Method Books for All Ages
Method Book for All Ages
Start your ringers right with a one of these books.
BUILDING BASIC SKILLS (2 octaves)
UP and RINGING! (3 octaves)
Both books provide a sequential set of
lessons for new ringers of all ages.
All new ringers need material to help them develop good ringing skills.
allows them to concentrate on ringing technique and tracking their notes.
New ringers who already know how to read
music face challenges unique to handbell music.
- Sometimes excellent keyboardists are confused by the
difficulty of ringing only two
staff notes instead of being responsible for all
the notes on the staff.
- Other instrumentalists who are accustomed to reading a
also find it difficult to play only two notes instead of all
Easy music helps these ringers adjust to reading handbell music.
Use BUILDING BASIC SKILLS (2 octaves) or Up and
Ringing! (3 octaves) to lay a good foundation for any new ringer.
If it is necessary to work beginners into an
existing group, challenge the returning
ringers to ring a “new position” while
working through this training material.
Links to other important information
Important features (more general information)
Description of individual components (with links to selected sample pages)
Musical concepts presented (with links to playback files for some of the performance possibilities)
Price list (with unit price for three components of the 3-octave book)
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March 23, 2013