Piano - Early Intermediate; Intermediate; Late Intermediate
Arranged by Dennis Alexander. Other; Promotional Packet. Especially. Christmas; Winter. Published by Alfred Music (AP.105142).
Item Number: AP.105142
This Value Pack includes Especially Popular Christmas Books 1, 2 and 3. 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. Book 1 Titles: Christmas Waltz * Frosty the Snowman * The Holly and the Ivy * (There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays * Jingle Bells * Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! * Nuttin' for Christmas * There Is No Christmas Like a Home Christmas. Book 2 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. Book 3 Titles: Believe * Blue Christmas * The Gift * Home for the Holidays * Mistletoe and Holly * O Holy Night * Winter Wonderland.
"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.