handbell arrangements

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Music for 12 Bells Plus?
A varied collection of 15 pieces for handbells written in large clear staff notation in an open flat volume. From carols to creole, Bach to Offenbach, and folk music of four nations.
Easy to moderate level.

"Jo Simmonds (the arranger of Music for Twelve Bells Plus? ) is obviously a skilled musician with an in-depth knowledge of handbells and ringers!....    Please Jo, can we have some more?!"

A. R. Price (HRGB Reverberations)

Amazing Grace

Skye Boat Song

Yankee Doodle

Goodnight Ladies

Eton Boating Song*

What Shall we do wit the Drunken Sailor?*

The Irish Washerwoman

Oh When the Saints go Marching In

Red River Valley

Andante (Vivaldi double mandolin concerto)

See Amid the Winter's Snow

O Christmas Tree

Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring (J S Bach)*

Barcarolle (Offenbach)*

Brahms' Lullaby.*

Price £10.00 (+ £1.75 UK p&p)

These arrangements are designed to be playable with 12 hands and keep within the range of an octave and a fifth, between C and G'.  Ten of the tunes require b​ells entirely from C major and five require additional F sharps but no extra ringers (marked * above). 

On request, Music for Twelve Bells Plus? is also available in G major (the five 'p​lus' tunes requiring extra C sharps),.

Site still under construction - Audio samples and extracts to follow soon.  Or in the meantime,  for further information please