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“Bethena”

for handbell quartet (4 octaves)

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Although Scott Joplin never wrote music for handbells, his compositions certainly sound like they were meant to be rung. Bethena demonstrates this perfectly. Written in 3/4 time, it presents moderate challenges for the ensemble ringers as it moves through several key changes with that signature Scott Joplin ragtime feel.

Level: MD
Time: ~4½ min.
Published in 2007 by From the Top Music
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