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Commissions

Over the years, the group has commissioned more than 130 works composed or arranged specifically for handbells. This list also includes pieces from The Raleigh Ringers Series, a series of advanced handbell music available from Jeffers Handbell Supply. For more information about these works for handbells, along with ordering information, contact Jeffers Handbell Supply.
 

Them Basses
arr. William Griffin, 2017
Resilience
Dr. William A. Payn, 2017
To be published by Jeffers in The Raleigh Ringers Series
Fantasy on "The Wexford Carol"
arr. Derek Hakes, 2016
Published by From The Top
Brandenburg Concerto No 3, Movement No 3
J.S. Bach, arr. Hart Morris, 2015
Unpublished
Reverie
Karen Lakey Buckwalter, 2015
Published by Beckenhorst Press
Kashmir
Led Zeppelin
arr. Keith Burt, 2015
Unpublished
Dance of the Tumblers
arr. William Griffin, 2015
Unpublished
O Holy Night
arr. Sandra Eithun, 2015
Published by Jeffers in The Raleigh Ringers Series
Dizzy Fingers
Zez Confrey, arr. Hart Morris, 2015
Unpublished
Back in Black
AC/DC
arr. Keith Burt, 2014
Unpublished
Gloria Fanfare
arr. Cathy Moklebust, 2014
Published by Jeffers Handbell Supply
Closer to the Heart
A. Lifeson, G. Lee, N. Peart, P. Talbot
arr. Keith Burt, 2014
Unpublished
Love Came Down at Christmas
GARTAN, traditional Irish Melody
arr. Cathy Moklebust, 2014
Published by Choristers Guild
Regina March
Octave Chaillet, op. 21
arr. William H. Griffin, 2013
Published by Beckenhorst Press
"The Irish Washerwoman" from the Irish Suite
Leroy Anderson
arr. Hart Morris, 2013
Published by Beckenhorst Press
Hold the Line
David Paich (Toto)
arr. Kevin McChesney, 2013
Published by Sonology Music
"Spanish Dance" from The Nutcracker Suite
arr. William H. Griffin, 2012
Published by Beckenhorst Press
Livin' on a Prayer
J. Jovi, D. Child, R. Sambora
arr. Keith Burt, 2012
Unpublished
Were You There
arr. Jason W. Krug, 2011
for the 2012 Capital Area Young Ringers Festival
Published by Beckenhorst Press
Legends
Dr. William A. Payn, 2011
Published by Beckenhorst Press
Valse Brilliante
Karen Lakey Buckwalter, 2011
Published by Beckenhorst Press
Prelude in B Major
arr. Fred Gramann, 2011
Unpublished
Coventry Carol
arr. Sandra Eithun, 2011
Published by Jeffers in The Raleigh Ringers Series
Dust in the Wind
Kerry Livgren (Kansas)
arr. Keith Burt, 2011
Unpublished
Queen of the Winter Night
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
arr. Hart Morris, 2011
Unpublished
Requiem (The Fifth)
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
arr. Hart Morris, 2011
Unpublished
Beethoven
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
arr. Hart Morris, 2011
Unpublished
Escape Velocity
Jason W. Krug, 2011
Published by Jeffers in The Raleigh Ringers Series
Savior of the Nations, Come
arr. Sandra Eithun, 2010
Published by Jeffers in The Raleigh Ringers Series
(Don't Fear) The Reaper
Donald Roeser (Blue Öyster Cult)
arr. Keith Burt, 2010
Unpublished
The First Noel
arr. Cathy Moklebust, 2010
Published by Jeffers in The Raleigh Ringers Series
Passages
Dr. William A. Payn, 2009
Published by Jeffers in The Raleigh Ringers Series
Sweet Child o' Mine
Guns 'n Roses
arr. Marcia Murphy, 2009
Unpublished
Polka from The Golden Age Ballet
Dmitri Shostakovich
arr. William H. Griffin, 2009
Published by Beckenhorst Press
Toccata Allegro
Mallory Ferraro, Julie Turner, Jefferey A. Hall, 2008
Published by Jeffers in The Raleigh Ringers Series
Don't Stop Believin'
Journey
arr. Keith Burt, 2008
Published by Jeffers in The Raleigh Ringers Series
Boughs of Holly
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
arr. Hart Morris, 2008
Unpublished
Good King Joy
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
arr. Hart Morris, 2008
Unpublished
Jingle Bells
James Pierpont
arr. Jason W. Krug, 2008
From the Top Publishing
An Angel Came Down
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
arr. Hart Morris, 2008
Unpublished
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
Franz Liszt
arr. William H. Griffin, 2008
Unpublished
Tarantella
Traditional Italian folk dance
arr. Martha Lynn Thompson, 2008 
Published by Jeffers in The Raleigh Ringers Series
Sweet Little Jesus Boy
Robert MacGimsey
arr. Jeffrey A. Hall, 2008
Published by Jeffers Handbell Supply
Skating
Vince Guaraldi
arr. Hart Morris, 2008
Unpublished
"Yearning" from Heart Melodies
Dr. William A. Payn, 2008
Unpublished
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Lewis Redner
arr. Cathy Moklebust, 2007
Published by Jeffers Handbell Supply in The Raleigh Ringers Series
Hey You
Roger Waters (Pink Floyd)
arr. Marcia Murphy, 2007
Unpublished
Christmas Time is Here
Vince Guaraldi
arr. Hart Morris, 2007
Unpublished
"The Lord is My Shepherd" from Requiem (Rutter)
John Rutter
arr. Sondra Tucker, 2006
Unpublished
Light My Fire
The Doors
arr. Andrew G. Metz, 2006
Unpublished
Wizards in Winter
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
arr. Hart Morris, 2006
Available from Hart Morris
Allegro
George Handel
arr. William H. Griffin, 2006
Published by Beckenhorst Press
Waltz from "Serenade for Strings"
Peter I. Tchaikovsky
transcribed by William H. Griffin, 2006
Published by Beckenhorst Press
Reperqussio
Tim Waugh, 2005
for the 2007 Capital Area Young Ringers Festival
From the Top Publishing
You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch
Albert Hague (lyrics Dr. Suess)
arr. Hart Morris, 2005
Available from Hart Morris
Come Sail Away
Styx
arr. Paul A. McKlveen, 2005
Unpublished
Yakety Sax
Boots Randolph
arr. Kryn Krautheim, 2005
Unpublished
Prelude in G Minor, op. 23, no. 5
Sergei Rachmaninoff
arr. Keith Burt, 2005
Unpublished
Bugler's Holiday
Leroy Anderson
arr. Hart Morris, 2005
Published by Jeffers in The Raleigh Ringers Series
Quest
Dr. William A. Payn, 2005
Published by Jeffers in The Raleigh Ringers Series
Psalm 42
Karen Lakey Buckwalter, 2004
Published by Beckenhorst Press
I Love Rock and Roll
Joan Jett
arr. Paul A. McKlveen, 2004
Unpublished
Pat-A-Pan
arr. Gregory Pysh, 2004
Published by Beckenhorst Press
Extreme Fanfare
Jason Graves, 2004
Published by Beckenhorst Press
Ríu, Ríu, Chíu
16th century Spanish carol
arr. Cathy Moklebust, 2004
Published by Jeffers Handbell Supply
A Walk in the Park
Karen Lakey Buckwalter, 2004
Published by Beckenhorst Press
Little Fugue (Fugue in G Minor)
Johann Sebastian Bach
arr. Michael Kastner, 2004
Published by Jeffers in The Raleigh Ringers Series
O Come All Ye Faithful/O Holy Night
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
arr. Hart Morris, 2003
Unpublished
Faith
Paul A. McKlveen, 2003
Published by Jeffers
Second Carillon
Dean Wagner, 2003
Unpublished
Joy Burst
Bill Ingram, 2003
for the 2004 Capital Area Young Ringers' Festival
Published by Jeffers Handbell Supply/Ring Out!
Free Bird
Lynyrd Skynyrd
arr. Andrew G. Metz, 2003
Unpublished
Dueling Banjos
Arthur Smith
arr. Hart Morris, 2003
Unpublished
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
arr. Carl Wiltse, 2003
Published by Stain Glass Publishers
Rock You Like a Hurricane
Scorpions
arr. Paul A. McKlveen, 2002
Unpublished
A Festive Celebration
Howard Starks, 2002
for the 2003 Capital Area Young Ringers' Festival
Unpublished
Supplication
Michael J. Glasgow, 2002
Unpublished
Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence
arr. Cathy Moklebust, 2002
Published by Jeffers in The Raleigh Ringers Series
Rhythm Rock
Michael Keller, 2002
for the 2002 Capital Area Young Ringers' Festival
Unpublished
Toccata No. 2
Kevin McChesney, 2002
Published by Jeffers Handbell Supply
Firebird Finale
Igor Stravinsky
arr. Douglas Floyd Smith, 2002
Published by Jeffers Handbell Supply in The Raleigh Ringers Series
Carillon de Westminster
Louis Vierne
arr. Fred Gramann, 2001
Unpublished
Tumult and Tranquility
Hal Hopson, 2001
Published by Jeffers Handbell Supply in The Raleigh Ringers Series
Sweet Home Alabama
Lynyrd Skynyrd
arr. Andrew G. Metz, 2001
Unpublished
Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
arr. Hart Morris, 2001
Available from Hart Morris
Blue Christmas
Billy Hayes and Jay Johnson
arr. Hart Morris, 2001
Published by Red River Music
Cadenzato
Tim Waugh, 2001
for the 2001 Capital Area Young Ringers' Festival
Published by Jeffers Handbell Supply
Old Time Rock & Roll
Bob Seger
arr. Paul A. McKlveen, 2000
Unpublished
Pinnacle
Dr. William A. Payn, 2000
Published by Jeffers Handbell Supply in The Raleigh Ringers Series
Greensleeves
arr. Cathy Moklebust, 2000
Published by Jeffers in The Raleigh Ringers Series
Allegro from Mozart's 40th Symphony in G Minor
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
arr. Brian Childers, 2000
Unpublished
We Will Rock You/We Are The Champions
Queen
arr. 1999
Unpublished
Second Suite for Handbells
Michael Helman, 1999
for the 2000 Capital Area Young Ringers' Festival
Published by AGEHR
Nocturne No. 2
Michael Helman, 1999
Published by AGEHR
Italian Symphony
Felix Mendelssohn
trans. Kevin McChesney, 1999
Published by Jeffers
Prelude in C# Minor
Sergei Rachmaninoff
trans. Douglas Floyd Smith, 1999
Published by Jeffers in The Raleigh Ringers Series
The Stars and Stripes Forever
John Philip Sousa
trans. William H. Griffin, 1999
Published by Beckenhorst Press
Prayer for Healing
Karen Lakey Buckwalter, 1999
Published by AGEHR
Valse Raleigh (renamed Ring to the God of Love)
Howard Starks, 1999
Published by Flammer
Finale from Symphony No. 2 in D Major for Organ
Charles-Marie Widor
arr. Fred Gramann, 1999
Published by AGEHR
Stream of Peace and Joy
Howard Starks, 1999
Unpublished
Praise to the Lord the Almighty
Howard Starks, 1999
Published by Jeffers
Aria, Fugue-Andante-Fugue, & Finale
Donald Allured, 1998
National Music Publishers (Aria)
Puer Natus Est
Dale Jergenson, 1998
Published by Jeffers Handbell Supply in The Raleigh Ringers Series
Pinball Wizard
The Who
arr. Marcia Murphy, 1998
Unpublished
All Glorious Above
Johann M. Haydn
arr. Fred Gramann, 1998
Published by AGEHR
Dry Bones
Hart Morris, 1998
for the 1999 Capital Area Young Ringers' Festival
Published by Agape
Still, Still, Still
arr. Cathy Moklebust, 1998
Published by Alfred Publishing
Fight On State
The Penn State University Fight Song
Joe Sanders, arr. Paul Yoder
arr. for bells by Jim Villani, 1998
Unpublished
Nights in White Satin
The Moody Blues
arr. Andrew G. Metz, 1997
Unpublished
Preludes for Piano
George Gershwin
arr. Andrew G. Metz, 1997
Unpublished
Carillon
Louis Vierne
trans. Fred Gramann, 1997
Published by Jeffers in The Raleigh Ringers Series
Tempest
Kevin McChesney, 1997
Published by Jeffers Handbell Supply in The Raleigh Ringers Series
What Star is This?
arr. Gregory Pysh, 1997
Published by National Music Publishers
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Mannheim Steamroller
arr. Paul A. McKlveen, 1996
Published by Dots and Lines, INK.
Carry On Wayward Son
Kansas
arr. Marcia Murphy, 1996
Unpublished
Away in a Manger
arr. Cynthia Dobrinski, 1996
Published by Agape
Las Campanas de la Navidad (The Bells of Christmas)
arr. Hart Morris, 1996
Published by AGEHR
Russian Sailors' Dance
Reinhold Glière
arr. William H. Griffin, 1996
Published by Jeffers in The Raleigh Ringers Series
Hotel California
The Eagles
arr. Marcia Murphy, 1995
Unpublished
Traditions of Christmas
Mannheim Steamroller
arr. Paul A. McKlveen, 1995
Published by Dots and Lines, INK.
"Allegro con brio" from Symphony No. 25 in G Minor
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
arr. Michael R. Keller, 1995
Unpublished
Good Christian Friends, Rejoice
Johann Sebastian Bach
arr. Fred Gramann, 1995
Published by Beckenhorst Press
Prelude and Fugue in A Major
Johann Sebastian Bach
trans. Fred Gramann, 1995
Unpublished
Carol of the Wise Men
arr. Fred Gramann, 1995
Published by Jeffers in The Raleigh Ringers Series
Barnum and Bailey's Favorite
Karl King
arr. Cathy Moklebust, 1995
Published by Jeffers in The Raleigh Ringers Series
"Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy" from The Nutcracker Suite
Peter I. Tchaikovsky
arr. Fred Gramann, 1994
Published by Beckenhorst Press
Dream On
Steven Tyler
arr. Marcia Murphy, 1994
Unpublished
Catalonian Carol of the Birds
arr. Carl Wiltse, 1994
Published by Stained Glass Publications
Bohemian Rhapsody
Queen
arr. Paul A. McKlveen, 1993
Unpublished
Linus and Lucy
Vince Guaraldi
arr. Hart Morris, 1993
Available from Hart Morris
Canticle
Arnold B. Sherman, 1993
Published by Agape
Stairway to Heaven
Led Zeppelin
arr. Andrew G. Metz, 1992
Unpublished
Blessed Exultation
Paul A. McKlveen, 1992
Published by Lake State Publications
Festive Jubilation
Paul A. McKlveen, 1992
Published by Lake State Publications
Illumination
Dr. William A. Payn, 1992
Published by Agape