Publications

The BCS has an extensive list of print publications for chimes and carillons of varying sizes. See below for the publications available and details of how to order.

How to order

1. Send an e-mail to the Publications Officer (publications@britishcarillons.org), with the subject ‘BCS Music Publications’

2. In the body of the e-mail, specify your order, e.g.

– 3 x Newcastle Carillon Book Volume 2

– 1 x Fridays in Old Bond Street Volume 3

etc.

3. The total cost of the requested publications (including postage) will be calculated and sent by email reply. Assuming there are no discrepancies, you will be provided with a link to a page with several payment options.

4. On receipt of payment, the publications will be posted.

Publications currently available

Core publications

Publication name Instrument range Price (as of 25 August 2021)
A Chimer’s Tune book 8 to 18 bells £7.00
A Little Two Octave Carillon book Two octaves £7.00
A Tutor for Mark. Studies for Two-Octave Carillon Two octaves £5.00
Christmas in Old Bond Street Volume 1. Carols and Christmas Music Two octaves £7.00
Christmas in Old Bond Street Volume 2. Carols and Christmas Music Two octaves £7.00
Clifford Ball Centenary: Life and Music Four octaves £12.00
Fridays in Old Bond Street Volume 1 Two octaves £7.00
Fridays in Old Bond Street Volume 2 Two octaves £7.00
Fridays in Old Bond Street Volume 3 Two octaves £7.00
Fridays in Old Bond Street Volume 4 Two octaves £7.00
Fridays in Old Bond Street Volume 5 Two octaves £7.00
Fridays in Old Bond Street Volume 6 Two octaves £7.00
Fung Lam. Three pieces for Two-octave Carillon Two octaves £5.00
Newcastle Carillon Book Volume 1 Two octaves £7.00
Newcastle Carillon Book Volume 2 Two octaves £7.00
Newcastle Carillon Book Volume 3 Two octaves £7.00
Newcastle Carillon Book Volume 4 Two octaves £7.00
Newcastle Carillon Book Volume 5 Two octaves (fully chromatic) £7.00
Newcastle Carillon Book Volume 6 Two octaves £7.00
Perth Carillon Book Volume 1 Three octaves £8.00
Perth Carillon Book Volume 2 Three octaves £8.00
Perth Carillon Book Volume 3 Three octaves £8.00
Perth Carillon Book Volume 4 Three octaves £8.00
Perth Carillon Book Volume 5 Three octaves £12.00
York Minster Carillon Book. Two-and-a-half octaves £8.00
La Salle Spier Carillon Music Volume I Shenandoah, ed. Elizabeth Graves Vitu Four octaves £9.00
La Salle Spier Carillon Music Volume II Compositions & Transcriptions, ed. Elizabeth Graves Vitu Four octaves £9.00

BCS Monographs

Publication name Instrument range Price (as of 25 August 2021)
E. d’Arba. “Cattistock Suite” for Carillon. Four octaves £7.00
Sir Edward Elgar, O.M. “Memorial Chimes” for Carillon, Op. 86, 1923 Four octaves £7.00
Johann Sebastian Bach. Selected Pieces from the works for Lute BWV 995-998 Two octaves £7.00
John Stuart Archer 1866-1953. Suites 1 & 2 for Carillon Four octaves £7.00
Sir Hamilton Harty. “A Little Fantasy and Fugue” for Carillon 1934 Four octaves £6.00
Anthony Skilbeck. “Woodland Echoes” Three Pieces for Three-octave Carillon. Three octaves £7.00