This original composition from Allured's "Listen to the Bells!" grows in intensity, culminating in a dynamic ending.
This festival piece is written for SATB choir, children's choir, brass, percussion, and handbells. It was written for the National ACDA Convention in 1989.
An interesting variation of the "Morning Song" tune is achieved in the middle stanza by setting the tune in 3 meter instead of the normal 4 meter.
The descant above the melody adds to the joyous nature of "Be Joyful" in this arrangement of a traditional Dutch melody.
This arrangement was written in the style of "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" with flowing passages between the statement of the tune.
Using the "Portales" tune, this is an arrangement of bells with congregational (opt.) participation. Written for the Texas Handbell Praise '94.
Flute or oboe a must. LV used extensively in arpeggiated bell accompaniment.
The title of this original composition accurately describes the music therein. Light hearted motives, though melodic in feel, are presented as sound textures.
This text is a serious updating of the material in "Joyfully Ring!" and the sequel, "Music Excellence in Handbells." "This book provides a booster shot and a way to supplement, update and verify" the enormous amount of handbell knowledge imparted by Mr. Allured in workshops and seminars.
This joyful, chordal arrangement of the "Amsterdam" tune is from the Foundery Collection, 1742.
Warm the fires of nostalgia with this simple arrangement of the old gospel tune.
7 variations are created with ringing techniques, rhythm, harmony and tempo. Generally quiet.
The composer uses a tune not as well known as the one usually associated with this title. Melody in the bass on 1st stanza.