When it comes to hand percussion, there's no sound quite like one produced by handbells. Described as majestic, beautiful and resonant, handbells are as fun to play as they are to listen to! Aside from the bells themselves, your collection of handbell music is one of the most important things you'll own. The great thing about this section of handbell music is there's lots to choose from. Whether you're a beginner looking for your first handbell music book or a seasoned pro who wants to add more sheet music to their collection, the right handbell music scores are waiting here for you.
If you're relatively new to the exciting world of the handbells, you may want to invest in handbell music books and accessories that are designed to help develop and fine-tune your talent. A great place to start is with the 8 Note Bell Songs and the More 8 Note Bell Song books from RB Publications. Simple and straight forward, these books are filled with easy-to-play songs geared toward beginning musicians. From "Row, Row, Row your Boat" or "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star," you'll have all the classics at your fingertips with these books.
This catalog also includes a number of handbell music books that feature pieces for special occasions and holidays. Take for example, the Alfred Home for the Holiday 2-5 Octaves Medley. Including seasonal favorites like "I'll be Home for Christmas" and "Walking in a Winter Wonderland," you'll have your audience swaying to the beat in no time at all. And if your handbell choir is often called on to play at graduations or church services, a great resource to have on hand is the Rhythm Band Special Occasions for Handbells & Deskbells Book and CD. Its track list is comprised of ceremonial and religious tracks like "Pomp & Circumstance," "Christ the Lord is Risen" and "Keep Me Near the Cross."
As you can see from the number of books and accessories on these pages, your choices go far beyond the above sampling. There is really something for everyone, so whether your interest lies in holiday hits, traditional hymns, patriotic anthems or something entirely different, this section covers just about every type of handbell music imaginable.