HANDBELL PIECES

 

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Chopstix
~ NFT available ~

Brilliant encore or novelty piece,

utilizing mallets or martellato technique.

2/3 octaves

Chopstix - Matt Johnson
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Night in a Manger
~ NFT available ~

Christmas arrangement overlaps the familiar carols

Silent Night and Away in a Manger.

3 octaves

Night in a Manger - Matt Johnson
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New Life
~ NFT available ~

Enthusiasm of a child's birth...captured for handbells.

3 octaves

New Life - Matt Johnson
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Every Time I Feel the Spirit
~ NFT available ~

Pentecost: A slow "swing" arrangement.

2 octave choirs…using a 3 octave set

Every Time I Feel the Spirit - Matt Johnson
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We Gather Together
~ NFT available ~

Thanksgiving events will appreciate this traditional melody

with a repetitive harmonic motif.

2 octaves

We Gather Together - Matt Johnson
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Come, Ye Thankful People, Come
~ NFT available ~

Thanksgiving arrangement utilizing time, key
and harmonic changes throughout.

Quartet, 2 octaves

Come, Ye Thankful People, Come - Matt Johnson
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We Gather Together
~ NFT available ~

Thanksgiving events will appreciate this traditional melody

with a repetitive harmonic motif.

Quartet, 2 octaves

We Gather Together - Matt Johnson
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Come, Ye Thankful People, Come
~ NFT available ~

Thanksgiving arrangement utilizing time, key
and harmonic changes throughout.

2 octaves

Come, Ye Thankful People, Come - Matt Johnson
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The First Noel
~ NFT available ~

Christmas: Melodic handbells above a flowing piano accompaniment with harmonic swirls around a

repetitive rhythmic motif.

2 octaves

The First Noel (Handbell DEMO) - Matt Johnson
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Silent Night
~ NFT available ~

Christmas: Melodic handbell solo over

unique harmonies in the piano accompaniment.

3 octaves

Silent Night - Matt Johnson
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Christmas Carol Medley
~ NFT available ~

Christmas medley includes Away In a Manger, O Little Town of Bethlehem, It Came Upon the Midnight Clear and The First Noel.

2 octaves

Christmas Carol Medley - Matt Johnson
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Brells
~ NFT available ~

Energetic original work which combines

brass and handbells with optional rhythm section.

3 octaves

Brells - Matt Johnson
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Handbell Processional
~ NFT available ~

Processional theme repeats until the ringers are at the tables and

ready to perform the rest of the piece.

5 octaves

Handbell Processional - Matt Johnson
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World Communion Handbells
~ NFT available ~

Arranged for World Communion Sunday, this medley includes
Let Us Break Bread Together and  One Bread, One Body.

Quartet, with piano accompaniment

World Communion Handbells - Matt Johnson
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Surprise Postlude
~ NFT available ~

Wonderful "surprise" ending for a

church service or public concert.

3 octaves

Surprise Postlude - Matt Johnson
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ALL the Handbell Pieces of Matt Johnson

A Baker's Dozen:
The Handbell Works of Matt Johnson