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PB6 in hand

Last week I called my first quarter peal in hand: plain bob minor.

I was using the following composition:

720 Plain Bob Minor
23456  W  H
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52436  -
32456  s
53426  -
42356  s  -
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3 part
For 540 omit the calls at W in one part…
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Bells in Hand

We recently started attending a different church.

We chose it because it looks like a church. Two churches we’ve attended in the past built new sanctuaries that reminded me of a big-box discount store: plain and windowless. 409 more words

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Handbell Music for General Worship Spring 2018

recommended by Jennifer F., Handbell Music Specialist

Flee As a Bird arr. Anna Laura Page, Level 3-
Anna Laura Page’s arrangement of “Flee As a Bird” is both lyrical and yearning. 534 more words

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Handbell Music for Lent & Easter 2018

recommended by Jennifer F., Handbell Music Specialist

Alas, and Did My Savior Bleed arr. Jason W. Krug, Level 2
The plaintive melody of this arrangement sits atop a flowing accompaniment of either bells or chimes, symbolizing Christ’s sacrifice for us. 508 more words

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Where Have I Been????

I realized today that I didn’t post on Sunday, or yesterday. I have a routine for posting when I do and Sundays are hard on that routine with me having to leave the house earlier for church. 179 more words

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Thoughts on Christmas Music

I so enjoy the music of this blessed season and am grateful to those that were inspired to write it. We have a handbell choir in our church and I find that the sounds that come forth can move me easily to tears. 19 more words

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What Brings You Passion?

Before Christmas I found myself in a church auditorium enjoying a performance by the Agape Ringers, an elite handbell choir in the Chicagoland area. I didn’t grow up knowing a handbell from a doorbell, but I was lucky enough to get introduced to ringing by a good friend who attends handbell summer camp every year. 982 more words

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