Octaves: 3 - 6 octaves handbells; 3 - 5 octaves handchimes
Level: Level 4+
Composer: Betty B. Radford
Optional: 3 or 4-part treble voices
Description: So Glorious and Free - A Canadian Soundscape an original work handbells, features the rich heritage of Canada. It includes music
material from four traditional Canadian songs:
Land of the Silver Birch
I’se the B’y
À la Claire Fontaine
Ho Ho Watanay
and fragments of the Canadian National Anthem, O Canada.
It was selected by Handbell Guilds of Canada as the Canadian Composition for the 17th International Handbell Symposium in Vancouver, Canada, July 2016.
It was also the winner of the Handbell Guilds of Canada International Handbell Symposium Composition Competition.
Recording performed by Jubiloso! Bells of Concordia, Debbie Rice, director.
~ Recorded by Mike Malone Mike Malone,composer/arranger
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