God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen (with Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker Suite"). Composed by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893). Arranged by Larry Shackley. For SATB choir, piano 4-hands. Sacred Anthem, Advent, Christmas. Octavo. Published by Lorenz Publishing Company (LO.10-4001L).
Inspired by his arrangement for piano in "The International Carol Library - British Isles" (70/1683L), Larry Shackley has created an imaginative choral setting of this perennial Christmas favorite. Perfect for worship and concerts, it features delightful and inventive references to Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker Suite." The four-hand piano accompaniment lends additional sparkle to this lively piece, or an optional two-hand accompaniment is available as a free download.