Reproducible master scores (print up to 15 copies by purchasing one license) for handbell choir.

Carolan's Concerto (handbell choir reproducible master score)

CAROLAN'S CONCERTO (Dance With Joy/Lift Your Hearts In Praise) - Turlough O'Carolan/arr. Kevin McChesney - 3-5 octave handbells - Level II

Turlough O'Carolan (1670-1738) is one of the most widely played Irish composers; his compositions are a part of the heartbeat of Irish music and this is the best-known of his works. This makes a lively concert offering, and can be used in worship using the alternate titles given or your own title. This is music that echoes in the ears of your listeners long after you have finished playing. A true classic.

Musical Score
$15.00

Celebration Tapestry (handbell choir reproducible master score)

CELEBRATION TAPESTRY - Kevin McChesney - 3-5 octave handbells - Level III

Energy abounds in this very accesible original piece. The intertwining of bell peals, rhythmic patterns, and melodies create a joyful tapestry for concert or worship.

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$20.00

Celestial Impressions (handbell choir reproducible master score)

CELESTIAL IMPRESSIONS - Scott Pfitzinger - 3-6 octave handbells - Level II

This original Level 2 piece has a celestial and nebulous feeling, a relaxed and free tempo with beautiful layers of sound. It is based on Psalm 148:2-4, calling on the heavenly hosts to praise God. 

2 Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his heavenly hosts.
3 Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars.
4 Praise him, you highest heavens and you waters above the skies.

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$15.00

Celtic Prayer (handbell choir reproducible master score)

CELTIC PRAYER - Julie Turner and Jefferey A. Hall - 3-5 octave handbells - Level III

An original work that is evocative of faraway places; and simultaneously bringing the listeners and ringers to a place of thoughtfulness and beauty from deep within. Artistry abounds in this composition. The contrasting middle section and the optional use of chimes add depth to this fine piece suitable for use in worship or concert (school groups may wish to retitle to Celtic Song, Celtic Tune, or Celtic Air). Truly lovely music from the hearts of two wonderful writers.

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$20.00

Celtic Suite (handbell choir reproducible master score)

CELTIC SUITE - Traditional Irish/arr. Kevin McChesney - 3-5 octave handbells with optional percussion - Level III-

MacALLISTRUM'S MARCH (With Timbrel And Dance/March/Procession) - Traditional Irish/arr. Kevin McChesney - 3-5 octave handbells handbells with optional percussion - Level III-

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$30.00

Chaconne (handbell choir reproducible master score)

CHACONNE - Kevin McChesney - 4-7 octave handbells - Level V

Written in honor of David Davidson (1948-2009), this is an original work of great power, artistry, and heartfelt emotion. The primary motive upon which the sequence of variations is based begins with the notes D-B - the initials of Distinctly Bronze, Mr. Davidson's premiere event that forever raised the level of advanced ringing. Ringers and audiences will be lifted up in profound ways as they experience this tribute to one of the true masters of handbells.

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$30.00

Children's Quarrel After Playing (handbell choir reproducible master score)

CHILDREN'S QUARREL AFTER PLAYING (FROM "PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION") - Modest Mussorgsky/trans. Kevin McChesney - 4-5 octave handbells (B2 optional) - Level V

It goes by fast! A speedy, exciting concert selection for advanced choirs.

Musical Score
$20.00

Christ the Lord is Risen Today (handbell choir reproducible master score)

CHRIST THE LORD IS RISEN TODAY - arr. Judy Endean - 2 octave handbells - Level I+

Perhaps better rated a full level II due to a good number of eighth-note rhythms, bell, key and meter changes. A straight-forward arrangement of LYRA DAVIDICA with linear and chordal textures.

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$20.00

Christmas Eve (Sarajevo 12/24) (handbell choir reproducible master score)

CHRISTMAS EVE (SARAJEVO 12/24) - Paul O'Neill and Robert Kinkel/arr. Hart Morris - 5-7 octave handbells with optional 3-7 octave handchimes and optional cello, flute, and percussion - Level III+

The rock band Trans-Siberian Orchestra had a big hit with this fast, energetic arrangement of Carol of the Bells. Driving rhythms propel this exciting title. Includes quotes from God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen as well. There are options to add cello, flute, tubular chimes, and suspended cymbal.

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$20.00

Comfort Ye (handbell choir reproducible master score)

COMFORT YE from "MESSIAH" - arr. Kevin McChesney - 3-5 octave handbells with optional C instrument - Level II+

A beautiful setting of one of the best-known arias from Handel's "Messiah." A great opportunity to show your ringers at their musical best, and to create a lovely moment in concert or worship. C instrument part is optional.

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$20.00