Bells, The

Originally written for SATTB one-on-a-part, this sprightly and tintinnabular piece works well for both large and small choirs. It’s a setting of one of Edgar Allen Poe’s more cheerful poems, and is well-suited for holiday programming.

Commissioned by Dr. Richard and Mrs. Louise Varco for Dare to Breathe
Premiere Performances:

December 11, 2000, Schubert Club Concert, Abbott Northwestern Hospital Chapel, Minneapolis, MN;

December 17, 2000, Minnesota History Center, St. Paul, MN;

December 28, 2000, University Children’s Hospital, Minneapolis, MN

Commissioned by Dr. Richard and Mrs. Louise Varco for Dare to Breathe
Premiere Performances: December 11, 2000, Schubert Club Concert, Abbott
Northwestern Hospital Chapel, Minneapolis, MN; December 17, Minnesota
History Center, St. Paul, MN; December 28, 2000, University
Children’s Hospital, Minneapolis,
Type: 
Choral
Voicing or Instrumentation: 
SATTB or SSATB a cappella
Audio Credits: 
Live performance by The Camerata Singers, Floyd Farmer, conductor (full), Live performance by Dare to Breathe (one a part)
Text Author/Source: 
Edgar Allen Poe
Year Composed: 
2000
Duration: 
01:30
SSATB version available online. To purchase or request a perusal copy of the SATTB score, please contact us.
SKU: HP04-06