"Gladiolus Rag" is a fun rendition of Scott Joplin's rag, with a variety of stopped sounds to keep both ringers and listeners smiling. The bass provides a steady beat for the treble's predictable but somewhat tricky rhythms. This arrangement works equally well, regardless the octaves of handbells available.
The arrangement is for full choir using three, four, or five octaves of handbells, and the piece is Level 4 when played with a full complement of ringers.
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