This medley wraps up eight of the most popular Christmas songs into a tidy package for audiences of all ages. There's something to play for everyone and it's a great way to touch on a lot of great tunes
A clever pairing of God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman and Carol of the Bells. Beginning with an ethereal echo of Carol of the Bells, the trumpets present eerie fragmentations of
Here are 6 Christmas favorites for horn and piano. The arrangements are not terribly difficult, but interesting and fun for both players - perfect for school and church. Titles featured: Joy to the
This is an English carol dating from the 16th century. This arrangement features sets of duets (trumpets then horn/trombone) on the harmonized melody with rhythmic backgrounds underneath. Trumpet 1 is
For many reasons, Christmas means joy. This tune, Ding Dong Merrily on High, is a wonderful musical snapshot of the whole season. In this arrangement, we hear church bells chiming, voices uniting
This collection is designed so that developing brass players can enjoy fun arrangements of Christmas music at a suitable level. All ranges and technical requirements have the younger musician in mind, while
This arrangement features three variations of the tune alternating with newly-composed interludes. The rhythms often alternate between duple and triple groupings. This was recorded on the
This arrangement of Hallelujah from Handel's Messiah, lowered to the key of B-flat, is perfect for those times when a standard brass quintet is performing a church service or other
This arrangement of Hallelujah from Handel's Messiah, in the original key of D, is perfect for those times when a standard brass quintet is performing a church service or other ceremonial
This version of Hallelujah from Handel's Messiah was written for four trumpets and, since it is written in the lower key of B-flat major, it lies very nicely on B-flat trumpets and is also
This fanfare is a spirited celebration of the season. Featuring every instrument of the brass section, this triumphant opener highlights several familiar melodies. Playable by musicians of all levels,
This piece is a traditional English Christmas carol. Holly and Ivy have been important as English Christmas decorations for church use since at least the fifteenth century. This piece is flowing and smooth,
This is a little medley of two joyous, traditional carols. It should be played with a "Wee Bit of a Merry Christmas Jig..." This was recorded on the CD Christmas Postcards from the HoodleBug Brass
This arrangement was conceived of as a concert opener for a quintet concert. It begins in a celebratory manner and, after two statements of the melody, the tune is stated in augmented fragments in the low
This is a pleasing collection of well-loved Christmas music arranged for two like instruments. The selections are suitable for a variety of performance situations such as school concerts, at church, or for
This is a beautiful and clever medley of two famous carols. It was recorded on the CD Christmas Postcards from the HoodleBug Brass - recorded by the faculty brass quintet at IUP (Indiana University
Just a short introduction and the gorgeous natural flow begins, unfolding the familiar carol of O Come, All Ye Faithful. Twice more it is repeated in chorale form, ending with a majesty of style
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