Mark Arnold - Brass and Bronze Music
Mark Arnold - Brass and Bronze Music

Blog by Mark

Easy Christmas Music for Bells

By Mark

Three short, easy to learn pieces for the younger/less experienced handbell group.  Field tested at my church and now available at SheetMusic Plus and JW Pepper MyScore: https://www.jwpepper.com/Three-Christmas-Miniatures/11412292.item#.Yvf2KHbMJhF 

August 13, 2022 02:18 PM - Comment(s)

Summit 2022

By Mark

Join HMA Area 9 for “A NEW ADVENTURE:  AREA 9 SUMMIT 2022”Our clinicians will be the fabulous Sandra Eithun and Mitchell Eithun, and there will be an outstanding faculty offering classes and reading sessions with something for ringers and directors alike as well as two great concer...

April 30, 2022 07:33 AM - Comment(s)

12+ Bells - for Christmas or whenever!

By Mark

Hyfrydol for 12+ bells
October 17, 2020 04:21 PM - Comment(s)

New music - Handbell Duet or Quartet!

By Mark

My latest attempt at an ensemble piece, this fiddle tune is from the New England area of the United States, but has its origins in British folk music.  Arranged for 8 bells, it's playable by two players (playing 4-in-hand) or by four less frantic players. The faster, the bette...

August 06, 2020 07:32 AM - Comment(s)

New handbell solo

By Mark

Just released by Alfred/Jubilate, an adaptation of Somebody's Knocking at Your Door for handbell solo with piano and optional percussion.  The arrangement keeps the form and the bass groove of the original handbell choir arrangement, allowing a soloist to explore the tune and some counter-melod...

July 18, 2020 10:25 AM - Comment(s)