This arrangement combines the traditional melodies The Holly and the Ivy and Good King Wenceslas. Every section has melodic lines, and the music becomes quite chromatic and adventurous
A fun, original holiday work for string orchestra that will bring joy to your winter program.
This ancient Basque Christmas carol originates from the 13th century and tells the story of the Angel Gabriel's Annunciation to the Virgin Mary. This carol is also known by the title Gabriel's
Nineteenth-century England meets 1950s Cuba in this clever Latin-style arrangement of a traditional carol! Optional percussion create an authentic Latin sound as the orchestra celebrates the holidays in
Lush and rich harmonies surround this inventive arrangement of Silent Night. Each section is featured through interwoven melodies and changing time signatures in the contrasting "calm" and "bright"
The joy of the Christmas season flows through every measure of this energetic holiday reel. Good King Wenceslas and Deck the Hall are intertwined with the classic reel Christmas
This fresh and joyous piece is sure to bring some winter cheer to your audience. Optional percussion parts pair with tuneful melodies to give this work a unique charm that is both engaging and
Expand the reach of your holiday program with this wonderful arrangement of the medieval carol Personet Hodie (Latin: "Let resound today"). Often relegated to choir, this version for strings and
Perform this famous setting of the beloved traditional English carol scored for string orchestra with piano or harp accompaniment. The piece can stand alone or be paired with Dan Forrest's choral setting
This setting for developing string students offers an opportunity to work on expressive playing with limited technical demands. The melody is passed between sections, and optional percussion adds a unique
Instantly recognizable Christmas standards Deck the Hall and Jolly Old Saint Nicholas along with a hint of Jingle Bells come together in this lighthearted medley arranged in a
Three timeless carols Once in Royal David's City; Good King Wenceslas and God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen are expertly woven together in this joyous offering. Adorn your holiday
A unique Hanukkah selection, this piece embodies traditional Jewish music with its haunting melodies in 4/4 time. This arrangement uses easy rhythms, lifts, tremolo, and two-note slurs and ties along with
Energize your holiday program with a hip hop version of the Nutcracker! This rhythmically syncopated mashup of favorites from Tchaikovsky's ballet include: Overture, March, Arabian Dance,
It's a winter evening filled with anticipation of a fun jaunt gliding through the snow on a horse-driven sleigh. This catchy melody accompanied by optional percussion follows the ride through the snowy
Kick off the holiday season with a festive Hanukkah piece that ends with Deck the Halls! This arrangement explores "gypsy-style" music at an ever-changing, whirling dance tempo, and the traditional
The reimagining of this medieval carol reflects the timeless nature of the Christmas season. Players will work on sustaining long tones and tuning nontraditional chords in this choral-like setting for
This elegant and nostalgic piece depicts gentle snow falling as twilight fades on a winter's eve. The legato theme features slurred phrases and sustained pedal-tone pitches to help develop tone and
This beautiful medley offers a fresh alternative to traditional holiday programming. Vaughan Williams used three folk carols from his native country of England: The Truth Sent from Above; Come All You
Inspired by music of the Italian Baroque period, this reflective piece merges traditional harmonies with contemporary major seventh chords to create a whimsical and wistful mood. Simple rhythms and
This French carol tells the Christmas story from the perspective of shepherds out in the field playing simple instruments. Beginning with a rhythmic drone in the low strings, countermelodies and
This 16th-century Christmas carol originated in the Catalonian region of northeastern Spain. This string orchestra arrangement is the theme followed by four variations featuring cello and bass melody,
The story of the three Magi is brought to life in this unique adaption of the traditional carol. A pizzicato accompaniment with optional bells throughout creates a sense of intrigue and mystery reminiscent
Based on the Christmas carol God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen, this arrangement features easy rhythms, melodic lines in all parts, a pizzicato section, divisi double stops in cello, and an optional
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