Holiday Bells Are Ringing by R. W. Smith. Concert band. Young Band. Sound Foundations Series. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR370). Grade 1. Score and parts. Composed 2010. Duration 1 minute, 47 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.023-3986-00).
The perfect opening fanfare or closing statement for your next holiday concert. The spirit of the season comes alive with the bell tone effects in both percussion and winds. Based on the traditional "Ding Dong Merrily On High", Robert W. Smith has carefully woven the classic melody with the bells creating a powerful and unique setting for your developing band. The result is a mature musical effect that will delight your students and holiday audience. An excellent programming choice!