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Ode To Gravity:
Sonos Handbell Ensemble

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Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 66 min
Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA

The remarkable change-ringing talents of the Oakland based hand bell ensemble Sonos, are explored in this live concert from the KPFA studios. Charles Amirkhanian introduces James Mitchell, director, and the musicians from the group, who all hail from the East Bay. Members of the Ensemble demonstrate the various techniques of hand bell ringing as well as perform a selection of songs and classical music arranged for hand bell ensemble. (from KPFA Folio)

Part 1 of 2:  
Musical Selections:  Toccata in G (2:30) / Johann Sebastian. Bach [arr. by James Meredith] -- Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho (3:25) / Traditional [arr. by Hart Morris] -- Shall We Gather at the River / Robert Lowry [arr. by Dale Wood] -- Legend (Leyanda) (6:30) / Albéniz [arr. by James Meredith] -- Sabre Dance (2:15) / Aram Khachaturian [arr. by Martha Lynn Thompson]
Performers:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble:
James Meredith, director
Carla Brey, bells
Mark Decker, bells
Janice Doherty, bells
Bill Taylor, bells
P. L. Grove, bells
Kathie Fink-Hein, bells
Jim McMillan, bells
Peggy Rising, bells
Joe Coulter, bells
Barbara Vail, bells
Martha Wald, bells
Genres:  Classical Music; 20th Century Classical
Subject:  Handbells; Handbell music; Handbell choirs
People:  Amirkhanian, Charles; Meredith, James (Conductor); Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750; Morris, Hart; Lowry, Robert, 1826-1899; Wood, Dale; Albéniz, Isaac, 1860-1909; Khachaturian, A. (Aram), 1903-1978; Thompson, Martha Lynn; Whitfield, Nadine; Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918; Kodama, Katsumi; Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990; Dole, Sanford
Recording Date:  9/21/1992
First Broadcast Date:  9/21/1992
 
Part 2 of 2:  
Musical Selections:  Bronzewood Kaleidoscope (9:50) / Nadine Whitfield -- Arabesque I (7:30) / Claude Debussy [arr. by Katsumi Kodama] -- Rodeo: Saturday Night Waltz (3:13) / Aaron Copland [arr. by Sanford Dole] -- Hoe Down (3:55) / Aaron Copland [arr. by Sanford Dole]
Performers:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble:
James Meredith, director
Jofria Whitfield, viola (Bronzewood)
Genres:  Classical Music; 20th Century Classical
Subject:  Handbells; Handbell music; Handbell choirs; Handbell and viola music
People:  Amirkhanian, Charles; Meredith, James (Conductor); Whitfield, Nadine; Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918; Kodama, Katsumi; Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990; Dole, Sanford
Recording Date:  9/21/1992
 
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