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Bells (2015)


Difficulty Level: Medium, Grade 4

Style: Arrangements in Contemporary Marching Style

Original Arrangements by Tim Hinton

Percussion Written by Clif Walker

(Originally commissioned by the Halls HS Band, Knoxville, TN, Greg Basham, Director)

1. SILVER BELLS – "Carol of the Bells"

2. IRON BELLS – "hope,faith,life,love" by Eric Whitacre

3. BRAZEN BELLS – "Tubular Bells – Theme from The Exorcist" by Mike Oldfield

4. GOLD BELLS – Original composition based on "Westminster Chimes" bells

Shows about bells provide a multitude of visual and aural possibilities.  The band members can carry bells and play them to great effect at key moments throughout the production.  Possibilities for visual interpretation are abundant and make this an easy show to produce!

Tim Purple Shirt squareNOTE: The music in this show requires Copyright Permission to perform.  If you want to perform this show, contact me (at the bottom of this page) and I will explain to you how to proceed with requesting the permission to perform that music.  There is no guarantee that the rights will be granted again, though the chances are good.  The band program is responsible for securing the rights and paying all fees associated with them.


Fee for the use of the music for the season:
Winds and Percussion – $1500 

Download Perusal Score – Silver Bells (PDF)

Download Perusal Score – Hope Faith (PDF)

Download Perusal Score – Tubular Bells (PDF)

Download Perusal Score – Golden Bells Finale (PDF)

2015 Durant HS Band, Bruce Herrmann, Director

For Availability and Questions please CLICK HERE to contact Tim.