Handbell Podcast 097 - Holiday Music Show

Introductions

Member of the Blubrry network at http://www.blubrry.com
This show brought to you by Ringing Restorations  - Thanks for sponsoring this Podcast
This show brought to you by LifeWay's Handbells Quarterly - seven to nine new arrangements, four times a year.  Call 800.458.2772 or visit http://lifeway.com for more information.

Music Review (2:19)

"Come Thou Long Expected Jesus"  By Cathy Mocklebust
Octaves: 2-3 Octaves with finger cymbals, tambourine, drum
AGEHR Level:  2
Direct Link to the Music: Find it here
Choristers Guild can be found on the web at:  http://www.choristersguild.org/index.php
Code: CGB266   Price:  $4.95

Join Us Live (6:12)

If you would like to joi n us for our recordings, visit http://www.talkshoe.com on Tuesday evenings.  We are on the Virtual Air starting at 8:30 p.m. Central Time for our preshow prep time, we start recording at 9:00 p.m. and we hang around for a little while after for the post show.  If you have any problems connecting please email us at handbellpodcast@gmail.com, we would be happy to help you.

Shout out to the Chat Room (2:12) 

Join us on Tuesday evenings in the chatroom for some wonderful handbell  discussions.
If you are in the chat room, you can discuss what is happening on the podcast.

Music Review (7:12)

"Wassail Song"  By Leroy Anderson/Martha Lynn Thompson
Octaves: 3-6 Octaves
AGEHR Level:  3+
Direct Link to the Music: Find it here
Agape/Hope Publishing can be found on the web at:  http://www.hopepublishing.com
Code: 2404   Price:  $4.95

Music Review (11:25)

"Coventry Carol"  By Cynthia Dobrinski
Octaves: 3-5 Octaves
AGEHR Level:  3
Direct Link to the Music: Find it here
Agape/Hope Publishing can be found on the web at:  http://www.hopepublishing.com
Code: 1537   Price:  $2.25

Music Review (17:35)

"Up on the House Top"  By Arnold Sherman
Octaves: 3-6 Octaves
AGEHR Level:  5
Direct Link to the Music: Find it here
Agape/Hope Publishing can be found on the web at:  http://www.hopepublishing.com
Code: 2055   Price:  $4:50

Music Review (22:33)

"Sing We All Noel"  By Fred Gramann
Octaves: 3-5 Octaves
AGEHR Level:  4
Direct Link to the Music: Find it here
Choristers Guild can be found on the web at:  http://www.choristersguild.org/index.php
Code: CGB466  Price:  $3:95

Music Review (26:56)

"Sing We Now of Christmas"  By Kevin McChesney
Octaves: 3-5 Octaves
AGEHR Level:  4
Direct Link to the Music: Find it here
Agape/Hope Publishing can be found on the web at:  http://www.hopepublishing.com
Code: 1892  Price:  $4.25

Sponsor (30:35)

Visit O Sweet Jesus at http://www.osweetjesus.com to get those last minute gifts.
O Sweet Jesus' mission is to bring a smile to your face while spreading the teachings of Jesus - to promote peace, care for the poor, and care for the beautiful earth God gave us.
Each piece of candy we sell has a passage from the Bible, just like a fortune cookie has a fortune!
Use the promo code "Bells" to get 10% off your order today.
A portion of our proceeds go to organizations such as Heifer Project,Nature Conservancy, and Habitat for Humanity.

Music Review (32:22)

"Carol of the Birds"  By Deborah Carr
Octaves: 3-5 Octaves
AGEHR Level:  4
Direct Link to the Music: Find it here
AGEHR Music can be found on the web at:  http://www.agehr.org
Code: AG45045  Price:  $3.95

How to get involved with our podcasts (39:02)

Email us or send us Audio Clips: handbellpodcast@gmail.com
the NEW Handbell Community: http://handbellcommunity.com
Shownotes/Website: http://www.handbellpodcast.com
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Direct download: HandbellPodcast097-12-28-2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:00am CDT

Handbell Podcast 096 - Life Out Of Balance

Introductions

Member of the Blubrry network at http://www.blubrry.com
This show brought to you by Ringing Restorations  - Thanks for sponsoring this Podcast
This show brought to you by LifeWay's Handbells Quarterly - seven to nine new arrangements, four times a year.  Call 800.458.2772 or visit http://lifeway.com for more information.

Join Us Live

If you would like to joi n us for our recordings, visit http://www.talkshoe.com on Tuesday evenings.  We are on the Virtual Air starting at 8:30 p.m. Central Time for our preshow prep time, we start recording at 9:00 p.m. and we hang around for a little while after for the post show.  If you have any problems connecting please email us at handbellpodcast@gmail.com, we would be happy to help you.

Shout out to the Chat Room (2:08) 

Join us on Tuesday evenings in the chatroom for some wonderful handbell  discussions.
If you are in the chat room, you can discuss what is happening on the podcast.

Topics for discussion (2:42)

Holiday Music Show next week - Please submit your favorite holiday bell pieces to handbellpodcast@gmail.com
The Unconference - At the Area VII Festival Conference
Looking for Ideas for International and National Festival
Planned website change after January 1 - What that means to subscribers
We need a new calendar option. Sorry for events that have been missed.
Sonos in Japan Blog - http://sonos-in-japan-2007.blogspot.com/

Our Opinion (17:19)

Clarifications of Pauls' Rant from last week
Jan's Bells took a little dive

Highlights from the Community Forum (25:13)

Thoughts on bell plates - Heather

Sponsor (27:41)

Visit O Sweet Jesus at http://www.osweetjesus.com to get those last minute gifts.
O Sweet Jesus' mission is to bring a smile to your face while spreading the teachings of Jesus - to promote peace, care for the poor, and care for the beautiful earth God gave us.
Each piece of candy we sell has a passage from the Bible, just like a fortune cookie has a fortune!
Use the promo code "Bells" to get 10% off your order today.
A portion of our proceeds go to organizations such as Heifer Project,Nature Conservancy, and Habitat for Humanity.

Movie Review (28:44)

Music Review (30:58)

"Koyaanisqatsi"  By Tom Parsons
Octaves: 3-5 Octaves
AGEHR Level:  Not Rated
Direct Link to the Music: http://hbpcommunity.ning.com/profile/TomParsons

Music Education (41:20)

How to get involved with our podcasts (43:18) 

Email us or send us Audio Clips: handbellpodcast@gmail.com
the NEW Handbell Community: http://handbellcommunity.com
Shownotes/Website: http://www.handbellpodcast.com
Handbell Podcast Store: http://www.cafepress.com/handbellpodcast
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Frappr Map: http://www.frappr.com/handbellpodcast
Phone/VoiceMail:  (651) 204-6612
Direct download: HandbellPodcast096-12-27-2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:00am CDT

Handbell Podcast 095 Listener Feedback Show - Happy FQHS

Introductions

Member of the Blubrry network at http://www.blubrry.com
This show brought to you by Michele and Larry - Thanks for the tip in the tip jar

Opening Comments

Dean's group played in Church on Sunday
Happy FQHS
Follow Dean on Facebook - After Jan 1 it will be time for Questions on Facebook
The Wierd Show - http://encaffeinated.ca/ or  http://www.podshow.com/showguide/?key_id=836&feed_type=pdn  
Dean's Profile on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=690971206
Holiday Show next week

Shout out to the Chat Room (5:00)

Join us Tuesday evenings in the chat room for some handbell related discussions, visit http://www.talkshoe.com on Tuesday evenings.  We are on the Virtual Air starting at 8:30 p.m. Central Time for our preshow prep time, we start recording at 9:00 p.m. and we hang around for a little while after for the post show.  If you have any problems connecting please email us at handbellpodcast@gmail.com, we would be happy to help you.

Voice Mails and EMails (11:40)

Newsletters
Area XII - November Newsletter
Area III Website Updates
Raleigh Ringers Newsletter

Sponsor (13:55)

Visit O Sweet Jesus at http://www.osweetjesus.com to get those last minute gifts.

O Sweet Jesus' mission is to bring a smile to your face while spreading the teachings of Jesus - to promote peace, care for the poor, and care for the beautiful earth God gave us.

Each piece of candy we sell has a passage from the Bible, just like a fortune cookie has a fortune!

Use the promo code "Bells" to get 10% off your order today.

A portion of our proceeds go to organizations such as Heifer ProjectNature Conservancy, and Habitat for Humanity.

Community Member Profile (16:56)

Tom Parsons

Community Blog Postings and New Members (20:19)  

We three kings handbell duet - Marquise
Getting involved in my AGEHR Area - Monika
New On with Red RIver - JD
Bass Bell Techniques - Tom
Most Dangerous HB Choir in California - Larry Sue
Sonos in Japan - Michele
Dogs and Stuffed animals - Larry Sue

Concert and Event Announcements (26:37)

All events can be found on the Handbell Community Site at http://handbellcommunity.com 

Direct Link to Calendar - http://hbpcommunity.ning.com/page

Question for the Chat Room (29:46)

What do you need to get into the Christmas Spirit?

How to get involved with our podcasts (36:33)  

Email us or send us Audio Clips: handbellpodcast@gmail.com
the NEW Handbell Community: http://handbellcommunity.com
Shownotes/Website: http://www.handbellpodcast.com
Handbell Podcast Store: http://www.cafepress.com/handbellpodcast
Newsletter/Google Group for Email Updates: http://groups.google.com/group/handbellpodcast
Frappr Map: http://www.frappr.com/handbellpodcast
Phone/VoiceMail: (651) 204-6612
Direct download: HandbellPodcast095lfs-12-26-2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:36am CDT

Handbell Podcast 095 - Ostinato

Introductions

Member of the Blubrry network at http://www.blubrry.com
This show brought to you by Michele, Ringing Restorations  - Thanks for the tip in the tip jar
This show brought to you by LifeWay's Handbells Quarterly - seven to nine new arrangements, four times a year.  Call 800.458.2772 or visit http://lifeway.com for more information.

Join Us Live

If you would like to joi n us for our recordings, visit http://www.talkshoe.com on Tuesday evenings.  We are on the Virtual Air starting at 8:30 p.m. Central Time for our preshow prep time, we start recording at 9:00 p.m. and we hang around for a little while after for the post show.  If you have any problems connecting please email us at handbellpodcast@gmail.com, we would be happy to help you.

Shout out to the Chat Room (2:08) 

Join us on Tuesday evenings in the chatroom for some wonderful handbell  discussions.
If you are in the chat room, you can discuss what is happening on the podcast.

Topics for discussion (2:50)

Many thanks to Michele Sharik from Miriam for all her help on the video podcasts!
The Unconference - At the Area VII Festival Conference
Looking for Ideas for International Symposium and National Festival
Planned website change after January 1 - What that means to subscribers
Larry Sue's Book - Inital Impressions

Our Opinion - Paul (17:38)

Why are church choirs so resistant to change?

Highlights from the Community Forum (15:22)

Table Covers? - Heather

Sponsor (24:33)

  • Visit O Sweet Jesus at http://www.osweetjesus.com to get those last minute gifts.
  • O Sweet Jesus' mission is to bring a smile to your face while spreading the teachings of Jesus - to promote peace, care for the poor, and care for the beautiful earth God gave us.
  • Each piece of candy we sell has a passage from the Bible, just like a fortune cookie has a fortune!
  • Use the promo code "Bells" to get 10% off your order today.
  • A portion of our proceeds go to organizations such as Heifer Project,Nature Conservancy, and Habitat for Humanity.

Movie Review (26:37)

Music Review (27:52)

"Ostinato Fantasia"  By Louise Frier
Octaves: 3-5 Octaves
AGEHR Level:  2+
Direct Link to the Music: Find it here
AGEHR Publishing can be found on the web at: http://www.agehr.org
Code: AG35204   Price:  $4.25

Music Education (35:02)

What is an Ostinato? Why is it an important musical tool?

How to get involved with our podcasts (38:36) 

Email us or send us Audio Clips: handbellpodcast@gmail.com
the NEW Handbell Community: http://handbellcommunity.com
Shownotes/Website: http://www.handbellpodcast.com
Handbell Podcast Store: http://www.cafepress.com/handbellpodcast
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Frappr Map: http://www.frappr.com/handbellpodcast
Phone/VoiceMail:  (651) 204-6612
Direct download: HandbellPodcast095-12-18-2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:23pm CDT

Handbell Podcast 094 Listener Feedback Show - Candy Winner

Introductions

Member of the Blubrry network at http://www.blubrry.com
This show brought to you by Michele and Larry - Thanks for the tip in the tip jar

Opening Comments (2:29)

Danny Lyons had his 3 oct. of bells stolen this week! How can we help?
Happy Hanukkah

November Candy Giveaway (7:10)

We will pick the winner on the air live.

Voice Mails and EMails (8:54)

Email from Larry - Reply to one of our conversations

Shout out to the Chat Room (11:06)

Join us Tuesday evenings in the chat room for some handbell related discussions, visit http://www.talkshoe.com on Tuesday evenings.  We are on the Virtual Air starting at 8:30 p.m. Central Time for our preshow prep time, we start recording at 9:00 p.m. and we hang around for a little while after for the post show.  If you have any problems connecting please email us at handbellpodcast@gmail.com, we would be happy to help you.

Community Member Profile (11:58)

Karen James

Sponsor (14:09)

Visit O Sweet Jesus at http://www.osweetjesus.com to get those last minute gifts.

O Sweet Jesus' mission is to bring a smile to your face while spreading the teachings of Jesus - to promote peace, care for the poor, and care for the beautiful earth God gave us.

Each piece of candy we sell has a passage from the Bible, just like a fortune cookie has a fortune!

Use the promo code "Bells" to get 10% off your order today.

A portion of our proceeds go to organizations such as Heifer Project,Nature Conservancy, and Habitat for Humanity.

Community Blog Postings and New Members (16:14)  

Just a little T-day humor - Stu
Taiko Ostubu - Michele
First Post and other things - Cliff
Whoooo-hoooo - Larry sue
Das Macht Spass - Maryann
Ringing at Christma at our house - Larry
Larry Sue is my Hero - Michele
sonos in Japan - the blog - Michele 

Concert and Event Announcements (20:19)

All events can be found on the Handbell Community Site at http://handbellcommunity.com 

Direct Link to Calendar - http://hbpcommunity.ning.com/page

Question for the Chat Room (25:07)

What is your favorite Xmas/Advent song for handbells?

How to get involved with our podcasts (30:23)  

Email us or send us Audio Clips: handbellpodcast@gmail.com
the NEW Handbell Community: http://handbellcommunity.com
Shownotes/Website: http://www.handbellpodcast.com
Handbell Podcast Store: http://www.cafepress.com/handbellpodcast
Newsletter/Google Group for Email Updates: http://groups.google.com/group/handbellpodcast
Frappr Map: http://www.frappr.com/handbellpodcast
Phone/VoiceMail: (651) 204-6612
Direct download: HandbellPodcast094lfs-12-12-2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:39am CDT

Handbell Podcast 094 - Interview with Miriam Smith

Introductions

Member of the Blubrry network at http://www.blubrry.com
This show brought to you by Michele, Ringing Restorations  - Thanks for the tip in the tip jar
This show brought to you by LifeWay's Handbells Quarterly - seven to nine new arrangements, four times a year.  Call 800.458.2772 or visit http://lifeway.com for more information.

Join Us Live 

If you would like to joi n us for our recordings, visit http://www.talkshoe.com on Tuesday evenings.  We are on the Virtual Air starting at 8:30 p.m. Central Time for our preshow prep time, we start recording at 9:00 p.m. and we hang around for a little while after for the post show.  If you have any problems connecting please email us at handbellpodcast@gmail.com, we would be happy to help you.

Shout out to the Chat Room (1:33) 

Join us on Tuesday evenings in the chatroom for some wonderful handbell  discussions.
If you are in the chat room, you can discuss what is happening on the podcast.

Interview with Miriam Smith (1:47)

Miriam Smith is an Associate Professor at San Francisco State University in Broadcast and Electronic Commuication Arts
Miriam is in the process of creating videos about Handbell Technique formatted for portable media.
We talked with Miriam about her project and her work in Broadcast and Electronic Commuication Arts
To contact Miriam you can email her at: Miriam@sfsu.edu

How to get involved with our podcasts (42:48) 

Email us or send us Audio Clips: handbellpodcast@gmail.com
the NEW Handbell Community: http://handbellcommunity.com
Shownotes/Website: http://www.handbellpodcast.com
Handbell Podcast Store: http://www.cafepress.com/handbellpodcast
Newsletter/Google Group for Email Updates: http://groups.google.com/group/handbellpodcast
Frappr Map: http://www.frappr.com/handbellpodcast
Phone/VoiceMail:  (651) 204-6612

Direct download: HandbellPodcast094-12-10-2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:33am CDT

Handbell Podcast 093 - Lost Your Marbles

Introductions

Member of the Blubrry network at http://www.blubrry.com
This show brought to you by Michele, Ringing Restorations  - Thanks for the tip in the tip jar
This show brought to you by LifeWay's Handbells Quarterly - seven to nine new arrangements, four times a year.  Call 800.458.2772 or visit http://lifeway.com for more information.

Join Us Live 

If you would like to joi n us for our recordings, visit http://www.talkshoe.com on Tuesday evenings.  We are on the Virtual Air starting at 8:30 p.m. Central Time for our preshow prep time, we start recording at 9:00 p.m. and we hang around for a little while after for the post show.  If you have any problems connecting please email us at handbellpodcast@gmail.com, we would be happy to help you.

Shout out to the Chat Room (1:35) 

Join us on Tuesday evenings in the chatroom for some wonderful handbell  discussions.
If you are in the chat room, you can discuss what is happening on the podcast.

November Candy Giveaway (2:28)

The Handbell Podcast is giving away a candy from our new sponsor - O Sweet Jesus
Visit thier website and look for the Giant Four Pack - http://www.osweetjesus.com
"Pick a flavor combo, take home four half-pound bags, and save $3! Great for parties, church functions, or just about any time you want to share the fun!"
Send an email to handbellpodcast@gmail.com and put "Candy" in the subject line to get entered in this contest.
Contest ends at Midnight Central Time(CST) on November 30, 2007

Topics for discussion (3:46)

Concert - Michele Sharik on May 3rd
Book Review
The Un-Conference
Recordings at the Area VII Festival Conference
Area XII Website
New look of the Agape Music and new Handbell series (Sandra Eithun, Susan Geshke, arnold sher, dobrinski, etc)

Highlights from the Community Forum (15:22)

Table Covers? - Heather

Music Review (19:19)

"The Holly and the Ivy"  By Kris Anthony
Octaves: 3-5 Octaves
AGEHR Level:  5
Direct Link to the Music: Find it here
AGEHR Publishing can be found on the web at: http://www.agehr.org
Code: AG35065   Price:  $2.50

Music Education (25:45)

Paul's Weekend Workshop

How to get involved with our podcasts (34:26) 

Email us or send us Audio Clips: handbellpodcast@gmail.com
the NEW Handbell Community: http://handbellcommunity.com
Shownotes/Website: http://www.handbellpodcast.com
Handbell Podcast Store: http://www.cafepress.com/handbellpodcast
Newsletter/Google Group for Email Updates: http://groups.google.com/group/handbellpodcast
Frappr Map: http://www.frappr.com/handbellpodcast
Phone/VoiceMail:  (651) 204-6612
Direct download: HandbellPodcast093-11-26-2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:03am CDT

Handbell Podcast 092 - Listener Feedback Show - Table Land Damp

Introductions

Member of the Blubrry network at http://www.blubrry.com
This show brought to you by Michele and Larry - Thanks for the tip in the tip jar

Opening Comments

We are feeling better this week. Thanks for everyone's concerns

Shout out to the Chat Room

Join us Tuesday evenings in the chat room for some handbell related discussions, visit http://www.talkshoe.com on Tuesday evenings.  We are on the Virtual Air starting at 8:30 p.m. Central Time for our preshow prep time, we start recording at 9:00 p.m. and we hang around for a little while after for the post show.  If you have any problems connecting please email us at handbellpodcast@gmail.com, we would be happy to help you.

November Candy Giveaway (4:02)

The Handbell Podcast is giving away a candy from our new sponsor - O Sweet Jesus
Visit thier website and look for the Giant Four Pack - http://www.osweetjesus.com
"Pick a flavor combo, take home four half-pound bags, and save $3! Great for parties, church functions, or just about any time you want to share the fun!"
Send an email to handbellpodcast@gmail.com and put "Candy" in the subject line to get entered in this contest.
Contest ends at Midnight Central Time(CST) on November 30, 2007

Voice Mails and EMails (3:05)

Happy Thanksgiving - Maryann
Podcast Intro and Where My Mind Goes - Larry
Another "stereotype" comes to life - David
An Update from Ali - Ali

Newsletter Updates

Back Bay Ringers via Email

Community Member Profile (19:28)

Bassoonist

Community Blog Postings and New Members (21:55)  

Ringing for the Women's Club - Larry Sue
Kirku Concert Review - Marquise Taiko Ostubu - MIchele

Concert and Event Announcements (23:45)

All events can be found on the Handbell Community Site at http://handbellcommunity.com 

Sun, Nov. 25

  • Virginia Handbell Consort Concert - Suffolk, VA - Beech Grove UMC 4251 Driver Lane Suffolk, VA 23435 www.virginiahandbellconsort.com.
Sat, Dec. 1
  • Chicago Bronze: "Christmas in the City" - Lombard, IL - 7:00 PM Chicago Bronze: "Christmas in the City" Community Presbyterian Church 1111 E. Madison St. Lombard, IL 60148
  • Bells of the Sound presents "Sleigh Bells Ring" - St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 3030 Bellevue Way, Bellevue, WA - Saturday, December 1, 2007 at 7 PM St. Luke's Lutheran Church 3030 Bellevue Way Bellevue, WA For additional information, please visit http://www.bellsofthesound.org.
  • Bells of the Cascades Appearance - Olympia, WA - Bells of the Cascades appears as the gues of Masterworks Choral Ensemble at The Washington Center for the Performing Arts 512 Washington St. SE Olympia, WA $18 Adults, $11 Students
Sun, Dec. 2
  • Ecumenical Bells and Austin Symphony Christmas Concert - Austin, MN - Knowlton Auditorium Austin High School Austin, MN
  • Chicago Bronze: "Christmas in the City" - Round Lake, IL - 2:00 PM Chicago Bronze: "Christmas in the City" Round Lake Area Public Library 906 Hart Rd. Round Lake, IL 60073
  • DeColores Concert - St. John, WA - Methodist Church St. John, WA
  • Bells of the Sound presents "Sleigh Bells Ring" - Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th Street SW, Lynnwood, WA - Sunday, December 2, 2007 at 4 PM Trinity Lutheran Church 6215 196th Street SW Lynnwood, WA For additional information, please visit http://www.bellsofthesound.org.
Mon, Dec 3
  • Virginia Handbell Consort Concert - Virginia Wesleyan College, Virginia Beach, VA 23502 - Mon, December 3rd 2007 - 7:30 pm  Virginia Wesleyan College   with the VWC Choir! - 1584 Wesleyan Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23502 http://www.virginiahandbellconsort.com
Tue, Dec 4
  • Virginia Handbell Consort Concert - Virginia Wesleyan College, Virginia Beach, VA - Tue, December 4th 2007 - 7:30 pm Virginia Wesleyan College   with the VWC Choir! 1584 Wesleyan Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23502 http://www.virginiahandbellconsort.com
Fri, Dec 7
  • MoBo Bells in concert - Pinewoods Presbyterian Church 2198 Hwy 297A, Cantonment, Florida - music for handbells (solos/duets) and harp, also with soprano Mary Holway and pianist Nathan Witter December 7, 2007 at 6:30 pm Pinewoods Presbyterian Church 2198 Hwy 297A, Cantonment, Florida
  • Virginia Handbell Consort Concert - Williamsburg Baptist Church, Williamsburg, VA - Fri, December 7th 2007 - 7:30 pm Williamsburg Baptist Church 227 Richmond Road Williamsburg, VA 23185  http://www.virginiahandbellconsort.com
Sat, Dec 8
  • DeColores in concert - First Methodist Church, Lewiston, ID - DeColores in concert at First Methodist Church, Lewiston, ID Time tba. http://www.virginiahandbellconsort.com
  • Chicago Bronze: "Christmas in the City" - Lake Zurich, IL - 2:00 PM Chicago Bronze: "Christmas in the City" ELA Area Public Library 275 Mohawk Trail  Lake Zurich, IL 60047
  • Virginia Handbell Consort Concert - Reformation Lutheran Church, Newport News, VA - Sat, December 8th 2007 - 7:00 pm Reformation Lutheran Church  13100 Warwick Blvd. Newport News, VA 23602 http://www.virginiahandbellconsort.com
  • Detroit Handbell Ensemble in Concert - Birmingham, MI - 7:00 pm First Baptist Church, 200 Willits St., Birmingham, MI 48009 for more information, visit http://www.detroithandbellensemble.org
Sun, Dec 9
  • Chicago Bronze: "Christmas in the City" - Wauconda, IL - 1:00 PM Chicago Bronze: "Christmas in the City" Wauconda Area Public Library 801 N. Main St. Wauconda, IL 60084
  • International Artists Crecendo! Concert - Wenatchee, WA - Wenatchee Vlaey Museum and Culteral Center 127 S Mission Wenatchee, WA
  • Detroit Handbell Ensemble in Concert - First Presbyterian Church, 600 N. Brady, Dearborn, MI - For more information, see http://www.handbellservices.com/dhe/dhe.html
  • DeColores Concert - Coulee Dam, WA - Community Church Coulee Dam, WA
  • Chicago Bronze: "Christmas in the City" - Morton Grove, IL - 4:30 PM Chicago Bronze: "Christmas in the City" St. Martha's Catholic Church 8523 Georgiana Ave.  Morton Grove, IL 60053
  • Christmas Sampler concert - Caldwell Christian Church, 3207 E Ustick Rd, Caldwell, ID -  Christmas Sampler concert at Caldwell Christian Church, 3207 E Ustick Rd, Caldwell,  featuring BellHeirs, Greenleaf Home School Bells, Gem State Academy ringers and vocal choir, United Methodist quartet Discibells, and other ensembles and choirs.
  • Virginia Handbell Consort Concert - Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church, Norfolk, VA - Sun, December 9th 2007 - 7:00 pm Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church 6400 Newport Avenue Norfolk, VA 23505 http://www.virginiahandbellconsort.com 
Fri, Dec 14
  • River Bells 4th Annual Holiday Concert - Sacramento, CA - Trinity Episcopal Cathedral 2620 Capital Ave. Sacramento, CA 95816 7:30 p.m.  Free Will Offering http://www.riverbells.org
  • Bells of the Cascades Christmas Concert - Forest Grove, OR - Forest Grove United Church of Christ 2032 College Way Forest Grove, OR Admission: $10 Adults, $8 Students/Seniors, $25 Family, $8 Group Rate(6 or more)
  • Bells of the Sound presents "Sleigh Bells Ring" - Tibbetts United Methodist Church, 3940 41st Avenue SW, Seattle, WA - Friday, December 14, 2007 at 7:30 PM Tibbetts United Methodist Church 3940 41st Avenue SW Seattle, WA For additional information, please visit http://www.bellsofthesound.org.
  • Snow Angels - Bay Bells Holiday Concert - Grace Lutheran Church, Palo Alta, CA - Grace Lutheran Church 3149 Waverly Street Palo Alta, CA $15/$10 Student or Senior Contact Info: info@baybells.org http://www.baybells.org
Sat, Dec 15
  • Bells of the Cascades Christmas Concert - Portland, OR - Central Lutheran Church 1820 NE 21st Ave Portland, OR Admission: $10 Adults, $8 Students/Seniors, $25 Family, $8 Group Rate(6 or more)
  • Virginia Handbell Consort Concert - First Church of God, Norfolk, VA - Sat, December 15th 2007 - 6:00 pm First Church of God 8600 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23503 http://www.virginiahandbellconsort.com
  • Snow Angels - Bay Bells Holiday Concert - Dublin Heritage Center - Old St. Raymond's Church, Dublin, CA - Dublin Heritage Center - Old St. Raymond's Church 6600 Donlon St Dublin, CA $15/$10 Student or Senior Contact Info: info@baybells.org http://www.baybells.org
  • Bells of the Cascades Christmas Concert - Portland, OR - Central Lutheran Church 1820 NE 21st Ave Portland, OR Admission: $10 Adults, $8 Students/Seniors, $25 Family, $8 Group Rate(6 or more)
  • Bells of the Sound presents "Sleigh Bells Ring" - Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, South Puget Sound Community College, 2011 Mottman Road SW, Olympia, WA - Saturday, December 15, 2007 at 8 PM Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts South Puget Sound Community College 2011 Mottman Road SW Olympia, WA For additional information, please visit http://www.bellsofthesound.org.
Sun, Dec 16
  • bellissimo! Christmas concert - St. Pius X Church, Broadwater Ave at 18th St W, Billings.  - Sunday, December 16 — bellissimo! Christmas concert, St. Pius X Church, Broadwater Ave at 18th St W, Billings. Time tba.
  • Detroit Handbell Ensemble in Concert - Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Detroit, MI - For more information, see http://www.handbellservices.com/dhe/dhe.html
  • Snow Angels - Bay Bells Holiday Concert - Morgan Hill UMC, Morgan Hill, CA - Morgan Hill UMC 17175 Monterey
  • Morgan Hill, CA $15/$10 Student or Senior Contact Info: info@baybells.org  http://www.baybells.org
  • Bells of the Sound presents "Sleigh Bells Ring" - Bremerton High School Performing Arts Center, 1500 13th Street, Bremerton, WA - Sunday, December 16, 2007 at 4 PM Bremerton High School Performing Arts Center 1500 13th Street Bremerton, WA For additional information, please visit http://www.bellsofthesound.org.
  • Virginia Handbell Consort Concert - Old Donation Episcopal Church, Virginia Beach, VA - Sun, December 16th 2007 - 5:00 pm Old Donation Episcopal Church  4449 N. Witchduck Road  Virginia Beach, VA 23455 http://www.virginiahandbellconsort.com
  • Rogue Ringers 3rd annual "Ringing in Christmas" Concert - Medford, OR - Rogue Ringers 3rd annual "Ringing in Christmas" concert First Presbyterian Church 8th and Holly Streets Medford, Or Featuring many of the bell choirs and ensembles from the Rogue Valley.  For more info, contact Cyndy Patterson at 541-664-4115 or cyndy4080@charter.net
Tue, Dec. 18
  • Resonance! in concert - First Baptist Church of Cantonment, 118 Morris Avenue, Cantonment, Florida - the community youth handbell choir presents a 30-minute program of Christmas music.  December 18, 2007 at 6:30 pm First Baptist Church of Cantonment 118 Morris Avenue, Cantonment, Florida
Fri, Dec, 21
  • International Artists Crecendo! Concert - Lynwood, WA - Trinity Lutheran Church 6215 196th St. SW Lynwood, WA
Mon, Dec 31
  • Virginia Handbell Consort Concert - First Night Williamsburg - Mon, December 31st 2007 First Night Williamsburg  Exact concert details will be available through the First Night website http://www.virginiahandbellconsort.com

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Handbell Podcast 092 - Stress and Pain

Introductions

Member of the Blubrry network at http://www.blubrry.com
This show brought to you by Michele, Ringing Restorations  - Thanks for the tip in the tip jar
This show brought to you by LifeWay's Handbells Quarterly - seven to nine new arrangements, four times a year.  Call 800.458.2772 or visit http://lifeway.com for more information.

The Stress and Pain this week 

Paul and Dean talk about what has been happening this week.

Join Us Live 

If you would like to joi n us for our recordings, visit http://www.talkshoe.com on Tuesday evenings.  We are on the Virtual Air starting at 8:30 p.m. Central Time for our preshow prep time, we start recording at 9:00 p.m. and we hang around for a little while after for the post show.  If you have any problems connecting please email us at handbellpodcast@gmail.com, we would be happy to help you.

Shout out to the Chat Room (11:46) 

Join us on Tuesday evenings in the chatroom for some wonderful handbell  discussions.
If you are in the chat room, you can discuss what is happening on the podcast.

Voice Mails and EMails (12:32)

Joy - Being in a Funk.  Ducktape.
Larry - Podcast 89 - Twelfth Tone Guam, Smilies :)...
Dean and Paul talk a little about different podcasts

Concert Review (20:29)

UnicornBelle (Jan) reviews the Bells of the Lakes Concert

Community Blog Postings and New Members (28:46)  

Blog: Michele - CD on front page of Jeffers http://www,
Forum: Michele - Hal Hopson Help
Forum: Larry - Robes or Not
Forum: Paul - Handbell Music Database?

November Candy Giveaway (31:24)

The Handbell Podcast is giving away a candy from our new sponsor - O Sweet Jesus
Visit thier website and look for the Giant Four Pack - http://www.osweetjesus.com
"Pick a flavor combo, take home four half-pound bags, and save $3! Great for parties, church functions, or just about any time you want to share the fun!"
Send an email to handbellpodcast@gmail.com and put "Candy" in the subject line to get entered in this contest.
Contest ends at Midnight Central Time(CST) on November 30, 2007

How to get involved with our podcasts (34:04) 

Email us or send us Audio Clips: handbellpodcast@gmail.com
the NEW Handbell Community: http://handbellcommunity.com
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Handbell Podcast Store: http://www.cafepress.com/handbellpodcast
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Direct download: HandbellPodcast092-11-20-2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:00am CDT

Handbell Podcast 091 - Its aFirst

Introductions

Member of the Blubrry network at http://www.blubrry.com
This show brought to you by Michele, Ringing Restorations  - Thanks for the tip in the tip jar
This show brought to you by LifeWay's Handbells Quarterly - seven to nine new arrangements, four times a year.  Call 800.458.2772 or visit http://lifeway.com for more information.

Join Us Live 

If you would like to joi n us for our recordings, visit http://www.talkshoe.com on Tuesday evenings.  We are on the Virtual Air starting at 8:30 p.m. Central Time for our preshow prep time, we start recording at 9:00 p.m. and we hang around for a little while after for the post show.  If you have any problems connecting please email us at handbellpodcast@gmail.com, we would be happy to help you.

Shout out to the Chat Room (2:03) 

Join us on Tuesday evenings in the chatroom for some wonderful handbell  discussions.
If you are in the chat room, you can discuss what is happening on the podcast.

November Candy Giveaway (3:56)

The Handbell Podcast is giving away a candy from our new sponsor - O Sweet Jesus
Visit thier website and look for the Giant Four Pack - http://www.osweetjesus.com
"Pick a flavor combo, take home four half-pound bags, and save $3! Great for parties, church functions, or just about any time you want to share the fun!"
Send an email to handbellpodcast@gmail.com and put "Candy" in the subject line to get entered in this contest.
Contest ends at Midnight Central Time(CST) on November 30, 2007

Topics for discussion (5:05)

Interview with Miriam postponed due to technical dificulties
Paul's handchime festival
Michele Sharik Concert in Minnesota
Chimes available for schools to use

Podcast Promos (15:49)

Morevi Remastered - http://www.teemorris.com/morevipodcast/
Phil Rossi - http://www.philrossi.net/
Scott Sigler - http://www.scottsigler.net/
Playing for Keeps - http://www.playingforkeepsnovel.com/

Highlights from the Community Forum (21:01)

Original Solos in modern idiom - Michele
Finding new members for a community group - Linda
Bass bell tree - flyhuntfish 
Chime Solo - flyhuntfish

Music Review (21:55)

"Comrades Haste! Faster the Steel Press"  By Matthew Prins
Octaves: 3-7 Octaves
AGEHR Level:  3
Direct Link to the Music: Find it here
Above the Line Publishing can be found on the web at: http://www.abovetheline.cc
Code: CGB312   Price:  $3.95

Special thanks to Bells of the Sound for giving us permission to use thier recording.

How to get involved with our podcasts (32:56) 

Email us or send us Audio Clips: handbellpodcast@gmail.com
the NEW Handbell Community: http://handbellcommunity.com
Shownotes/Website: http://www.handbellpodcast.com
Handbell Podcast Store: http://www.cafepress.com/handbellpodcast
Newsletter/Google Group for Email Updates: http://groups.google.com/group/handbellpodcast
Frappr Map: http://www.frappr.com/handbellpodcast
Phone/VoiceMail:  (651) 204-6612
Direct download: HandbellPodcast091-11-19-2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:17pm CDT



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