2pMU7. The art of handbell ringing.

Session: Tuesday Afternoon, June 17

Author: Kathleen Ebling-Thorne
Location: Westminister Choir College of Rider Univ., Lawrenceville, NJ


The history and art of handbell ringing will be discussed. Members of the Westminster Concert Bell Choir will demonstrate some of the techniques used in modern handbell choirs, such as martellato, plucking, thumb damping, and four-in-hand ringing, as well as techniques for special effects, such as echo and gyro.

ASA 133rd meeting - Penn State, June 1997