Carol of the Bells by Mikola Leontovich. Arranged by Bill Calhoun. For Full Score, Violin I, Violin II, Violin III, Viola, Cello, Bass, Piano. Carl Fischer Concert String Orchestra Series. Grade 3 and up. Score and parts. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.CAS55).
Carol of the Bells for string orchestra is a unique treatment of an old holiday favorite, ending in a major key that gives it a surprising, uplifting ending. This adaptation, with its interesting harmonic variation, will be enjoyed by both the audience and your students, making for an exciting conclusion to your holiday concert. Duration: 2:36.
About Carl Fischer Concert String Orchestra Series
This series of pieces (Grade 3 and higher) is designed for advancing ensembles. The pieces in this series are characterized by:ulliExpanded use of rhythms, ranges and keys but technical demands are still carefully considered/liliMore comprehensive bowing techniques/liliViola T.C. included/liliCareful selection of keys and degree of difficulty for advancing musicians/li/ul/p/div