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The Art of the Piano, Volume 2

Masterful Solos for Christmas by Mark Hayes

By Mark Hayes

Piano - Advanced
Masterful Solos for Christmas by Mark Hayes. Composed by Mark Hayes (1953-). Sacred, Christmas. Lorenz Publishing Company #70/1771L. Published by Lorenz Publishing Company (LO.70-1771L).

Item Number: LO.70-1771L

ISBN 9781429125215.

The amazingly versatile composer Mark Hayes writes artistically for intermediate pianists, but at heart, he is a performer who loves to let the entire piano sing. We encouraged him to do just that in his 2010 book "The Art of the Piano," and musicians across the country flocked to these challenging, pianistic arrangements. In this volume, we have asked Mark to take that same approach to familiar Christmas repertoire, creating a book that skilled pianists everywhere will want to perform at church, school, or by the fireside at home.

  • What Child Is This? 
  • It Came Upon the Midnight Clear 
  • Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring 
  • Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light  
  • Ding Dong! Merrily on high 
  • Hallelujah Joy! 
  • O Come, All Ye Faithful 
  • I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day 
  • Sussex Carol 
  • O Come, Little Children with Rocking Carol 
  • Gesù Bambino 

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  • 4

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  • July 19, 2016 .....

    Very good value for money.... My 14 year old boy LOVES playing all these songs. Mark Hayes is definitely his favourite (and mine), Hayes certainly knows how to make a piano sing!

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    Adrian, MI
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  • April 05, 2013 Love It

    I've been a fan of Mark Hayes for some time. This book is as good as the others, with a good variety of styles and songs, and is at a good level of difficulty for me--challenging but not too difficult. I would recommend this book to others.

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    Dallas, TX
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  • January 03, 2012 Mark Hayes, Great writing

    Hallelujah Joy is a fun mix of Joy to the World and the Hallelujah Chorus with a gospel beat. Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light is a marvelous arrangement of the hymn Bach made famous. Way to go, Mark! Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring was a bit disappointing, but...

    everything is so good, it's hard to be too critical. Everything else was absolutely lovely and well written!

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  • 5

    Milwaukee, WI
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  • December 26, 2011 Great Christmas Music

    The best thing about this collection is that each of the songs is set in a different style, using a different collection of piano techniques. So each song is unique, and yet characteristic for its nature. The settings are challenging for non-pianists, but the variety makes the collection worth...

    having. A good contribution to the piano player who needs to present Christmas music to a demanding audience.

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