Easter Triumph

J.D. FrizzellHandbell, Level 2 Leave a Comment

With orchestral strength and tonal variety, four of the most often-heard Easter hymn tunes combine in a glorious outpouring of praise for Easter morning. Liberal use of shakes, martellato lifts, thumb damps, and mallets add to the excitement.

Passion Dance

J.D. FrizzellHandbell, Level 6 Leave a Comment

Passion Dance is, in a way, pretty ridiculous.  I wrote it as a virtuoso show-stopper for Southern Miss Carillon while I was in the group.  Believe it or not, other groups have played it, too!  If this includes you, please send me a recording.  Passion Dance depicts the life, death, and resurrection of Christ in an original musical setting. Commissioned …