Classical Carols (For the Advanced Pianist). Arranged by Carolyne Taylor. For Piano, Keyboard. Lillenas Publications. Christmas and Sacred. Moderate. Keyboard Book. 52 pages. Lillenas Publishing Company #MC275. Published by Lillenas Publishing Company (HL.71900687).
ISBN 0834193620. Christmas and Sacred. 8.75x11.75 inches.
Piano arrangements by Carolyne M. Taylor for the Christmas season. A synthesis of traditional carols with standard classical repertoire that work well for services, concerts, recitals, and contests. Careful attention is paid to notating fingerings and pedal articulations. The keyboard teacher will appreciate its thoroughness and practicality. Difficulty level: Moderate.
Contents: Away in a Manger (with Saint-Saens' “Le Cyne”) • Cradle Song (with Brahms' “Waltz and Lullaby”) • Deck the Halls (with Clementi's “Sonatina, Op. 35 No. 3”) • God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (with Chopin's “Prelude in B Minor”) • Good King Wenceslas (with Grieg's “Anitra's Tanz”) • Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (with Handel's “Largo”) • I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day (with Mozart's “Sonata No. 1 in C Major”) • I Saw Three Ships (with Joseph Haydn's “Allegro in F Major”) • It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (with Chopin's “Nocturne”) • O Come, All Ye Faithful (with Beethoven's “Pathetique”) • Little Town of Bethlehem (with Clementi's “Sonatina, Op. 35 No. 1”) • There's a Song in the Air (with Beethoven's “Sonatina, Op. 49 No. 2”) • We Three Kings (with Beethoven's “Für Elise”) • What Child Is This? (with Beethoven's “Moonlight Sonata”) • While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks (with Bach's “Two-part Invention, No. 14 in B flat”).