Blessed Assurance (handbell quartet)

BLESSED ASSURANCE - arr. Karen Roth - handbell quartet

Appropriate for worship or concert, quartet setting of this favorite is a sure winner. Practical and light, the use of mallets brings a lively dimension to this tune. This is a bright, fresh setting with great technical facility.

Musical Score
$12.50

Blessed Assurance (handbell solo)

BLESSED ASSURANCE - Phoebe Knapp/arr. Brian Childers - handbell solo with keyboard accompaniment and optional C instrument

Dramatic setting for solo ringer and optional C instrument by Brian Childers. Accompaniment includes keyboard and optional percussion (timpani, suspended cymbal, glockenspiel, and wind chimes), C instrument (such as flute). An outstanding offering for worship or concert - gives the solo ringer every chance to really shine in this exuberant arrangement of the hymn tune Assurance.

Musical Score
$7.50

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

Blessed Is He (3-5 octaves handbells)

BLESSED IS HE - Julie Turner and Jefferey A. Hall - 3-5 octaves handbells - Level III

Musical Score
$25.00

Blest Be the Tie That Binds (handbell solo/duet)

BLEST BE THE TIE THAT BINDS - arr. Kevin McChesney - handbell solo/duet with keyboard accompaniment

Musically straightforward, play as a solo or divide up the solo for two ringers making it easier to learn and less of a challenge. As a solo, some four-in-hand may be needed to make the runs smooth and musical. Legato ringing is a must; some LV might be included along with relaxed and natural movements.
 

Handbells used (and range)
Solo/duet: 13 bells (D5-B6)

Musical Score
$7.50

Branle (handbell ensemble)

BRANLE by C. Gervaise, arranged by Kevin McChesney for Handbell Ensemble

In the style of the Renaissance, this straightforward arrangement is easy for a quartet to pick up and learn in few rehearsals. A duet team can play this 8-bell arrangement using four in hand or off-table techniques. 

Specific assignment suggestions are offered for performing this as a duet, trio, or quartet.

Musical Score
$10.00

Brass Fanfare/Introits (brass quartet/quintet/sextet)

BRASS FANFARE/INTROITS - arr. DWMorgan - brass quartet/quintet/sextet - Level 2/3

Three pieces suitable for presentation as a short prelude, introit, fanfare or postlude in a worship setting.

Musical Score
$15.00

Brethren, We Have Met To Worship (handbell quartet/ensemble with embellishments)

BRETHREN, WE HAVE MET TO WORSHIP - HOLY MANNA/arr. Kevin McChesney, embellishments by Luke Nabeta - handbell quartet/ensemble

A bright setting of the hymn favorite which depends a lot on rhythmic drive. Technical considerations include a running mallet line in the part of Ringer 4. Great opportunities using musical as well as physical expression are possible with repeated chords and an LV section which begs for stunning visual display.

Musical Score
$15.00

Brethren, We Have Met to Worship (handbell quartet/ensemble)

BRETHREN, WE HAVE MET TO WORSHIP - Holy Manna/arr. Kevin McChesney - handbell quartet/ensemble

A bright setting of the hymn favorite which depends a lot on rhythmic drive. Technical considerations include a running mallet line in the part of Ringer 4. Great opportunities using musical as well as physical expression are possible with repeated chords and an LV section which begs for stunning visual display.

Musical Score
$12.50

Brother James' Air (handbell trio/quartet/quintet/sextet/ensemble)

BROTHER JAMES' AIR - arr. Bill Ingram - handbell trio/quartet/quintet/sextet/ensemble

A one-page, 12 bell rendition of the hymn tune associated with the 23rd Psalm.

Musical Score
$10.00