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I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas (Hippo The Hero)

Digital Sheet Music

By John Rox

String Quartet String Quartet - Level 2 - Digital Download
Composed by John Rox. Arranged by Peter Martin. Contemporary. Score and parts. 11 pages. Mainstream Music #3909123. Published by Mainstream Music (A0.851808).

Item Number: A0.851808

'I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas' is a Christmas novelty song written by John Rox (1902–1957) and performed by Gayla Peevey (10 years old at the time) in 1953. The song peaked at number 24 on Billboard magazine's pop chart in December 1953. The PDF also contains parts for violin III (doubling that of the viola) and double bass, enabling the arrangement to be performed by a full string orchestra. Duration 2.34

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  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Jeannie E
    Georgia, USA
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  • December 21, 2020 I want a Hippopotamus for Christmas

    Our string quartet LOVED this arrangement! It was so much fun to play!! We had people singing along and enjoying themselves! Thank you for this arrangement. Very well done and very fun to play! We are professionals and I would place this in an upper intermediate range for thos considering...


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