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Music & Previews of Coming Attractions

Tonight was a combination event that had all kinds of interesting ingredients, like a fusion restaurant.

This is “Mercy & Mission Week” at Mount Mercy University, and events this week are meant to remind us of and tie us with our heritage as an institution founded by the Sisters of Mercy. 636 more words

Mount Mercy

Bells (an acrostic poem)

Bronze polished to a mirror finish

Elevated, ready to begin

Letting loose a pure tone

Lofting music to the heavens

Seeking musical peace

....of 'gong' & song...

…”Keep calm and chime on: Handbell ringers gather for a-pealing symposium”…”Hillary Clinton makes her case: ‘America is once again at a moment of reckoning'”…

Seems Vancouver’s convention centre will be resounding with participants quipping–‘ 62 more words

Intercessory Prayers…

Intercessory prayers are when a person prays for others.  That is what Christianity is all about: love, unity, forgiveness, acceptance, mercy, patience, and kindness towards every single person.  380 more words

Scherzando of Joy

3-6 octaves of bells with 3 octaves of chimes. Level 4

A playful, somewhat jazzy frolic incorporating the melody of Beethoven’s Hymn to Joy.

Star and Stable/Grove and Meadow

3, 4 or 5 Octaves, Level 3.   Alternative titles provide usage flexibility.

Lots of table techniques help drive the jaunty melody of the “A” section, contrasting with a pensive and expressive middle section.   16 more words

A Voice in the Night is Calling

for 3 – 4 Octaves, or 5 – 6 Octaves (best with 4 or more), optional 2 octaves of Chimes, optional solo voice (alto/baritone) or SATB choir. 130 more words