Popular Performer -- Christmas Classics
Piano - Advanced
The Best Popular Songs of the Holiday Season. Arranged by Mark Hayes. Book; Piano Collection; Piano Supplemental. Popular Performer Series. Christmas; Secular; Winter. 52 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.38593).
Item Number: AP.38593
ISBN 0739082884. Christmas; Secular; Winter.
The Christmas season has inspired decades of memorable popular music. Mark Hayes revisits some of these timeless songs, expertly casting them in the rich voice of the piano. Titles: The Gift * Grown-Up Christmas List * Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas * I'll Be Home for Christmas * It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year * Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! * Let There Be Peace on Earth * The Little Drummer Boy * Sleigh Ride * Toyland.
"The arrangements here are sure to impress any party crowd"
--Yiyi Ku, Music Teachers Helper Blog.
About Popular Performer Series
Alfred's Popular Performer series includes collections of pop, jazz, Broadway and movie music. Each selection is masterfully arranged for Early Advanced to Advanced pianists. Rich textures, sophisticated harmonies and inventive rhythms make these arrangements ideal for hobbyists, advancing students, professional musicians or any Popular Performer!
- It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year Composed by Edward Pola; George Wyle
- Toyland (from "Babes in Toyland") Composed by Victor Herbert;Lyrics by Glen MacDonough
- Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow! Composed by Jule Styne;Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
- I'll Be Home for Christmas Composed by Walter Kent;Lyrics by Kim Gannon
- The Gift Composed by Jim Brickman; Tom Douglas
- The Little Drummer Boy Composed by Katherine Davis; Henry Onorati; Harry Simeone
- Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas Composed by Ralph Blane;Lyrics by Hugh Martin
- Sleigh Ride (Instrumental) Composed by Leroy Anderson
- Grown-Up Christmas List Composed by David Foster; Linda Thompson
- Let There Be Peace On Earth Composed by Jill Jackson; Sy Miller