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Jesus, our Saviour, a light shining in a dark place until the day dawns, and the Morning Star rises in your hearts!-2nd Letter of Peter ch 1 v.19
Longtail at Sunrise painted by Frances Newell

  

New Release Spring 2024  Farewell to Du Shao Full Orchestral-vocal conductor's score and parts  

  Ancient Chinese poetry combined with my original Western orchestral and singing style! Click below to order

https://www.sheetmusicdirect.com/en-US/se/ID_No/1421839/Product.aspx

Try the lead sheets below on your keyboard or guitar!

2023-Five original songs to Ancient Chinese Children's Poetry-published on Sheet Music Direct or Sheet Music Plus. Links to lead sheets below

Seven Steps Verse Vocal Orchestral

Seven Steps Verse- for Carillon

Thoughts in the Silent Night

Song of the Snow Goose

Spring Morning

Hoeing

Full Orchestral-vocal scores of 5 more of my  original songs to ancient Chinese poetry, to be published on Sheet Music Direct or Sheet Music Plus , summer 2024.

 Spring 2022 Guild of Carillonneurs in North America published my carillon composition, STORIES OF ANCIENT CHINA, performed by John Gouwens at GCNA Congress, June, 2022, Chicago
Click to hear it on the Rockefeller tower bells, 2nd largest carillon in the world!
Stories of Ancient China-CARILLON-GCNA-2022 Congress
Stories of Ancient China-CARILLON-Part 2
Published by GCNA
GCNA Music Publications-click to order>
Take your audience on a journey through China! Ancient Chinese melodies interweave with original improvisations to recreate ancient Chinese orchestra!
Click to hear

Stories of Ancient China-ORCHESTRAL-Part 1
Stories of Ancient China-ORCHESTRAL-Part 2
Autumn 2022 Release-Hearts and Hands for Healing- For CARILLON-my original tone poem in 4 movements-published by Sheet Music Plus
Click to hear samples-see scores-order

Movement 1-Hearts and Hands for Healing
Movement 2-Hearts and Hands for Healing
Movement 3-Hearts and Hands for Healing
Movement 4-Hearts and Hands for Healing
Dancing Guitars- my Lively composition that turns your CARILLON or HANDBELL CHOIR into a 60-string guitar!
Published on Sheet Music Plus-Click to hear audio-see score-order

Dancing Guitars-for CARILLON
Dancing Guitars for 5-octaves HANDBELLS
FALL 2022 Release-original Composition "Golden Thread of Caring", honoring National parks, historic landmarks, and all those who care for them.
Published by Sheet Music Plus. Click to order, see scores and hear samples

Golden Thread of Caring-Mvt 1
Golden Thread of Caring-Mvt 2
Golden Thread of Caring-Mvt3
New Publisher for some of my original long-performed works for guitar, handbells and vocal. See some favorite Newell handbell works with a new twist!!
Ring in the New Year with this lively song to Tennyson's famous poem! Refreshing start after the Christmas rush

Ring Out, Wild Bells!
Great for spring, this romantic, lyrical song for any size handbell choir.

Serenade
Walk to the Light-honoring Nelson Mandela-African rhythms, colorful harmonies dance to a climax!

Walk to the Light
FALL 2021 RELEASES-My HANDBELL CHOIR arrangements of Beethoven's Symphony No.7, Movements 2 and 3, Adagio and Scherzo, published by From The Top Music,
From The Top Music-Beethoven Symphony 7 on Handbells
catalog numbers 20648 and 20649.
Click to hear sample sound clips!

Beethoven Symphony 7-Movement 2-Allegretto-PART 1-for 5-Octaves English Handbells
Beethoven Symphony 7-Movement 2Allegretto--PART 2-for 5-Octaves English Handbells
Beethoven Symphony 7-Movement 3-Scherzo-PART 1-for 5-Octaves English Handbells
Beethoven Symphony 7-Movement 3-Scherzo-RT 2-for 5-Octaves English Handbells

Performances of my handbell and carillon arrangements of Beethoven's Symphony 6 promote care of the environment, and my arrangements of Beethoven's Symphony 7 promote support of military and their families. *** March 2019-Michael Glasgow conducted performance in Raleigh N.C. of my Handbell-chime arrangement of Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony No.6, final movement, published by From The Top Publishing, 2018.

From The Top Music-Beethoven Pastoral Symphony on Handbells
Also was performed at 2019 National Seminar of Handbell Musicians of America, St. Louis, MO.
Click on link to watch Beethoven!
Beethoven 6th on handbells-VIDEO

< OR Play it on TOWER BELLS! 2020 Releases from Sheet Music Press- my CARILLON DUET arrangements of Beethoven's Symphony No.7, Movements 2 and 3, Allegretto and Scherzo - Click to order
Symphony 7 Allegretto
Symphony 7 Scherzo
Coming in 2023 My original Symphonic Tone Poem, Milton's Paradise Lost, composed to bring Milton's epic poem to music!
Click to hear sample sound clips!

Movement 1-Milton's Paradise Lost
Movement 2-Milton's Paradise Lost
Movement 3-Milton's Paradise Lost
Movement 4-Milton's Paradise Lost

 

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summer 2020-My TOWER BELL arrangements of Berlioz' Summer Nights, Villanelle and Spectre de la Rose will be published by the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America.


PUBLISHED ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS

Carillon Duet, Passion, winner Carillon Composition Competition, Perpignon, France, Published by ACME, 2016.

Mountain Flight for Peace, carillon composition honoring World War I pilots. Published by ACME 2016

 

"Soul's Believing", an original oratorio for orchestra, SATB choir and soloists, guitar and handbells,

Published by Fenwick Parva Press, 2011.

1. Glory To God ____________________ Play MP3

2. The Father's Altar_________________ Play MP3

3. In Thy Sight _____________________ Play MP3

4. Sing To The Lord__________________ Play MP3

5. Credo___________________________ Play MP3

6. In My Father's House_______________ Play MP3

7. In Thy Footsteps___________________ Play MP3

8. Evening Light______________________ Play MP3

9. God of Love________________________ Play MP3

10. The Choice________________________ Play MP3

11. Pie Jesu___________________________ Play MP3

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13. Dona Nobis Pacem (original melody by FTN) Play MP3

14. Dawn_______________________________ Play MP3

15. He Is Risen!__________________________ Play MP3

16. Every Tear____________________________ Play MP3

17. Let Us Go Forth in Christ - 4-Part Round - sung by Choir and congregation

18. Alleluia - 4-Part Round sung by choir and audience

HANDBELLS: ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS AND ARRANGEMENTS OF CLASSICAL WORKS

" published by From The Top Publishing, summer 2018- arrangement of Beethoven's pastoral Symphony No. 6, final movement, for 3-5 octaves handbells and 3 octaves optional chimes. Performed in opening concert at NATIONAL SEMINAR of Handbell Musicians of America, JULY 2019, St. Louis, MO. Play MP3

**"WALK TO THE LIGHT" For 3-5 octave handbell choir with optional chimes, for bells and movement!

**African drum rhythms combine with wide variety of sounds. 2018 adapted for handbells with carillon at Australian National Carillon, Canberra.

published by Above The Line Publishing, Sept. 2013 release.______ Play MP3

"This Is My Father's World", for SATB choir or vocal soloists and English handbells with optional chimes.

**An exciting blend of original melodies in counterpoint with medley of international hymn tunes.

Distributed by JW Pepper Inc.,2013_______________________________Play MP3

"Ring Out, Wild Bells!", for singers and 3-5 octave handbell choir,

*Published by Above The Line Publishing, ATL Publishing, 2012.___ Play MP3

"Serenade" for handbells, chimes, and bell tree trio,

*Published by Above The Line Publishing, ATL Publishing, 2012.___ Play MP3

"The Father's Sharing", From The Top Music, 2009._____________ Play MP3

"The Father's Sharing" for Handbells and vocal choir. ___________ Play MP3

CARILLON, ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS

 

"Passion, Carillon Duet, winner of Carillon Composition Competition, Perpignon, France, Published by ACME 2016.MOUNTAIN FLIGHT FOR PEACE-Published by ACME 2016-commemoration of World War I pilots

Journey of the Monarch Butterfly", for carillon,

*Performed by John Gouwens, GCNA Congress, Clemson, S.C., 2012___ Play MP3

*Published by The Guild of Carillonneurs in North America, 2012.

"Sunset Swing!", for carillon, _______________________________ Play MP3

*Performed by Lee Cobb, Church of The Ascension, Clearwater, Florida, 2012.

*Published by The Guild of Carillonneurs in North America, 2011.

"Candle in the Darkness", for carillon, Fenwick Parva Press, 2010.__ Play MP3

"Awakening", for carillon, Fenwick Parva Press, 2010.

"He That Believeth" for carillon and SATB choir, Fenwick Parva Press, 2011.

CARILLON ARRANGEMENTS

2019- ACME published my arrangements of the Mozart Alleluia and "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day"(Calkin/Longfellow).

2018- published by ACME- Bach-Bouree II, from English Suite No.2, Bach-"Air on a G-String", from Orchestral Suite No. 3, performed by Sue Bergren at Guild of Carillonneurs in North America Congress.__________Play MP3

4 new carillon arrangements of American folk songs made famous by Peter, Paul, and Mary
Blowin' in the Wind, by Bob Dylan___________
Play MP3

Where Have all the Flowers Gone? by Pete Seeger
If I Had a Hammer, by Pete Seeger
Puff, the Magic Dragon, by Peter Yarrow.
Beethoven Pastoral Symphony #6, final movement, published by American Carillon Music Editions, 2015.Performed by Frances Newell in Moonlight Concert, Clearwater, Florida, 2017.

Schubert, "Ave Maria", duet, published by American Carillon Music Editions, 2015.

Schumann, "Mondnacht", published by Guild of Carillonneurs in North America, 2015.Performed 2015 GCNA Congress, Springfield, MO, by Carlo Van Ulft

Satie, 3 Gnossiennes, published by Guild of Carillonneurs in North America, 2015.Performed 2015 GCNA Congress by Carlo Van Ulft

Gershwin, Medley from Porgy and Bess, to be published by Guild of Carillonneurs in North America, 2016.

"Three Folk Dances of Nepal", traditional folk melodies from Nepal arranged for carillon by Frances Newell.

Sitar style on the carillon! published by The Guild of Carillonneurs in North America, June, 2013.

**1. Tihar Festival, performed by John Bordley, Univ. of the South, Sewanee, Tenn._____ Play MP3

**2. Bada Dashain, performed by John Bordley, Univ. of the South, Sewanee, Tenn._____ Play MP3

**3. Shiva Ratri, performed by John Bordley, Univ. of the South, Sewanee, Tenn_____ Play MP3