Bells, The

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

Type: Choral

Voicing or Instrumentation: SATTB or SSATB a cappella

SSATB version available online. To purchase or request a perusal copy of the SATTB score, please contact us​.​

NOTE: You must purchase a separate copy for each individual performer. When you buy a copy of Edie’s music, you are purchasing a license to perform the music.


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Audio Credits: Track 1. Live performance by Dare to Breathe (one a part), Track 2. Live performance by The Camerata Singers, Floyd Farmer, conductor (full)

Text Author/Source:  Edgar Allen Poe

Year Composed: 2000

Duration: 01:30 Listen while perusing a copy of the score​

  1. The Bells (one a part)
  2. The Bells (SATB)

Perusal Score Bells SSATB Sep 2018​​ ​ ​​​

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