Paul’s Music

• COMPOSITIONS and ARRANGEMENTS •

Title Composer Notes
ADIEU, THE Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy for 3-4 octave Handbell Choir
arr. Paul W. Allen (1991)
aJOITA RING! Paul W. Allen (2002) for 5 -octave Handbell Choir
arr. Paul W. Allen (1991)
Written for and dedicated to RiverBells
Published by High Meadow Music Publishing 2004
ANDANTE CON MOTO Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Second movement of the “Italian” Symphony
arr. Paul W. Allen (1986)
for 4- to 5-octave Handbell Choir
BAGATELLE IN F Ludwig van Beethoven for 2- to 3-octave Handbell Choir
arr. Paul W. Allen (1988)
BETHENA Scott Joplin
for Symphonic Band
arr. Paul W. Allen (1992)
for Saxophone Quintet
BLUES IN THE NIGHT Harold Arlen arr. Paul W. Allen (2002)
for 5 octave Handbell Choir
Written for and Dedicated to RiverBells
BRIN D’AMOUR POLKA R. Dalmain for Brass Band
arr. Paul W. Allen (1990)
BUFFOONS’ TROTH, THE Paul W. Allen (2003) for Handbell Solo and Woodwind Quintet
Commissioned by Michele Sharik
 BURWOOD TRIPTYCH Paul W. Allen (1998) Four-movement work, for Woodwind Sextet
 BY THE BANKS OF THE SACRAMENTO Paul W. Allen (2002) for 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 octave Handbell Choir and Percussion
Commissioned by the Handbell Directors of Sacramento, 2002
 CAROL FOR THE CHILD Paul W. Allen (1987) for Organ Solo
for 3 to 5 octave Handbell Choir
Dedicated to Susan Elizabeth Coddington-Allen, on our wedding
Published by National Handbell Music, 1991
 CARILLON FANFARE FOR MY BRIDE Paul W. Allen (1988) for 5 octave Handbell Choir
Subsumed into the opening of “Rhapsody for Band and Bells”
CHATTANOOGA CHOO-CHOO Harry Warren for 5 octave Handbell Choir, Alto Saxophone
arr. Paul W. Allen (2002)
Written for and Dedicated to RiverBells
 CLARINETS SWEET Paul W. Allen (1997)  Six songs for six different Clarinets, based on Psalms
 COLD WAR REQUIEM Paul W. Allen (1994) For SATB Choir and Soloists and Piano
lyrics, Chuck Myer
 CONQUERING HERO COMES, THE Georg Frederik Handel arr. Paul W. Allen (1992)
for Brass Band
 CREATOR GOD Paul W. Allen (1984) SATB Hymn
lyrics, Sylvia Eagan
 ELITE SYNCOPATIONS Scott Joplin arr. Paul W. Allen (1991)
for Symphonic Band
 ELOGE Paul W. Allen (1993) for 3 to 5 octave Handbell Choir
Dedicated to my father, J. Wayne Allen
Published by Laurendale Associates, 1996
 EMMANUEL AD VENIO Paul W. Allen (1996) for SATB Choir and Piano
lyrics, Paul Merrill
 ENDLESS FANFARE Nicolas Jacques Lemmens arr. Paul W. Allen (1994)
for 3- to 6- octave Handbell Choir
Published by Bronze f/x, 1996
 EPIPHANY RHAPSODY Paul W. Allen (2004) for 5-octave Handbell Choir and Symphonic Band
 EUPHONIC SOUNDS Scott Joplin arr. Paul W. Allen (1991)
for Symphonic Band
 EXERCISE IN Bb Paul W. Allen (1996) mobile perpetua for Keyboard
 FANTASIA FOR PERCUSSIVES Paul W. Allen (1998) for Percussion Ensemble
 FANTASY ON “AMAZING GRACE” Traditional American Tune arr. Paul W. Allen (1999)
for 3 to 5 octave Handbell Choir
 FIG LEAF RAG Scott Joplin arr. Paul W. Allen (1994)
for 3 to 5 octave Handbell Choir
 FUGUE IN C-MAJOR Dietrich Buxtehude arr. Paul W. Allen (1993)
for Clarinet Quartet
 GLADIOLUS RAG Scott Joplin arr. Paul W. Allen (1994)
for 3 to 6 octave Handbell Choir
Published by Bronze f/x, 1996
Recorded on CD “A Dazzling Bouquet,” 2002
 HALLELUJAH CHORUS, THE Georg Frederik Handel arr. Paul W. Allen (1992)
for Brass Band
HEAVENS DECLARE THE GLORY OF GOD, THE Benedetto Marcello arr. Paul W. Allen (1994)
for 5 octave Handbell Choir and Symphonic Band
 HYDRAULICS! Paul W. Allen (1999) for Symphonic Band
Extracted from “I Am Claude Chana”
 HYMNE Vangelis arr. Paul W. Allen (1987)
for 3 to 4 octave Handbell Choir and Handchimes
 I AM CLAUDE CHANA Paul W. Allen (1998) for Symphonic Band and Narrator
 I’M BOUND FOR THE KINGDOM Mosie Lister
for Piano Solo
arr. Paul W. Allen (1992)
for Symphonic Band
for 4- to 5-octave Handbell Choir
 IN THE MOOD Joe Garland arr. Paul W. Allen (2002)
for 5 octave Handbell Choir
Written for and Dedicated to RiverBells
 IT’S ONLY A PAPER MOON Harold Arlen arr. Paul W. Allen (2003)
for 5 octave Handbell Choir
Written for and Dedicated to RiverBells
 I’VE GOT A GAL IN KALAMAZOO Harry Warren arr. Paul W. Allen (2002)
for 5 octave Handbell Choir and Alto Saxophone
Written for and Dedicated to RiverBells
 JESU, JOY OF MAN’S DESIRING Johann Sebastian Bach arr. Paul W. Allen (1990)
for 3 to 4 octave Handbell Choir
 JUDAH’S DANCE Paul W. Allen (2004) for 5 octave Handbell Choir and optional Percussion
 LAZZ!  Paul W. Allen (1983) Musical Comedy on Death
lyrics, Chuck Myer
 LITURGICAL EVOCATIONS  Paul W. Allen (1999) for 4 to 5 octave Handbell Choir
 LOVE MEAL, THE  Paul W. Allen (1984) SATB Anthem, with Piano
lyrics, June Barnhart
 MAGNETIC RAG  Scott Joplin arr. Paul W. Allen (1991)
for Brass Band
 MICK’S MARCH Paul W. Allen (1998) for Symphonic Band
MOLDAU, THE Bedrich Smetana arr. Paul W. Allen (1996)
for Symphonic Band
MOLLY MALONE Traditional Irish Tune arr. Paul W. Allen (1987)
for 3 to 4 octave Handbell Choir
MOONLIGHT SERENADE Glenn Miller arr. Paul W. Allen (2002)
for 5 octave Handbell Choir and Flute
Written for and Dedicated to RiverBells
MY CONSTANT COMPANION Paul W. Allen (1991) SATB Anthem, with Piano, based on Psalm 23
NATIVITY ANTIPHONAL, A Malcolm C. Wilson arr. Paul W. Allen (1999)
for 5 octave Handbell Choir and Symphonic Band
NEW ENGLAND IDYLLS Edward MacDowell arr. Paul W. Allen (2002)
for 4 to 5 octave Handbell Choir
PARTING SONG Paul W. Allen (1984) SATB Benediction Anthem, with Piano
PAVANE Gabriel Faure arr. Paul W. Allen (2004)
for 5-octave Handbell Choir
 PLAZCOL Paul W. Allen (1991) for 4 to 5 octave Handbell Choir
Published by Laurendale Associates, 1996
PORTENT FOR D., A  Paul W. Allen (1998) for Symphonic Band
 PRAYER MEDITATION ON “PINE GLEN” arr. Paul W. Allen (1994)
 PRAYER OF ST. HILDA, THE Joseph Knech and Edward Husband arr. Paul W. Allen (1988)
for 3 to 4 octave Handbell Choir
 PREMIER DANSER Paul W. Allen (1987) for 3 to 5 octave Handbell Choir and Percussion
Published by Laurendale Associates, 1996
(originally titled “Marche Sotte”)
PSALM 139 Paul W. Allen (2001) for Soloist(s), Narrator or SATB Choir and Piano or Symphonic Band
(formerly titled “Search Me, O God, and Know Me”)
 RAG-TIME DANCE Scott Joplin arr. Paul W. Allen (1991)
for Brass Band
 READ THE SIGNS! Paul W. Allen (1984) SATB Popular song, with Piano
lyrics, Chuck Myer
 RECORDERS SWEET Paul W. Allen (1992) Four-movement suite for SATB Recorders
Honorable Mention, Chicago Chapter, ARS Composition Contest, 1997
 REGRETS Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy arr. Paul W. Allen (1991)
for 3 to 4 octave Handbell Choir
 RHAPSODY FOR BAND AND BELLS Paul W. Allen (1999) for 5 octave Handbell Choir and Symphonic Band
 ROADRUNNER MARCH, THE Paul W. Allen (1993) for Symphonic Band
SADNESS OF SOUL Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy arr. Paul W. Allen (1991)
for 3 to 4 octave Handbell Choir
 SEE, THE CONQUERING HERO COMES Georg Frederik Handel arr. Paul W. Allen (1995)
for Brass Band
 SETTLER’S SONG Paul W. Allen (1999) for Symphonic Band
Extracted from “I Am Claude Chana”
Commissioned by John W. Monks, Music Teacher, Jesuit High School
 SHEEP MAY SAFELY GRAZE Johann Sebastian Bach arr. Paul W. Allen (1991)
for SATB Choir
 SICILIAN SONATA, A Dominico Cimarosa arr. Paul W. Allen (1988)
for 3 to 4 octave Handbell Choir
 SIMPLE SONATA, A Dominico Cimarosa arr. Paul W. Allen (1988)
for 3 to 4 octave Handbell Choir
Published by AGEHR, 1991
Permanently Out of Print, 1998
SONORE SONNETTE Paul W. Allen (1992) Three-movement symphony for 3 to 5 octave Handbell Choir
With Brass Quintet/Organ/Piano and Percussion and Soloist
Commissioned by the Handbell Directors of Sacramento, 1993
 SPRITELY SONATA, A Dominico Cimarosa arr. Paul W. Allen (1994)
for 3 to 4 octave Handbell Choir
 STORMY WEATHER Harold Arlen arr. Paul W. Allen (2002)
for 5 octave Handbell Choir, Clarinet
Written for and Dedicated to RiverBells
STRING OF PEARLS, A Joe Garland arr. Paul W. Allen (2002)
for 5 octave Handbell Choir, Piccolo
Written for and Dedicated to RiverBells
 SUMMER MOUNTAIN Paul W. Allen (1986) SATB Anthem with Piano
Submitted for Brethren National Youth Conference, 1986
 SUSAN SWEET, THE Paul W. Allen (1997) five songs for String Quartet
 SWEET REMEMBRANCE Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy arr. Paul W. Allen (1992)
for Handbell Soloist and Piano
 THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC Harold Arlen arr. Paul W. Allen (2002)
for 5 octave Handbell Choir
Written for and Dedicated to RiverBells
TINTINNABULATION AT THE TWELFTH TONE Paul W. Allen (1998) for 4 to 5 octave Handbell Choir
Originally titled, “Fanfare for the Common Bell”
 THOUSAND CRANES FOR PEACE, A Paul W. Allen (1985, rev. 1999) Peace Cantata for SATB Choir and Soloists
lyrics, Chuck Myer
With Guitar, Piano, Woodwind Quintet and Percussion
 TRAVELS II Paul W. Allen and Jim Maxwell (1978) SATB Cantata on the Emmaus theme, with Piano
Premiered at Monte Toyon Conference, 1978
TROIS GYMNOPEDIE Erik Satie arr. Paul W. Allen (2002)
for Handbell Solo and 5-octave Handchime Choir or Soloists
UMBRELLAS Paul W. Allen (1997) for Symphonic Band
 WHEN AT NIGHT I GO TO SLEEP Englebert Humperdinck arr. Paul W. Allen (2000)
for 4 to 5 octave Handbell Choir
 WOODLAND SKETCHES Edward MacDowell arr. Paul W. Allen (2002)
for 4 to 5 octave Handbell Choir
 • PROJECTS IN-PROGRESS •
 ADVENT ANTIPHONY Paul W. Allen for 2 to 5 octave Handbell Choir and Symphonic Band
lyrics, Chuck Myer
Commissioned by Janet Ty for Twelfth Night, La Vegas, NV
 HANDBELL CONCERTO, THE Paul W. Allen Multi-movement for 4 to 5 octave Handbell Choir and Orchestra
 OVERTURE TO AN IMPENITENT LIFE Paul W. Allen Multi-movement for 5 octave Handbell Choir and Symphonic Band
 ROLLIE! THE GRAND CANON Paul W. Allen for 5 to 6 octave Handbell Choir
Commissioned by the Raleigh Ringers
 SUSANNA (BIBLICAL SENSE) Paul W. Allen Operette/Ballet
lyrics, Chuck Myer