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Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Handbells 3-4 Octaves
Publisher American Guild of English Hb Ringer
Arranger Mckechnie, D Linda
Grade 5

Price: $3.50

Catalog #AG34018

UPC code: 024257001733

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A contemporary setting of the traditional Shaker melody with a "hint" of Aaron Copeland. With each verse and chorus, Linda gradually adds a variety of handbell techniques, countermelodies, and an interesting use of motives as an accompaniment. Fun surprises such as meter changes (6/8 3/4) and bold syncopation give a dance-like, happy quality - exciting both the ringers and the listeners. Both editions are totally compatible and use their respective full range of handbells.

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