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  • Video of the Week:  Stravinsky’s “Firebird”

    Video of the Week: Stravinsky’s “Firebird”

    Some nights when I’m bored I will pick an ensemble I know nothing about and stalk them all over the internet to learn as much as I can.  The other night I ran across Charm City Bronze from Baltimore, Maryland.  Two things caught my eye about this group.  First, they performed a […]

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  • A Crash Course in Intellectual Property

    A Crash Course in Intellectual Property

    Many times on this blog we have stumbled into the topic of intellectual property (IP).  It is a field of study that effects many of the things we do as musicians, from music copyright to instrument patents to brand trademarks.  IP law can be vast and confusing. I know I […]

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  • Podcasts Every Bell Ringer Should Listen To

    Podcasts Every Bell Ringer Should Listen To

    Both Bryce and I have been listening a lot of podcasts lately.  The number of fantastic programs available around the internet for free is growing faster than we can keep up with.  Besides super popular podcasts like This American Life, Serial, and Freakonomics (which are all excellent) there are a […]

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  • Epic “Born This Way” Handbell Techno Remix

    Epic “Born This Way” Handbell Techno Remix

    And now for something completely different; presenting a remix of the very first performance we posted on the blog!  Here is “Born This Way” performed and arranged by Brian Seemann and remixed by Aaron Cheng. You have to admit that’s pretty fantastic.  It has been far too long since the […]

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  • Video of the Week: Spirit Wind by the Philadelphia Handbell Ensemble

    Video of the Week: Spirit Wind by the Philadelphia Handbell Ensemble

    I can not begin to tell you how excited I am to share this video with everyone.  Long time readers of the blog will remember that I spent this last fall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Well I was out there I had the pleasure of ringing with the Philadelphia Handbell Ensemble […]

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