This beautiful, treasured carol originated as an anonymous lullaby associated with the Nativity. In this arrangement, the harmonies are lush with a contemporary feel. Widely used in many different choral
Energize any holiday concert with this Trans-Siberian Orchestra hit! The energy of the accented, syncopated rhythms will engage students and audiences alike. An optional electric violin part provides the
Warm, nostalgic emotions mean this selection is an enduring favorite. This arrangement repeats the melody several times over harmonic variations, creating a perfect concert piece or sing-along.
This is the "other" version of Away in a Manger, the beloved Christmas carol, written by William J. Kirkpatrick. It features a string quartet within the orchestra, and its haunting beauty is
Known for its simplistic beauty, this melody is supported by a simple but beautiful harmonization.
This beautiful ballad from "The Polar Express" makes a wonderful addition to your performance library. Lots of doublings and unisons will give your young players the confidence they need to play this in
Make your holiday concert sparkle with this terrific arrangement called Chant de Noel, based on the popular Christmas carol Sing We Now of Christmas. Varying textures and colorful
Featuring a "guest soloist" playing smart phone or tablet, this one is fun as well as beautifully stirring! Gorgeous string parts intertwine with the simple bell part; invite an administrator to play
As seen in the mind-boggling Trans-Siberian Orchestra stage show, this thought-provoking medley of Christmas tunes describes a lone cellist playing Christmas carols in the midst of the Bosnian war. The
What would December concerts be without those familiar tunes that everyone loves to hear during that time of year? Here's a medley of a baker's dozen of some of the most recognized holiday tunes in the
Written in a bossa-nova style, this fresh take on the classic O Tannenbaum will add a little Caribbean flavor to your Christmas concert while being easy to learn.
"For the night is God's cathedral" and the stars visit in "dreams of fireflies." This piece will be greatly enhanced by adding a rhythm section and electric instruments, but can be played by strings
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