Especially Popular Christmas, Book 1 (8 Christmas Favorites Arranged for Early Intermediate to Intermediate Pianists). Arranged by Dennis Alexander. For Piano. Especially. Christmas; Secular; Winter. Collection. 24 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.36346).
ISBN 0739073575. Christmas; Secular; Winter.
The Especially Popular Christmas series contains arrangements of some of the most popular secular Christmas pieces of all times. Pianists of all ages will enjoy these musically satisfying arrangements that are sophisticated yet accessible. Titles: Christmas Waltz * Frosty the Snowman * The Holly and the Ivy * (There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays * Jingle Bells * Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! * Nuttin' for Christmas * There Is No Christmas Like a Home Christmas.
"These pieces have a good deal of pedagogical merit. They offer rhythmic challenges, extended legato patterns in both hands, a variety of articulations, and ample opportunity to teach expressive phrasing and legato pedaling."
- Clavier Companion