Blessed Assurance (McChesney) (3-5 octaves handbells)

BLESSED ASSURANCE - arr. Kevin McChesney - 3-5 octaves 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.

Musical Score
$25.00

Carmen Fantasy (5-7 octaves handbells)

CARMEN FANTASY - Georges Bizet/arr. Joe Buono and Tristan Clarke/adapt. Matthew Compton - 5-7 octaves handbells with optional handchimes - Level V

This setting of various themes from Georges Bizet’s famous opera Carmen is a virtuosic arrangement originally arranged for two melodicas by internet sensations Joe Buono and Tristan Clarke of The Melodica Men. Matthew Compton’s faithful adaptation will be an audience and ringer favorite alike! 

Musical Score
$25.00

Chaconne (4-7 octaves handbells)

CHACONNE - Kevin McChesney - 4-7 octaves 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.

Musical Score
$30.00

Children's Quarrel After Playing (4-5 octaves handbells)

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

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

Musical Score
$25.00

Constellations (3-5 octaves handbells)

CONSTELLATIONS - Kevin McChesney - 3-5 octaves handbells with optional 3 octaves handchimes - Level V

This vibrant original work is engaging, energetic, and majestic. A very special choice for worship or concert.

Musical Score
$25.00

Gnomes (5 octaves handbells)

GNOMES (FROM "PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION") - Modest Mussorgsky/trans. Kevin McChesney - 5 octaves handbells (Ab2 optional) - Level V

Exciting, expressive, and atmospheric music for the advanced handbell choir. The familiar movement from Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition" will challenge your ringers, no question, but the end result is electrifying.

Musical Score
$25.00

I Sing The Mighty Power of God (3-6 octaves handbells)

I SING THE MIGHTY POWER OF GOD - arr. Larry Sue - 3-6 octaves handbells - Level V

Musical Score
$25.00

Rag-Time Dance (4-5 octaves handbells)

RAG-TIME DANCE - Scott Joplin/trans. Kevin McChesney - 4-5 octaves handbells - Level V

Made famous in the movie The Sting, and used in many other television programs and movies, this is one of Joplin's liveliest and most entertaining pieces. Transcribed here for bells in a setting that is sure to bring down the house, more experienced groups will delight in including this piece in their concerts!

Musical Score
$25.00

Ravel's Bolero (4-6 octaves handbells)

RAVEL'S BOLERO - Maurice Ravel/arr. Scott Pfitzinger - 4-6 octaves handbells with optional 3 octaves handchimes - Level V

A fun arrangement of the famous "Bolero" that uses a variety of styles and techniques, including New Age, Swing, March, and Hard Rock, building up to bombastic finale. A challenge to play but a blast to perform!

Musical Score
$25.00

Second Suite in F: All Movements (3-7 octaves handbells)

SECOND SUITE IN F - Gustav Holst/trans. Scott Pfitzinger - 3-7 octaves handbells with optional 3-6 octaves handchimes - Levels III-V

One of Gustav Holst's most famous compositions, the Second Suite in F for Military Band is a staple of college and high school symphonic bands. This transcription carefully re-creates the sounds, colors, textures, and moods of the original using only bells and optional chimes, with no other instruments. Each movement is a gem, and together they are a real treasure, sure to please any audience.

Musical Score
$60.00