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Bella-bration


Kauffmann, Ronald, Beckenhorst Press, Inc.

A joyous, explosive opening figure gives way to a soaring melody underscored by a driving, syncopated bass line. A contrasting section sees the propulsive rhythm slow, allowing for a more expansive feel, before the opening figure returns to round the piece off in joyous, celebratory fashion.

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MBEHB689 3-5 oct HB
 $5.95  $5.06
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Built On the Rock


Traditional, arr. Krug, Jason W., Beckenhorst Press, Inc.

A driving rhythm, established by malleted bells and optional bodhrán and shaker, sets up this haunting tune. The stark harmonic opening gradually becomes more complex before a slower, more ethereal section on chimes sets the tune in a drawn-out 4/4.

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MBEHB690 3-6 oct HB with opt 3-6 oct HC and Percussion
 $5.95  $5.06
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MBEHB690A Percussion Part
 $3.95  $3.36
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Concertante In A Minor


Helman, Michael, Beckenhorst Press, Inc.

This Baroque-style masterwork from the pen of Michael Helman is a fantastic opportunity for advanced ensembles to show off their musical chops! Written for the Hershey Handbell Ensemble, it features running sixteenth notes woven into an intriguing melody over lush and complex harmonies.

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MBEHB691 4-6 oct HB with opt E2 and F2 and 3 oct HC
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Fantasy on Hyfrydol


Pritchard, arr. Winter, Sandra, Beckenhorst Press, Inc.

Sandra Winter brings us a sedate, flowing rendition of the well-loved hymn HYFRYDOL. Easy rhythms and few bell changes make it accessible to most intermediate choirs.

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MBEHB692 3-6 oct HB with opt 3 oct HC
 $4.95  $4.21
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Five Hymns from Around the World


Various, arr. Helman, Michael, Beckenhorst Press, Inc.

Here is a new collection from Michael Helman of five hymn tunes for 12 bells, arranged for 3 to 6 ringers. F5-C7 range.

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MBEHB724 3 oct HB Ensemble for 12 Bells
 $5.95  $5.06
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Fount of Blessings


Various, arr. Childers, Brian, Beckenhorst Press, Inc.

Brian Childers’ masterful combination of two tunes associated with the text “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing” is a true delight! Starting with a Baroque feel before morphing into a more modern treatment, a plethora of techniques, styles, and rhythms keep everyone attentive and entertained!

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MBEHB693 3-7 oct HB with opt 3-5 oct HC and 3 oct Auxiliary Bells
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Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken


Traditional, arr. Krug, Jason W., Beckenhorst Press, Inc.

A chromatic, fanfare-like opening leads into a chordal setting of the hymntune AUSTRIA, which gives way to a verse set in minor, with the melody on handchimes and accompanied by oscillating chords in the upper treble bells.

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MBEHB694 3-5 oct HB with opt 3-5 oct HC
 $4.95  $4.21
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Holy Holy Holy Lord God Almighty


Dykes, John B., arr. Elston, Beth, Beckenhorst Press, Inc.

A slow, ethereal opening gives way to a lush, flowing iteration of the hymntune NICAEA. The tempo increases for a verse set in 3/4 time before the piece slowly and delicately fades away.

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MBEHB701 3-5 oct HB
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How Firm a Foundation


Traditional Early American Tune, arr. Buckwalter, Karen Lakey, Beckenhorst Press, Inc.

This lively arrangement – subtitled Appalachian Jubilee – is sure to set toes a-tappin’! Bold open fifths underscore first a violin obligato, then the hymntune FOUNDATION. A slightly slower section with relaxed rhythms and inventive harmonies gives way to the feeling of the opening once more, driving the piece to an exciting conclusion.

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MBEHB703 3-5 oct HB with optional Violin
 $5.95  $5.06
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Idumea


Sacred Harp hymn tune, arr. Compton, Matthew, Beckenhorst Press, Inc.

This stunning arrangement from Matthew Compton combines the Sacred Harp tunes IDUMEA and KEDRON into a truly magnificent work. Frantic rising eighth note scales open the piece, propelling it toward a more sedate, reflective middle section.

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MBEHB653 3-6 oct HB with opt 3-4 oct HC
 $5.95  $5.06
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Meditation from Thais


Massenet, Jules, arr. Krug, Jason W., Beckenhorst Press, Inc.

This transcription of the well-known tune by Jules Massenet is perfect for the ensemble looking to showcase their musicality. With the accompaniment carried entirely on handchimes and the melody on bells, the contrast of the two lets each part live up to its fullest potential.

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MBEHB651 4-7 oct HB with opt 4-7 oct HC
 $5.95  $5.06
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Music for the Church Year


Various, arr. Buckwalter, Karen Lakey, Beckenhorst Press, Inc.

Five hymns arranged for small handbell ensemble. Titles include: "Christians We Have Met to Worship"; "Morning Has Broken"; "Now the Green Blade Rises"; "The King of Love My Shepherd Is"; "O Love, How Deep, How Broad, How High".

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MBEHB723 3 oct HB Ensemble for 12 Bells
 $5.95  $5.06
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Open Your Ears


Traditional Hasidic Tune, arr. Hurlbutt, Patricia, Beckenhorst Press, Inc.

Patricia Hurlbutt’s lively arrangement of a traditional Hasidic tune is a fun addition for the ensemble looking for something a little different.

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MBEHB696 3-5 oct HB
 $4.95  $4.21
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O Worship the King


Haydn, Johann Michael, arr. Buckwalter, Karen Lakey, Beckenhorst Press, Inc.

Fun and energetic are the perfect words to describe this upbeat arrangement from Karen Lakey Buckwalter. With a forceful malleted bass – set in a 3+3+2 rhythm – the beloved melody gets cast in a new and exciting light before a slower iteration comes in, set to interesting, intricate, and unexpected harmonies.

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MBEHB641 3-5 oct HB
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Rejoice the Lord Is King


Darwall, John, arr. Hurlbutt, Patricia, Beckenhorst Press, Inc.

Patricia Hurlbutt’s festive arrangement of DARWALL’S 148th is as much fun to ring as it is to hear! Joyous arpeggios give way to a chordal treatment of the theme, complete with bold and unexpected harmonies.

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MBEHB697 3-5 oct HB with opt 3 oct HC
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Song of Joy


Beethoven, Ludwig van, arr. Winter, Sandra, Beckenhorst Press, Inc.

Sandra Winter combines well-known themes by Beethoven into an effusive paean of joy and celebration! Audiences will enjoy hearing these familiar melodies combined in new and creative ways, and ringers will appreciate the fun techniques that abound throughout.

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MBEHB662 3-5 oct HB
 $4.95  $4.21
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Terminus


Krug, Jason W., Beckenhorst Press, Inc.

This stunning original work by Jason W. Krug was written in honor of fellow handbell composer Michael Joy on his retirement as a school music teacher. The piece pays homage to several of Joy’s most well-known compositions, traveling through contrasting moods and styles before ending on a beautiful, hopeful, forward-looking note.

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MBEHB698 3-6 oct HB with opt 2 oct HC
 $5.95  $5.06
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What Wondrous Love Is This


Traditional, arr. Dennis, Karissa, Beckenhorst Press, Inc.

Open chords and haunting parallel fourths and fifths open this harmonically-rich setting of the well-known Lenten tune. The rhythmic motion slowly increases before a powerful key change moves the piece on toward its once-more haunting conclusion.

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MBEHB699 3-5 oct HB
 $3.95  $3.36
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When I Survey the Wondrous Cross


Traditional, arr. Eithun, Mitchell, Beckenhorst Press, Inc.

Flowing eighth note arpeggios and delicate countermelodies underscore the first verse of this stunning arrangement by Mitchell Eithun. A second, more chromatic verse casts the melody in a new and unexpected light.

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MBEHB700 3-5 oct HB with opt 3-5 oct HC
 $4.95  $4.21
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