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St Nicholas-at-Wade Church
The Street
St Nicholas at Wade



Henri MuletCarillon-Sortie
Maria Theresia von ParadisSicilienne in E-flat major
Frank LoesserGuys & Dolls: 'If I were a Bell'
Alan MenkenNotre Dame Medley (arr. Aaron Dale)
Alfred Herbert BrewerGloucester Cathedral Chimes
Paul DesmondTake Five
~ Interval ~
Marcel FournierCloches
Pyotr TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker: Excerpts
Luigi BoccheriniCello Sonata in G Major, G.5
Samuel Sebastian WesleyHolsworthy Church Bells
Charles-Valentin AlkanBombardo-Carillon, Op.47
Johann Sebastian BachJesu, Joy of Man's Desiring


Patti Whaley – organ
Benjamin Scott – organ
Ben Jones – organ

Bedford Handbell Ensemble

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Programme Note

Popular music from across the centuries: Bach to Brubeck and beyond...

The internationally renowned Bedford Handbell Ensemble make a welcome return to St Nicholas church. The whole concert is on the theme of bells, with various organ 'carillons' and other pieces for a range of instruments adding variety to the proceedings.

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