Holly and the Ivy, The
Mr. McChesney was commissioned to arrange this traditional carol for the Twelfth Night Handbell Festival in Bakersfield, California. A fanfare opens the work over a pedal point. The texture is full and can be rung with 3 to 5 octaves and optional organ and/or brass. Special techniques are used throughout the work. Brass ensemble consists of 2 trumpets, Horn, Trombone, and Tuba.