Frolic Flight of the Hummingbird

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Composer: Kurt Meyer

Octaves Handbell: 5 – 6

Octaves Handchimes: n/a

Level: 3+

 

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Description

This original composition is written specifically for handbells with optional flute and percussion. It is a sonic representation of the journey of a hummingbird – from nesting and birth through fledging, first flight, feeding, resting, returning to exuberant and joyous flight once again.The sheer delight that is conveyed through bell techniques such as mallet, TD, LV and shakes and more is amazing! The addition of flute and the simple percussion provides just the right support and addition to make this a ringer and audience favorite!

 

Kurt describes this as a “jaunty Lydian-esque mode and is characterized by a sixteenth note neighbor tone motif” … and “it perfectly captures “the whimsicality and wing pattern of a hummingbird’s flight.”  Descriptions of each of the six sections is provided by the composer.

 

Frolic Flight 20684-M WEB

 

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Version

Conductor score, Handbell score, Flute score, Percussion score

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