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The Best of Arsis Bells - transcriptions for bell choir of works by Albinoni, Bach, Grieg, Bizet, Gillis, Bisbee et al. / Arsis Handbell Ensemble

Album Summary

>Albinoni, Tomaso : Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor
>Gounod, Charles : Ave Maria
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt Suite no 1
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Dance macabre
>Bizet, Georges : Jeux d'enfants
>Traditional, Estonian : Mu suda, arka ules, hymn (from Hiiumaa)
>Traditional, Estonian : Lullabies (from Rongu, Misso, Luhamaa)
>Traditional, Estonian : Calling The Cattle Home (from Rouge)
>Eespere, Rene : In dies
>Bisbee, B. Wayne : Rondo del espanol, for handbell ensemble
>Gillis, Leo : Pick a Winner, for handbell ensemble
>Vähi, Peeter : Supreme Silence
>Vähi, Peeter : Handbell Symphony
Performers Conductors Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Playing with hand bells in a larger ensemble enjoys great popularity in Estonia. Since its establishment in 1993, Arsis Handbell Ensemble has been one of the best hand bell ensembles in their country. On this recording Arsis Ensemble presents a selection of their best works.



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Works Details

>Albinoni, Tomaso : Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor
  • Ensemble: Arsis Handbell Ensemble
  • Running Time: 4 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1945

>Gounod, Charles : Ave Maria
  • Performer: Heldur Polda (Boy Soprano)
  • Ensemble: Arsis Handbell Ensemble
  • Running Time: 2 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 1852

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt Suite no 1 :: Anitra's Dance
  • Ensemble: Arsis Handbell Ensemble
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1875

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Dance macabre :: [Excerpt]
  • Ensemble: Arsis Handbell Ensemble
  • Running Time: 2 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1874

>Bizet, Georges : Jeux d'enfants :: The Ball
  • Ensemble: Arsis Handbell Ensemble
  • Running Time: 2 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1871

>Traditional, Estonian : Mu süda, ärka üles, hymn (from Hiiumaa)
  • Ensemble: Arsis Handbell Ensemble
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.

>Traditional, Estonian : Lullabies (from Rongu, Misso, Luhamaa)
  • Ensemble: Arsis Handbell Ensemble
  • Running Time: 3 min. 36 sec.

>Traditional, Estonian : Calling The Cattle Home (from Rouge)
  • Ensemble: Arsis Handbell Ensemble
  • Running Time: 2 min. 51 sec.

>René Eespere (1953 - ) : In dies :: 2nd movement
  • Performer: Toomas Vavilov (Clarinet)
  • Conductor: Aivar Mäe
  • Ensemble: Arsis Handbell Ensemble
  • Running Time: 2 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Concerto

>Bisbee, B. Wayne : Rondo del español, for handbell ensemble
  • Conductor: Aivar Mäe
  • Ensemble: Arsis Handbell Ensemble
  • Running Time: 2 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Gillis, Leo : Pick a Winner, for handbell ensemble
  • Conductor: Aivar Mäe
  • Ensemble: Arsis Handbell Ensemble
  • Running Time: 1 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Peeter Vähi (1955 - ) : Supreme Silence :: Vajrasattva Mantra
  • Performers: Iren Lovasz (Voice); Peeter Vahi (Synthesizer)
  • Conductor: Kristjan Järvi
  • Ensemble: Arsis Handbell Ensemble
  • Running Time: 10 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Peeter Vähi (1955 - ) : Handbell Symphony :: 2nd movement
  • Ensemble: Arsis Handbell Ensemble
  • Running Time: 8 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Orchestral