Solos and String Orchestra Arrangements Correlated with Essential Elements String Method, Books 1 and 2. Each part contains solo and orchestrated versions of 10 Christmas pieces. Cassette, CD or piano may be used as accompaniment for solo performance. Intermediate.
Up on the Housetop
The Hanukkah Song
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
A Holly Jolly Christmas
Frosty the Snow Man
Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree
Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!
Title: Christmas Favorites, Published by Hal Leonard, Item numbers: 00868010, 00868011, 00868012, 00868013, 00868014, 00868015, 00868017, 00868018, 00868029
This collection of well-known Christmas and Chanukah melodies is perfect for any gathering of string players, in any configuration. The most accessible keys have been chosen. Players opting for the string quartet or orchestra groupings will find that the melody is passed around so all members of the ensemble have "tune opportunity." Parts are conveniently sold separately, allowing performing groups to mix and match to their own specifications. The piano accompaniment can be used with all the versions. For string quartet or string orchestra.
Jingle Bells in D Major
Joy to the World
Away in a Manger
Jolly Old St. Nicholas
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Jingle Bells in A Major
Lo, How a Rose
O Christmas Tree (O Tannenbaum)
Title: Festive Strings, Edited by Joanne Martin, Published by Summy-Birchard Inc., Item numbers: 0906, 0911, 0912, 0927, 0929, 0930, 0931, 0932, 0933, 0934, 0946, 0947, 0985, 0986
Following the highly successful publication, Strings Extraordinaire!,
this new collection offers 25 extraordinary arrangements for Christmas, Chanukah, and wintertime. Like its predecessor, Holidays Extraordinaire! is a progressive collection designed for students of different playing levels. All pieces are scored with an advanced and beginning part for each instrument, while being progressively ordered throughout. Two selections (0 Sanctissima and Silent Night) feature a special advanced obbligato part.
Title: Holidays Extraordinaire!, Edited by Deborah Baker Monday and Janice L. McAllister, Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co., Item numbers: K113CO, K113F, K113PA, K113SB, K113VA, K113VN
50 Duets That Can Be Played by Any Combination of String Instruments Arranged by Doris Gazda and Larry Clark
This collection contains 50 duet arrangements of popular Christmas carols that will be fun to play with any combination of two string instruments. The combination of instruments are almost limitless and the flexibility of these duets makes them a must have for any string player during the Christmas season. Each book contains a melody and harmony line.