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Components of UP and RINGING!

Click any underlined link to see a miniature score or samples the teaching aids.

Manual for the Director
UP and RINGING! (Director's Manal)   (3 octaves)     DT-3001 - $21.95

  • Provides a clear guide for new directors who have been drafted to “start a chime group”
    even though they have little or no musical training and/or have never taught beginners
  • Is a “ready to use” set of materials for experienced directors who have the knowledge
    but don’t have the time to search for and assemble a set of sequential lessons
  • Shows all pertinent information directly before each musical selection
  • Includes specific directions for full score and individual parts where necessary
  • Specifies the code number of the corresponding flash card for each new musical term
  • Supplies the melody for pieces scored as chordal accompaniments
  • Lists a summary of new concepts at the end of each chapter
  • Is published as a set of loose-leaf, pre-punched sheets for a director's notebook

Click here for a summary the topics introduced in each lesson.

Book for the Ringers
UP and RINGING! (Ringers)  (3 octaves)     DT-3002 - $6.95

  • Full score (normal bell music)
  • Large, easy-to-read print
  • Pieces are numbered sequentially throughout to avoid confusion
  • Booklet of 28 pages is stapled for stability and pre-punched for notebooks
  • Helps the new ringer learn the two basic notes of the ringing position
  • Notes requiring a flat or sharp are introduced as altered tones or
    notes that must be substituted for the basic note

Individual Parts - DT-3003 - $49.95  (available for the 3-octave book only)
(Sold as a set of 11 parts - one part for each standard ringing position)

  • Provide a single line of music for young ringers
    (No other musical medium expects beginners to pick out just two notes from big chords.)
  • Show only the notes for a specific ringing position with rests when those notes don't play
  • Use rests that match the rhythm of the music the ringer is hearing, making it easier for
    young ringers to keep the place
  • Can be used for new ringers who cannot read music while music readers play from the Ringers' Edition
  • Offer an for option teaching chimes in the lower grades
  • Are published as a complete, pre-punched set of booklets
    Click here to see a sample copy of the entire individual part for Ringer 1.

Flash Cards - DT-3004 - $19.95  (Printed on 8.5 x 11 card stock)
(This set of cards works for both books.)

  • Designed to coordinate sequentially with this method book
  • Contain a flash card for each musical term introduced
  • Illustrate concepts on treble clef, bass clef, and grand staff when appropriate
  • Focus the ringer's attention on the specific concept
  • Are large and easy for ringers to see at the table
    Click here to see sample copies of some of the flash cards.

Note Reading Worksheets - DT-3005 - $17.50 
(These reproducible worksheets are useable with either book.)

  • Enable ringers to learn all the note names instead of only their two notes
  • Facilitate learning because students
    • Use worksheets focused on naming notes
    • Are not confused by trying to sort out individual notes in bell music full of big chords
  • Provide ample drill on each concept of learning note names
    Click here to see sample copies of some of the worksheets.

Director's 3-Piece Pack - DT-3006 - $85.00 (available for the 3-octave book only)
Multipack contains the following items, described separately above

  • Director's Manual - DT-3001
  • Set of Individual Parts - DT-3003
  • Flash Cards - DT-3004