handbell

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handbell

(ˈhændˌbɛl)
n
(Instruments) a bell rung by hand, esp one of a tuned set used in musical performance
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Noun1.handbell - a bell that is held in the handhandbell - a bell that is held in the hand  
chime, gong, bell - a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument
Translations

handbell

[ˈhændbel] Ncampanilla f

handbell

[ˈhændˌbɛl] ncampanello (strumento musicale)
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She drew her veil over her face as she spoke, and, partially opening the door, rang my handbell.
He explained that he is looking forward to the unique combination of handbells and tenor saxophone.
Contract awarded for Northland primary school: Itq for supply of instructor for 25 week handbells cca training programe 2018.
Piano frames are cast iron; cymbals are produced from cast blanks of copper and tin; and handbells are sand cast.
The bell-ringers of St Mark's Church demonstrated how to ring the tower bells and their handbells before each member of the 20-strong WI group had a go on the bell ropes.
Perhaps greater use might be made of handbells in the school rather than the church setting" (1962, p.
Sacred and seasonal music, a singalong, choristers from local church choirs, handbells, and the Mechanics Hall's Hook Organ will provide a harmonious musical blend at the annual free Festival Holiday Concert at noon Dec.
The origins of modern handbells lie in the Middle Ages, although their predecessors were two ancient instruments, the tintinnabula and cymbala, from over a millennium ago.
More than 2,000 musical handbells will be laid out in the arena, varying in size from 5cm across and weighing just a few grams to 50cm, weighing a few kilograms.
This community opera has a wonderfully homespun feel about it, with its percussion department literally raiding the kitchen, and with handbells underpinning the proclamations of God.
For Handbells (3, 4, or 5 Octaves) and Optional Handchimes (3 or 4 Octaves).
Other acts who impressed were Marawa Ibrahim with her hula hoop routine, nine-year-old comedian David Knight and eccentric husband and wife act, Alan and Gay Cooper, who played Celine Dion's My Heart Will Go On on handbells.