handbell


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handbell

(ˈhændˌbɛl)
n
(Instruments) a bell rung by hand, esp one of a tuned set used in musical performance
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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. Peter appeared, and received his instructions.
"Rod Dimbleby's storytelling went down very well last year and the Clifton Handbell Ringers are always very popular.
If it's handbells and pipes that ye crave, don't miss the Twelfth Night Handbell Celebration at 4 p.m.
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On Sunday, September 29 the Palm House will also host a performance by Maghull Parish Handbell Ringers.
| A FESTIVE concert in aid of Parkinson's UK will be held at St Martin's Church in the Bull Ring on Monday, December 3, featuring performances from the Birmingham Community Gospel Choir, harpist Jessica Sutton, Voices from the City of Birmingham Choir, Magenta Close Harmony and the Handbell Ringers of Great Britain.
Steve Betts teaches piano, piano pedagogy and fine arts at Southern Nazarene University, where he also directs the SNU Handbell Choir Betts received a B.A.
Activities include a performance by the Lyric Singers at 11.30am, the Lirica Singers at 12.30pm and handbell Ringers at 1.30pm.
That's the truly celebratory dimension that handbell choirs add to traditional worship.
A self-styled 'mad engineer' who invented a low-cost, lightweight handbell in his garden shed out of aluminium off-cuts, a broom handle and a rubber ball received a church award for innovation yesterday.
A 7.20pm the Lord Mayor of Newcastle Coun Margaret Carter gave the signal to start by ringing Jackie Brown's 1862 handbell, as mentioned in the song.
West Lancashire's new town crier was yesterday presented with full 17th century regalia, complete with tricorn hat and brass handbell.