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Festive Dance
By Georges Bizet

Handbell choir (3-7 octaves) - Level 4
Composed by Georges Bizet (1838-1875). Arranged by K. McChesney. Published by Jeffers Handbell Supply (JF.MJHS9195).

Item Number: JF.MJHS9195

Georges Bizet's work, otherwise known as "Farandole" has been transcribed by Kevin McChesney for 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7 octaves! The powerful theme is emphasized with marts, mart-lifts, shakes and ring touch techniques.

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  • 5

    Newcastle, Australia
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  • May 28, 2018 High Energy Joyous Music

    This is a fabulous arrangement of Bizet's Farandole. It has the advantage of being a well-know melody but the treatment of it here lifts it to new level. After our first play through there was complete silence (while we all caught our collective breaths) and then lots of...

    "Wows!. It is very energetic and fast. You will do a great deal of physical exercise playing this piece but the results are worth it. We bought this for the 2018 International Handbell Symposium and will definitely keep it in our repertoire. It will be the highlight of our Christmas performances this year.

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