What a find! This traditional Spanish Christmas carol sung in English works beautifully with a cappella voices. Finger cymbals, tambourine, and bongos add a zesty accompaniment to voice parts that are
Words from the English carol Good King Wenceslas are set to the melody of Hey, Ho, Nobody Home for a whole new take on the familiar carol. Canonic writing ensures success, and the stately
Three traditional carol favorites are tastefully arranged and tied together with Pachelbel's enduring canon. For added charm, choir members may play sleigh bells during the canon interludes between
This tender ballad is perhaps the most recorded and performed modern Christmas song. With notable recordings by Pentatonix, Natalie Cole and Kenny Rogers, this powerhouse song can work in a variety of
A symbolic ascending fifth opens the main melodic idea in this bright original for Christmas. Taking inspiration from Angels We Have Heard on High, the chorus moves in a new harmonic direction,
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The jazz waltz feel is perfect for this carol! Sweet choral harmonies float above the lilting accompaniment in this simple, straightforward setting, and the effect is marvelous! Optional parts for saxophone
O Come, Little Children is paired with Angels We Have Heard on High in this arrangement that is equally appropriate for school or church choirs. An open-fifth motive on "Come, come..."
"Lully, lullay, thou little tiny child..." The way this arrangement incorporates familiar strains of Bach's Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring with the cherished English carol tune is simply ingenious!
The First Noel and Infant Holy, Infant Lowly are creatively coupled in this beautiful piece. Delightful harmonic surprises, a recurring "Noel" motive that weaves in and out, and a superb
In this lovely setting for expressive choirs, Christina Rossetti's text, In the Bleak Midwinter, is set to a beautiful new melody. A graceful, supportive piano accompaniment contributes a few
Sing about angels, shepherds, wise men, the star, and "the baby born in Bethlehem" with this spirited original for Christmas. Choirs of any age will sound their best on the gospel harmonies and catchy hook.
Bring an international flair to your holiday program with this joyous three-minute medley of four French carols. An IPA pronunciation guide is included for the few foreign words, and a festive concert band
This glorious processional will create an impressive opening to your holiday concert. The modal harmonies and open intervals are not difficult to sing, but capture the sound of the season. And a light
Pianists will instantly recognize Clementi's Prelude in D minor, and now choral singers can share in the beauty of his music during the Christmas season. Ingenious composer Ruth Morris Gray adds
This is stunning! A marvelous lyric describes how beautiful the first Christmas night must have been "by candlelight." Gentle, lyrical music ebbs and flows to perfectly complement the text. Simple
With the touch of a master orchestrator, Bob Krogstad has completed this exuberant collection of Noels that everyone can enjoy. Rich in vocal and instrumental color, the setting takes us through
A simple statement of the beloved Dona Nobis Pacem moves seamlessly to the cherished carol The First Noel in this striking choral work for Christmas. The two melodies are woven
This exuberant rendition of a favorite French carol will live in your library for years to come. Dynamic choral parts, a thrilling piano accompaniment, and a colorful chamber orchestration equally showcase
The buoyant compound meter of this jovial Christmas charmer is suggestive of Irish folk music. Tuneful melodies are paired with merry "ding dong" counterlines as this refreshing choral (with processional
When sung by children, this exceptional partner song teaches vocal independence; when performed by more mature voices, the artistic arrangement yields many musical moments. The pairing of Away in a
With verses in 5/4 and a jazz waltz refrain, Kirby's mellow rendition of this familiar carol is something truly fresh. An optional flute solo (available free at alfred.com/choralparts) is a hip addition to
This serene pairing of Still, Still, Still and Silent Night will be a quick learn during your busiest time of year. Occasional counterpoint is scattered among traditional harmonies to
This gentle lullaby is equally appropriate for school and church, offering a nativity text and a light choral texture. Lush harmonies reflect a faint jazz influence, while ethereal words softly sing the
Four treasured carols from Wales, England, and Ireland comprise this colorfully arranged Christmas medley (three-and-a-half minutes in length). The slow-fast-slow-fast form is carefully constructed for
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