Welcome to the first-ever online concert presented by the Praeclara Ringers: “Music for Challenging Times.”
The Praeclara Ringers — an exciting and exemplary handbell ensemble from Little Rock, Arkansas — share a half hour of handbell music that will lift your spirit as we all live and work through the challenges of the coronavirus global pandemic. This concert was recorded on July 14 and July 16, 2020 at Wildwood Park for the Arts (20919 Denny Rd., Little Rock).
The concert includes the following selections:
“Campanae Celebrare” — Cathy Moklebust
“Didn’t My Lord Deliver?” — traditional spiritual, arr. Lloyd Larson
“A Blood-Red Rose in Gethsemane” — William E. Gross
“Pick a Winner” — Lew Gillis
“Beside Still Waters” — Howard F. Starks
“Hallelujah” — Leonard Cohen, arr. Joel Raney
“Allegro con Moto” — Jason Krug
The Praeclara Ringers are directed by Mary Ibis. Members include Paige Majors (assistant director), Allan Pieroni, Lisa Bryant, Ralph Wilcox, Ashley Higginbotham, Sarah Stone, Shelby Thomas, Annette Gatlin, Kyra Hatley, Leann Hatley, and Ruth Shepherd.