Carols of the Season arranged by Gary E. Parks. Concert Band. Concert Band; Part(s); Score. Alfred Concert Band. Form: Medley. Christmas; Sacred; Winter. Grade 4. 278 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.33870).
This tuneful medley of holiday favorites will be sure to get your audience in the holiday spirit with colorful settings of four old English carols. You’ll feel the happy "wassailing" spirit immediately as the piece begins with The Wassail Song, then sail right on with I Saw Three Ships. A fluid transition leads into the lovely, lilting Coventry Carol. The sounds of holiday bells accent the final, driving passage, lifting anticipation and excitement with Ding Dong, Merrily on High. Surprising harmonies will captivate your concert audience in this well-crafted arrangement that is sure to become holiday favorite.