BLESSED ASSURANCE - arr. Kevin McChesney - 3-5 octave handbells with optional 1 octave handchimes - Level V
This is a set of stunning variations on Blessed Assurance, one of the great hymns of the church. The piece takes ringers and listeners on a journey through musical styles from down-home Gospel to upbeat jazz. Challenging and engaging, the various musical "feels" are accessible and this is sure to be a favorite for ringers, congregations, and audiences.