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Faith of the Saints

For handbells, chimes, and optional trumpet, level 2+ https://www.handbellworld.com/music/recording/14566.mp3 A breathtaking hymn medley for All Saints Day, incorporating Faith of our Fathers, Look Ye Saints the Sight Is Glorious and For All the Saints. Powerful and stirring for both performer and listener. Selected for the 2012 Lutheridge Handbell Weekend Reading Session (Asheville, NC) Selected for the 2012 Chattanooga Area Handbell Festival (Chattanooga, TN) Selected for

Faith of the Saints2017-06-04T17:39:18+00:00

A Disciple’s Prayer

For handbells and chimes, with optional violin, level 2+ https://www.handbellworld.com/music/recording/16382.mp3 A stirring setting of ST. AGNES and TRENTHAM, ideal for Pentecost. Commissioned in memory of Hannah Ham Dickerson, by her family. Published by Lorenz (20/1885L)  

A Disciple’s Prayer2017-06-04T19:08:45+00:00

Dies Irae

For handbells and chimes, with optional oboe and/or cello, level 3- https://www.handbellworld.com/music/recording/14104.mp3 Captivating setting of the Gregorian Dies Irae and Stabat Mater chants with PASSION CHORALE (O Sacred Head, Now Wounded) Suitable for concert or worship (particularly during Lent) One week on the Jeffers Handbell Supply "Hot 40" list Featured on the album Radiance by Concert Bells of Fort Worth Selected for the 2011 Siskiyou

Dies Irae2018-11-17T20:47:58+00:00

Contemplation on the Cross

For handbells and chimes, level 4- https://www.handbellworld.com/music/recording/15409.mp3 A stunning combination of the hymn tunes HAMBURG and ROCKINGHAM, most commonly associated with When I Survey the Wondrous Cross. A simple and accessible introduction to 8/8 meter. Four weeks on the Jeffers Handbell Supply "Hot 40" list Selected as an Editors' Choice piece by J.W. Pepper Selected for the 2014 Now I See It! Festival (Raleigh, NC)

Contemplation on the Cross2018-11-17T20:48:08+00:00

A Child Shall Lead Them

For handbells and chimes, with obligate bell-tree keyboard or flute, level 4 https://www.handbellworld.com/music/recording/15636.mp3 Composed for Barbara Brocker, inventor of the bell-tree keyboard and a visionary who just "gets it." Premiered at the Handbell Musicians of America Area 9 "Summit 2012" (Conroe, TX) Performed by Bells of the Lakes, in concert and at BellFest 2013 (March 2013) Selected for the opening concert of Handbell Musicians of

A Child Shall Lead Them2017-06-04T19:08:22+00:00


For handbells and chimes, level 6 https://www.handbellworld.com/music/recording/12216.mp3 Co-winner of the 2006 Soundprint Productions Composition Contest Contest Selected for Dr. William Payn's 2008 Master Class in Conducting Handbells Selected for the 14th Festival Puertorriqueño de Coros de Campanas in 2008 (Ponce, Puerto Rico) Selected for the 2013 Bay View Week of Handbells (Petoskey, MI) Published by From the Top Music (20164)


Celebration on Lancashire

For handbells and chime, level 2+ https://www.handbellworld.com/music/recording/16380.mp3 From Easter and Beyond, a reproducible collection of uplifting handbell pieces, a collaborative effort with colleagues Dan Edwards, Sandra Eithun, Michael Helman, Jason Krug, Anna Laura Page, Ron Mallory and Sondra Tucker. Published by Lorenz (20/1885L)

Celebration on Lancashire2017-06-04T16:28:35+00:00

Carol of the Drum

For handbells, chimes, and optional snare drum, level 4 https://www.handbellworld.com/music/recording/13740.mp3 Selected for the publisher’s “Raleigh Ringers Series” An arrangement of the Czech carol which inspired The Little Drummer Boy Selected for the 2010 AGEHR Area XII Handbell Conference (Davis, CA) Selected for RingFest 2010 (Toledo, OH) Performed by the Smithtonian Handbell Ensemble of Denver, CO (December 2010) Featured on The Handbell Podcast "Holiday Music Show"

Carol of the Drum2017-06-04T16:29:46+00:00


For handbells, chimes and optional percussion, level 5 https://www.handbellworld.com/music/recording/12192.mp3 Michael’s first published piece Featured on the album Agape Ringers in Concert Live! Performed by the East Texas Handbell Ensemble on the 2007 AGEHR National Seminar opening concert (Dallas, TX) Selected for Distinctly Bronze 2007 (New Bern, NC) Selected for Anthornis 2008 (Minneapolis, MN) Performed by the Agape Ringers (Spring Tour 2008) Performed by Bells of


Bumping Noses

For handbells, chimes & optional piccolo & clarinet, level 5+ https://www.handbellworld.com/music/recording/12685.mp3 Winner of the 2007 Bells of the Sound “Three Ring Circus” Composition Contest Performed by Bells of the Sound (Spring Tour 2008) Selected for Anthornis 2009 Reading Session (Minneapolis, MN) Reviewed in Overtones (Jan/Feb 2011) Selected for Distinctly Bronze East 2012 (New Bern, NC) Published by From the Top Music (20216)

Bumping Noses2018-08-05T20:55:35+00:00
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