The Legacy of Christmas arranged by Jack Bullock. Concert Band. Concert Band. Belwin 21st Century Band. Form: Medley. Christmas; Winter. Grade 1. Conductor Score. 12 pages. Published by Belwin Music (AP.B21B9801C).
Although written as supplemental material to the Belwin 21st Century Band Method (for use after lesson 8 of Level One), this piece for the holidays can be utilized with any beginning method. The grade level is 1/2-1, the pitch ranges are within an octave from concert low B-flat to A-flat, and the rhythm patterns are limited to whole, dotted half, half, and quarter notes and rests. Three well-known Christmas songs are included in this mini-medley: Adeste Fidelis, Good King Wenceslas, and We Wish You A Merry Christmas. There is an optional ending after the first two selections, and all three pieces can be played independently as short individual pieces if the director desires. (2:06).