Holiday Portraits composed by Traditional. Arranged by Sean O'Loughlin. For Piccolo, Flute 1, Flute 2, Oboe, Clarinet 1 in Bb, Clarinet 2 in Bb, Clarinet 3 in Bb, Bass Clarinet in Bb, Bassoon, Alto Saxophone 1 in Eb, Alto Saxophone 2 in Eb, Tenor Saxophone in Bb, Baritone Saxophone in Eb, Trumpet 1 in Bb, Trumpet 2 in Bb, Trumpet. Carl Fischer Symphonic Performance Series. Grade 4 and up. Score and parts. 36+23 pages. Duration 5 minutes, 34 seconds. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.SPS28).
If you are looking for a challenging Christmas piece that is well worth the effort, look no further then this magnum opus from composer/arranger Sean O'Loughlin. You will hear a potpourri of Christmas favorites cleverly weaved together with snippets of symphonic music favorites. Try to spot the tributes to Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Gershwin, Bartok and even Bernstein along the way. This piece is ideal as an opener or closer for your holiday concert.