Ring Around the Year
Handbell music for 3, 4 or 5 octaves for seasonal and general use.
Ring Around the Year is a reproducible collection of wonderful handbell music for use throughout the year. Most of the pieces are also suitable for general, non-seasonal use. The seven titles in this collection are written for 3, 4, or 5 octaves, some with optional handchimes. This reproducible collection is designed to meet the needs of handbell choirs by helping to stretch their music budgets.
Voicing: 3, 4 or 5 octaves handbells
Composers: Susan E. Geschke, Robert Lowry, Rosland H. Prichard, Frederick C. Atkinson
Arrangers: Kevin McChesney, Cathy Moklebust, Anna Laura Page, Valerie W. Stephenson, Margaret R. Tucker, Sondra K. Tucker
Tune sources: TRYGGARE KAN INVEN VARA, HANSON PLACE, HYFRYDOL, THE HOLLY AND THE IVY, LONESOME VALLEY, MORECAMBE
Seasons: General, Advent, Christmas, Lent, Pentecost, All Saints', Baptism, Children's Sabbath
Level: 2 & 2+
Contents: Children of the Heavenly Father; Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus; The Holly and the Ivy; Jesus Walked this Lonesome Valley; Meditation on Hyfrydol; O Thou Who Hearest Every Heartfelt Prayer; Rejoice Greatly!; Shall We Gather at the River; Spirit of God, Descend Upon My Heart