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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

Examining Things

Day 18: Today's Christmas Song

Today’s Christmas song is this spectacular performance of Ode to Joy to the World by The Piano Guys with choir and bell ringers. With thoughts of my two oldest daughters, Leslie and Paula, who played handbells and were also in choirs. 19 more words

Blog Series: Today's Christmas Song

Fun Facts about Handbells

by Helena Taylor

  • People who play handbells are known as ‘Ringers’. Not ding-a-lings. The joke wasn’t funny the first time, and it still not funny years… (decades) later.
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Ring in holidays with Celebration Ringers

By Judy Brown
Riderwood Handbell Choir

The Celebration Ringers, the Riderwood Village handbell choir, presents our annual Christmas concert on Wednesday December 13 at 7:30 PM in the Riderwood Chapel. 68 more words

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