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Carols with Classics

10 Arrangements Combining Christmas Carols and Classical Favorites

By Thomas Fettke

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Piano - Early Advanced
10 Arrangements Combining Christmas Carols and Classical Favorites. Arranged by Thomas Fettke. Book; Piano Collection; Piano Supplemental. Sacred Performer Collections. Christmas; Sacred; Winter. 40 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.43037).

Item Number: AP.43037

ISBN 1470617331.

In Carols with Classics, Tom Fettke skillfully merges beloved Christmas carols with favorite classical works by master composers. Titles: Away in a Manger with Brahms' Lullaby (Wiegenlied: Guten Abend, gute Nacht) * It Came Upon the Midnight Clear with Liebesträume * Joy to the World with Hallelujah Chorus (from Messiah) * O Come, All Ye Faithful with Cantique de Jean Racine * O Come, O Come Emmanuel with Moonlight Sonata * Silent Night with Clair de lune * Sussex Carol with Waltz of the Flowers * Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne with Andante Cantabile (from Symphony No. 5) * We Three Kings of Orient Are with Für Elise * What Child Is This? with Gymnopédie No. 1.

About Sacred Performer Collections

Alfred's Sacred Performer Series offers church musicians a great source of beautiful piano arrangements of both traditional and contemporary sacred literature, ideal for use in general, seasonal, and special services such as weddings and funerals.

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  • 4

    Keylady
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • 2017-02-11 21:04:54.0 Carols With Classics

    One of my adult students brought this book to her lesson and we worked on the Away in a Manger/Brahms Lullaby combo. I found the interpretations lovely, with interesting harmonies that were still accessible to upper-intermediate level students. I think they are especially enjoyed by students who already...

    have a familiarity with classical music, and enjoy melding them with Christmas carols.

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  • 3

    Melanie
    Location:
    Fort Worth, TX
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • 2016-11-19 14:22:15.0 Carols with Classics

    I have really enjoyed this book. Not too difficult. I love the mixing of classical w/carols! The challenge is one of musicality.

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    Anonymous
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • 2016-04-10 11:57:10.0 Bad

    This is just bad for so many reasons. The blurb states that the arranger "skillfully" connects classical pieces with Christmas carols. There is nothing skillful about these sudden and odd changes from one song to another. The U-turns are baffling. The keys are almost all no sharps or flats...

    and one flat and 5 flats?! (sometimes within the same piece) The arrangements of the classical pieces are often odd, simplified in unnecessary ways. There are much better books which are Christmas Carols arranged in the style of famous composers. This is NOT one of them-- the arrangement of each carol has nothing to do with the style of the classical piece attached to it. Big thumbs down on this book.

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