The Magic of Christmas, Book 3 arranged by Dennis Alexander. For Piano. Duet or Duo; Piano Duet (1 Piano, 4 Hands). Christmas; Winter. Early Advanced; Late Intermediate. Book. 32 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.21389).
ISBN 0739032259. Christmas; Winter.
Double the joy of the Christmas season with elegant, inspiring piano duets! Late intermediate pianists will welcome the opportunity to perform some of the world's most beautiful carols, creatively arranged by Dennis Alexander for one piano, four hands. Both parts are musically interesting and rewarding to play. Lyrics are also included. Titles: Carol of the Bells * The Coventry Carol * Gesu Bambino * Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming * O Holy Night * We Three Kings of Orient Are.
Location: from Kingston Ontario
January 30, 2013
The Magic of Christmas Book 3
These excellent duet arrangements of favourite old carols by Dennis Alexander are enjoyable to play. For advanced pianists, the pieces can be learned quickly and have enough challenges to be interesting. Gesu Bambino was beautiful for Christmas Eve service.
6 of 10 people found this review helpful.
Location: from New Mexico
January 8, 2009
More Advanced Than Expected
I bought this book because my daughter's piano teacher considered my daughter to be intermediate and we like Dennis Alexander's easier compositions. However, these arrangement were much more advanced than I thought they would be. As a result, my daughter and I haven't played them yet as she is not...
20 of 40 people found this review helpful.
December 13, 2008
A crowd pleaser
The songs in this book are not too difficult for intermediate/advanced players. One part or the other may be a little simpler depending on which songs you play. The arrangements sound good. We enjoyed playing one of the pieces in church for an offeratory.
19 of 35 people found this review helpful.