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All About Handchimes


A complete text on the use of handchimes including:

  • A history of the instrument
  • Handchime design and maintenance including Malmark Choirchime® Instruments, Schulmerich, MelodyChime® Instruments and Suzuki ToneChimes.
  • Basic ringing and damping techniques
  • Special ringing techniques
  • Ringing Musically
  • Ensemble ringing: Equipment and set-up
  • Ensemble ringing: Assigning instruments to ringers
  • Ensemble ringing: Ringing multiple handchimes
  • Ensemble ringing: Choosing repertoire for handchimes
  • Ensemble ringing: Rehearsal planning and techniques