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  • n. Plural form of handbell.


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  • Any other writer who plays handbells is ok in my book! by

    Poetry Thursday~When Morning Comes

  • So, ringing handbells is what makes me happy for today.

    I Ring Becuase Iā€™m Happy « Michael in Nashville

  • Such are the creative issues that inspire Mr. Shirey, who will celebrate his 44th birthday onstage Saturday at Joe's Pub, demonstrating the inherent lyrical allure of such items as the "industrial flute," the enigmatic "Sxipenspiel," a stack of "mutant harmonicas" fed into a pitch-shifting device that makes a "fat, greasy, lumbering pipe-organ sound," a guitar doctored with paper clips and a microphone, and a set of desktop handbells.

    A Mad Scientist of Musical Machinery

  • I recently found myself in Fortnum & Mason with an hour to kill and, en route to the department selling royal wedding commemorative handbells and 37 kinds of bittermints, wandered into a huge room filled almost entirely with soap.

    Beauty: Soap

  • Strangely, it is too for husband and wife duo Gay and Alan, who play the Titanic theme on the handbells.

    Britain's Got Talent ā€“ review

  • Nearly every performance had a gimmick: The foursome played "What to Do" entirely on handbells, which must have taken a long time to learn.

    In concert: OK Go at 9:30 club

  • Carol Ringers and Peace Ringers, a program of religious and popular holiday music using traditional handbells. 6 p.m., Kennedy Center, Millennium Stage, 2700 F St. NW.

    D.C. community calendar, Dec. 16 to 23, 2010

  • His latest recording is World Glass, a delight which showcases all the glass instruments in his Crystal Concert, including the glass armonica, the glass violin, the crystal handbells, the cristal Baschet, and the glass bowed psaltery.

    Celestial Music of the Spheres: Dean Shostak Plays Glass Instruments

  • Accessible and easy to learn in 2-part mixed voicing, it features handbells and optional children's descant.

    Children And Dreams

  • One of the deacons at the church I grew up at was badly beaten by a robber while opening up the church one day and the robber got away with a lot of valuable church property getting caught with the church handbells made a conviction later on easy at least.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Does CHL ban in churches violate the First Amendment?


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