Christmas in the Cascades


  1. Gloria Frances L. Callahan
  2. In the Bleak Midwinter Karen Lakey Buckwalter
  3. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel Joel Raney, Arnold B. Sherman
  4. Lo! How a Rose E'er Blooming Cynthia Dobrinski
  5. On This Day Earth Shall Ring (Personent Hodie) Hart Morris
  6. Now the Green Blade Riseth (Sing We Now of Christmas) Kevin McChesney
  7. I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day Cynthia Dobrinski
  8. Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence Cathy Moklebust
  9. We Three Kings John Matheny
  10. Masters in this Hall Arnold B. Sherman
  11. The Christmas Song Douglas E. Wagner
  12. Carol of the Bells Arnold B. Sherman
  13. A Charlie Brown Christmas Kevin McChesney
  14. Sleigh Ride Martha Lynn Thompson

Bells of the Cascades’ second full-length CD features some of our favorite music for the Christmas season. Selections include both sacred and secular pieces and range from the traditional to whimsical reminders of the joys of the season.

“Excellent mix of both new and classic handbell arrangements, and a great variety of tunes and arrangers. … Do check it out!”
—David Harris, director, The Raleigh Ringers, Raleigh, NC

Music Director: Nancy Hascall

Oboe: Paul Pitkin

Flute: Nancy Hascall

Percussion: Dean Baskerville, Alex Wade

Bells of the Cascades members appearing on this album: Malinda Alexander, Carolyn Bradley, Sarah Breckenridge, Cindy Gronbach, Glen Hascall, Nancy Hascall, Robyn Heerlein, Debbie Ivanov, Karen Jolly, Paula Knapp, Karin McDonough, Tim McDonough, Jessica McGeeney, Brian Parrott, Nancy Patton, Judy Schumacher, Sue Smith

Special thanks to: Cheri Hainer, Carol Powers

Recording, Mixing, and Mastering Engineer: Dean Baskerville

Recording Booth Assistance: Paul Pitkin, Tom Foley

Recorded at Kung Fu Bakery, Portland, Oregon, and Crossroads Studio, Vancouver, Washington

Manufactured and printed by Logic General, Inc., Wilsonville, Oregon

Graphic Design: Dau Nguyen of Ellipsis Design

Photography: Hieu Chau

Release date:  
June 1, 2008