Handbells!: Duets, Quartets, and Much More... (Paperback)
14 pieces total. Includes 2 Duets and 2 Quartets that require only one good solo ringer. A Pensive Moment received a standing ovation by 2,000 ringers at the AGEHR Convention at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. The composer rang, accompanied by her choir. If you wanted this piece and could never find it, here it is Original compositions and arrangements for 3-octave, 4-octave, 3-5 octave, and 3-octave with SATB. Some Christmas, some Lenten/Easter, but most are general purpose.Some titles you may recognize: Hark The Voice Of Jesus Crying (4-Octaves), Angels We Have Heard On High (3-5 Octaves), Beethoven's Joyful, Joyful (swings using 3-5 Octaves), Wondrous Love (3-5 Octaves), Jesus Loves Me (3-5 Octaves).5-Part Fugue is a huge piece which incorporates "sniblets" of Lenten and Easter hymns in true fugue style. The 3-octave with SATB piece is an eerie combination of "Jesus Christ Is Present" and "Beautiful Savior." Minor to major key switches. This is one beautiful piece Purchasing this book gives you permission to copy the materials for your use.Dawn LaBuy-Brockett is a composer/writer, with many offerings on Amazon. Search for "dawn labuy" to find all her works. Here is a short list of what you will find: "Conversations" is a symphony with a score available, as well as parts, a CD, and MP3 downloads. "Butterflies" is a musical play with a playbook available, as well as sheet music, a couple of CD's, and MP3 downloads.Also available are books of Chamber Music Quartets and Quintets for most any instruments, Christmas music for voice and percussion, Handbell music (includes duets and quartets), a Piano Solo and a Duet for 2 Pianos, Instant Handbells with scores for immediate performances of Change Ringing, and Melodee Bells with scores for immediate performances of Change Ringing for young children or audience participation.Dawn also has books for toddlers to learn colors, numbers, and letters. She has books for 4 yr. olds and up to learn music note values, basic math, and combinations and permutations (don't let this scare you - it's interactive and fun )13 Pieces is a book of Dawn's short stories and poetry.Dawn LaBuy-Brockett, Pi Kappa Lambda, BM and MM Music Theory and Composition, NIU, BA Mathematics with a minor in English, IWU.