Special Effects for Handchimes
The use of handchimes, both as a regular choir and as an interesting addition to the handbell sound, is widespread. Composer, arrangers and directors are finding ways to include the "heavenly sounds" of the modern handchime within handbell compositions. While the standard technique required to play them is understood, many directors are unsure of how to achieve certain of the special effects with handchimes. This resource book explains how handchimes can perform the special effects often used on handbells.