Bells, The

Composed by B. Wayne Bisbee
Voicing: SSA
Instrumentation: piano and handbells
Catalog number: AMP 1045
Price: $2.00

Text: Part I of “The Bells” by Edgar Allan Poe

Hear the sledges with the bells -
Silver bells!
What a world of merriment their melody foretells!
How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle,
In the icy air of night!
While the stars that oversprinkle
All the heavens seem to twinkle
With a crystalline delight;
Keeping time, time, time,
In a sort of Runic rhyme,
To the tintinnabulation that so musically wells
From the bells, bells, bells, bells,
Bells, bells, bells -
From the jingling and the tinkling of the bells

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