Especially Popular Christmas, Book 2
8 Christmas Favorites Arranged for Intermediate Pianists. Arranged by Dennis Alexander. Book; Piano Collection; Piano Supplemental. Especially. Christmas; Secular; Winter. 24 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.36347).
Item Number: AP.36347
The Especially Popular Christmas series contains arrangements of some of the most popular secular Christmas pieces of all times. Pianists of all ages will enjoy these musically satisfying arrangements that are sophisticated yet accessible. Titles: Blue Christmas * Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas * I'll Be Home for Christmas * Mele Kalikimaka * Santa Baby * Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town * Sleigh Ride * Up On the Housetop.
"These pieces have a good deal of pedagogical merit. They offer rhythmic challenges, extended legato patterns in both hands, a variety of articulations, and ample opportunity to teach expressive phrasing and legato pedaling."
- Clavier Companion
- Blue Christmas Composed by Bill Hayes; Jay Johnson
- Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas Composed by Ralph Blane;Lyrics by Hugh Martin
- I'll Be Home for Christmas Composed by Walter Kent;Lyrics by Kim Gannon
- Santa Claus Is Coming to Town (Instrumental Version) Composed by John Frederick Coots
- Santa Baby Composed by Joan Javits; Philip Springer; Tony Springer
- Sleigh Ride (Instrumental) Composed by Leroy Anderson
- Mele Kalikimaka Composed by R. Alex Anderson
- Up on the Housetop Composed by Christmas Traditional