North American Carillon School
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North American Carillon School

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Royal Carillon School "Jef Denyn", Mechelen, Belgium
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Carillon music for Beginners II, Progressive Studies

This book ~40 page book, contains 20 progressive studies which can be used seamlessly with Carillon Music for Beginners. A gradual increase in duration and musical and technical difficulty helps students further their skills with some playful works. 
All 20 works are arrangements by Carlo van Ulft from works by a variety of classical composers. All works are enjoyable to both the students and the audience.

Size: 8.5" x 11"

Pricing:  $17.50 plus S & H

To order, please send an email to NACS

DVD - "Meet the Carillon"
This 20 minute DVD covers the history of carillons in the world, from the very beginning of the use of a single bell until the concert carillon in the 21st century. It serves as a great promotional tool for carillon owners and carillonists in the English speaking areas around the world. The script, written by Frank DellaPenna,  is designed to be shown to an audience that has never had exposure to carillons, ergo 99.9% of humanity.

Pricing: $20 plus S & H

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"Arranging for Carillon"

This book serves as guide to the course "Arranging for Carillon" which is a required course for the NACS Performance Diploma. The book will also serve the wider carillon community and aspiring composers interested in writing for the instrument. Besides addressing carillon (bell) specific options, suggestions and hints, the first two chapters briefly identify the current challenges carillonists face with attracting audiences and the relevancy of the carillon within the North American Carillon world.


Size: 6" x 9"


Pricing: $17.50 plus S & H

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"Carillon Music for Beginners"
Easy Works for Hands and Feet combined.
This book contains 28 etudes for the moment that a carillon student starts combining hands and feet for the very first time.
23 etudes are arrangements by Carlo van Ulft from a guitar method by Anton Diabelli (1781-1858), in addition to 5 etudes originally written for carillon by John Gouwens.


Size: 8.5" x 11"

Pricing: $17.50 plus S & H

To order, please send an email to NACS


"Campanology"
A Study of Bells, with an Emphasis on the Carillon
The course book "Campanology" by faculty member John Gouwens, is now available.

This 90-page book is a comprehensive source of information concerning the technical aspects of bells and carillons.

Size: 8.5" x 11"

Pricing: $17.50 plus S & H

To order, please send an email to NACS
"The Marketing and Promotion of the Carillon" Course Book
The course book "The Marketing and Promotion of the Carillon" by faculty member Frank DellaPenna, is now available.

This 45-page book gives ideas and suggestions to carillonists, carillon students and carillon owners, on how to increase and improve the "visibility" of your carillon.

Size: 6" x 9"

Pricing: $12.50 plus S & H


To order, please send an email to NACS


We Also Recommend
For an in-depth study and a comprehensive overview of the history of carillons in the world, we highly recommend this book by Luc Rombouts. It is available at the major publishers online.