confidence for children or adult beginning ringers.

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MBP20223 3-5 oct HB with opt 3-5 oct HC
 $4.95  $4.21
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He Is Born


French Carol, arr. Wissinger, Kathleen, ringTrue

This lively Level 2+ French carol will delight ringers & listeners! Calm beginning & ending sections bracket a lively middle section where 8th note turns & runs in the bass are featured. Fun for all to ring - great for a concert or celebratory moment in worship.

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MRE803412 3 or 4-5 Oct HB
 $4.00  $3.40
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Isaiah the Prophet Has Written of Old


Hymn Tune, arr. Austin, Brenda E., G.I.A. Publications, Inc.

Brenda Austin has written a gentle, lyrical arrangement of the early 1800s hymn tune SAMANTHRA that expresses both beauty and charm. The tune is most often paired with the text "Isaiah the Prophet Has Written of Old" and "His Voice, as the Sound of the Dulcimer Sweet".

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MGIG10711 3-5 oct HB with opt 3-5 oct HC
 $5.50  $4.68
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Love Love Love


Brokering, Lois & Herb, arr. Wissinger, Kathleen, ringTrue

“Love, Love, Love – That’s what it’s all about!” is joyfully proclaimed. One of the best-known songs by Herb and Lois Brokering, this cheery piece is arranged with special permission as part of a project series commissioned by Karen VanWert. (RE5816) Finally this iconic classic is arranged at Level 2+ for a 3-5 oct. handbell choir as a stand-alone performance piece! The three fully-scored verses can also accompany singing 3 verses; repeat the entire piece to include 3 more verses.

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MRE5816 3-5 Oct Full Handbell Choir with Opt Unison, Bell tree Solo, Guitar
 $5.00  $4.25
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Love Love Love


Brokering, Lois & Herb, arr. Wissinger, Kathleen, ringTrue

“Love, Love, Love – That’s what it’s all about! ” is joyfully proclaimed through music and text. One of the best-known songs by Herb and Lois Brokering ,this cheery piece is arranged with special permission as part of a project series commissioned by Karen VanWert. This score RE751R features an Easy-Medium Bell Tree Solo (C6-C7 using 8 to 10 bells) with piano accompaniment (Opt. Unison, guitar and L1 hand bell or handchime accompaniment); Reproducible.

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MRE7516R 3 oct Bell Tree Solo or Unison Voice with Piano or opt Guitar or HB Choir
 $18.00  $15.30
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Magic Castle


Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich, arr. Mallory, Ron, Paraboloid Press

Tchaikovsky's famous Nutcracker ballet premiered in 1892 and has become a staple of ballet companies at Christmastime. Scene 10, "The Magic Castle", is from the start of Act II and prepares for the arrival of Clara and the prince before the presentation of the dances of the various sweets.

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MPAHB020 3-6 oct HB with opt 2 oct HC
 $4.95  $4.21
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Marche Militaire Francaise


Saint-Saens, Camille, arr. Tucker, Sondra K., Casa Publications

Bronze-level groups will dig into this orchestral transcription which has tons of audience appeal! The use of many stopped techniques creates a stunning and realistic rendition of this march.

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MCSHB054 5-7 oct HB
 $6.00  $5.10
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Masters In This Hall


Traditional English Carol, arr. Compton, Matthew, Evergreen Music

Matthew Compton gives us a very exciting arrangement of the traditional English carol, Masters in This Hall. Advanced ensembles will love the fast technique changes and creative harmonies, as well as an earworm of an original melody woven throughout!

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MEGM103 3-7 oct HB with opt 2 oct HC
 $5.95  $5.06
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O Sacred Head Now Wounded


Hassler, Hans Leo, arr. Childers, Brian, Bellissimo Publications

This quiet and somber setting of PASSION CHORALE is arranged for 3-7 octaves of handbells. For an even more reflective mood, ring this on chimes.

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MBP20224 3-7 oct HB
 $4.95  $4.21
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Praise My Soul the King of Heaven


Goss, John, arr. Eithun, Sandra, G.I.A. Publications, Inc.

This lyrical arrangement is an elegantly graceful offering teeming with rich chords wrapped around a beautiful, familiar melody. It is an ideal piece for worship, concerts, and festivals.

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MGIG10676 2-3 Oct HB
 $4.95  $4.21
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MGIG10677 3-5 Oct HB
 $4.95  $4.21
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Processional Fanfare and Recessional March


Childers, Brian, Bellissimo Publications

Bold and celebratory, these two short fanfares are perfect for weddings as well as occasions that require a grand and glorious moment.

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MBP20222A 3-5 oct HB and Organ with opt Brass Ensemble and Percussion (set of both pieces)
 $49.95  $42.46
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MBP20222B Processional Fanfare ONLY (all parts included and reproducible)
 $29.95  $25.46
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MBP20222C Recessional March ONLY (all parts included and reproducible)
 $29.95  $25.46
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Rigaudon on Cwm Rhondda


Traditional, arr. Compton, Matthew, Evergreen Music

Set in a classical style, the tune CWM RHONDDA is simply fun from beginning to end!

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MEGM104 4-7 oct HB
 $5.95  $5.06
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Ring Out the Good News


Dugger, Bill D., Meadowlark Melodies

Written for 2 octave handbell choir, this piece uses swings, gyros and martellato to create a feeling of excitement. Should be played with joy.

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MMEAAM249 2 oct HB
 $4.95  $4.21
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Rondo a la Swing


Tucker, Sondra K., Casa Publications

This sparkling original piece is crafted in the style of a Big Band era song and uses multiple timbres to replicate the sax, trombone, and trumpet sections. A real showstopper!

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MCSHB051 5-7 oct HB and HC with opt Silver Melody Bells and Petit & Fritsen Bells
 $5.00  $4.25
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Savior of the Nations Come


Hymn Tune, arr. Wissinger, Kathleen, Lorenz Corp.

The work begins starkly with open fifths as the expansive, chant-like tune enters and is carried through four episodes of development.

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MLC201399L 3-5 oct HB with opt 1 or 3 oct HC
 $4.95  $4.46
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Savior of the Nations Come


Traditional, arr. Wissinger, Kathleen, ringTrue

Mysterious and lush: 2 options in this flexible score allow anywhere from a single Bell Tree Soloist up to a full 5 octave choir using suspended mallet rolls to perform this brief but lovely piece for Advent and the Holidays. There is also an opt. chime duet Eb5-C7, 13 chimes.

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MRE853312R 3-5 Oct HB with Opt Bell tree Solo or Chime Duet
 $11.95  $10.16
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Savior of the Nations Come


Traditional, arr. Wissinger, Kathleen, ringTrue

Bell Tree Solo (C5-C7; 21 bells, commissioned by Sueda Lutrell) that coordinates beautifully with Lorenz’s published piece LC201399L (You will need to purchase this score as well for performance.) The Solo line can also be played by an adept ringing duet, trio or small ensemble.

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MRELC201399LR 3 Oct Bell Tree Solo with 3-5 Oct HB and Opt Chimes
 $20.95  $17.81
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Second Suite for Bells


Dugger, Bill D., Meadowlark Melodies

This three movement Suite encourages choirs to work on contrasting styles and tempos. There are no specific metronome markings given, allowing directors the freedom to interpret the movements in a manner best suited to their choir.

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MMEAAM239 3 oct HB
 $4.95  $4.21
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Silent Night


Multiple, arr. Raney, Joel/Brocker, Barbara, Tree-O

Barbara has created a beautiful bell tree solo rendition of Joel Raney’s arrangement of "Silent Night". The bell tree solo remains faithful to the original piano solo, beginning with beauty and joy, moving into the depths of despair and angst, then evolving into peace. A powerful addition to a concert or Christmas Eve service.

Item # Detail Price Qty. Disc
MTO139 4 oct Bell Tree Solo with Keyboard
 $9.95  $8.46
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Sur le Pont d'Avignon (On the Avignon Bridge)


Traditional French Folk Song, arr. Sherry, Mark, Meadowlark Melodies

A theme and variation arrangement of an early Renaissance children's French folk song that starts easy to medium easy and gets progressively more difficult. The director may choose to stop at the end of the first section and still have a complete song.

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MMEAAM244 3 oct HB
 $4.25  $3.61
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Swing Waltz on All Things Bright and Beautiful


Various, arr. Tucker, Sondra K., Casa Publications

Try something different for your Thanksgiving service with this jazzy setting of the tune ROYAL OAK. Accessible for moderately advanced groups.

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MCSHB053 3-5 oct HB
 $5.00  $4.25
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Toccata in D Minor (Dorian)


Bach, Johann Sebastian , arr. Avant, Bob and Tucker, Sondra K., Casa Publications

The famed Bach toccata is now arranged for handbells! Challenging yet fun for ringers, this faithful transcription will amaze audiences.

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MCSHB052 5-7 Oct HB
 $6.00  $5.10
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Ubi Caritas


Multiple, arr. Compton, Matthew, Evergreen Music

Church and community ensembles alike will love the sensitivity and chance for expressive ringing in this arrangement by Matthew Compton which combines the traditional Gregorian Chant "Ubi Caritas" and Gustav Holst’s THAXTED from "Jupiter".

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MEGM102 4-7 oct HB with opt 4-7 oct HC
 $4.95  $4.21
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Unknown, The


Mallory, Ron, Paraboloid Press

Transport your audience to distant places with this ethereal original composition by Ron Mallory. Beautifully chromatic yet with very few bell changes, the piece is accessible to a wide variety of ensembles.

Item # Detail Price Qty. Disc
MPAHB018 3-6 oct HB with opt 3-4 oct HC and Percussion
 $4.95  $4.21
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Valse Grazioso


Radford, Betty B., G.I.A. Publications, Inc.

This gentle, original composition is waltz-like and dainty. In fact, the Italian title means 'Graceful Waltz'. This piece should be performed with rhythmic expression to illustrate the flow and movement of the music. Instructive Performance Notes are included to ensure the maximum effect and interpretation during rehearsals and performance.

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MGIG10331 3-7 oct HB with opt 3-6 oct HC
 $5.50  $4.68
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