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“Ring the Bells of Heaven” for One Octave Handbell Choir with Piano accompaniment (optional Color Coded Notes)

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By George Frederick Root

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Piano Accompaniment, Handbell, one octave handbells - Early Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by George Frederick Root (1820-1895). Arranged by Sharon Wilson. Romantic Period, Christian, Sacred, Repertoire, Folk. Score, Set of Parts. 10 pages. Published by Sharon Wilson (S0.984837).

Item Number: S0.984837

This sheet music is arranged for a one octave, 13-note chromatic scale Handbell choir with Piano accompaniment. The piano provides an introduction then the Handbells play the melody and frequent 2-part harmony. An optional repeat and second ending is included in case a longer song is desired.

Included in this set of scores is a combined score with both instruments (Handbells and Piano) on a grand staff plus two separate scores for the Handbells (one in standard format with black and white notes and the second with color-coded notes). The color-coded score is enlarged so the colors are easier to distinguish and all sharps and flats are displayed (shown in the key of C) as reminders for beginning ringers.

A color-coded note chart is also provided showing the Handbell notes used for this arrangement as well as the number of times each note is played. The note distribution is helpful when assigning notes to ringers. You may want to assign fewer notes to beginners or evenly distribute the bells between all ringers.

As noted above, one of the Handbell scores is color-coded for easier note reading for beginning ringers. This separate color-coded score uses the “Chroma-Notes™ Colored Music System.” If you have a set of Handbells with a different color scheme, “Chroma-Notes Stick Ons” can be purchased and applied so the Handbells match this color scheme.

Permission is granted to make up to 10 copies of each score. For more than 10 copies, please purchase additional sets.

This arrangement is one of the 10 songs in the collection “Melodies to the Lord (A Collection of 10 Hymns for One Octave Handbell Choir with Piano Accompaniment)”

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