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Carol of the Bells Fantasy

By Robert D. Vandall

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Piano - Early Intermediate
Arranged by Robert D. Vandall. Duet or Duo; Piano Duet (1 Piano, 4 Hands). The Myklas Duet Series: Duet Fantasy. Christmas; Secular; Winter. Sheet. 14 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.881329).

Item Number: AP.881329

A dramatic arrangement of this Ukrainian Carol full of contrasts. A sure bet for a Christmas program audience pleaser under the hands of a showy duet team 3/4 meter, A minor & D minor.

  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Anonymous
    Location:
    Utah
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • 2016-11-01 21:42:10.0 Great!

    One of my favorite arrangements of this piece. So fun to play

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  • 5

    gail
    Location:
    fort atkinson
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • 2014-11-13 07:00:30.0 carol of the bells fantasy

    I play duets several times a season for various christmas events and seem to always include this duet. It sounds impressive and is always a crowd pleaser. While technically not hard I do agree with some of the other reviews. You do need to practice the timing.

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  • 5

    Jennifer
    Location:
    United States
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • 2009-05-07 00:00:00.0 So fun!

    My friend and I had to get something quick for Christmas, and I found this. It is a lot of fun. We didn't have to work on it very long (it's not very hard, I could sight read right through it!) When we played it we got so...

    many compliments! It sounds wonderful and dramatic! I love the finish! I would really recommend this piece!

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  • 5

    D. Johnstone
    Location:
    Nova Scotia, Canada
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • 2008-12-17 00:00:00.0 Excellent Exciting Arrangement

    This is a fun-tastic little selection that works well in a variety of settings - We've used it in church services and piano recitals. Although not overly difficult, you certainly need to have all your wits about you in terms of timing in a few places, and the person...

    playing the upper registers has to deal with several passages that use a lot of ledger lines & 8va. The dynamics are lovely, as is the rhythym, momentum and harmony - and it all comes together with a dramatic finish. This arrangement would be worth every penny at three times the price - I definitely recommend it.

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    33 of 60 people found this review helpful.
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  • 5

    Anonymous
    Location:
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • 2008-04-08 00:00:00.0 Lots of fun!

    Vandall duet shares the melody between both pianists -- although the piece isn't technically difficult, it sounds challenging to an entertained audience.

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