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The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire), Duet for two Trumpets

By Frank Sinatra

Trumpet, Brass Duet - Intermediate - Digital Download
By Frank Sinatra. Arranged by David McKeown. Score. 3 pages. Published by David McKeown (H0.239607-137940).

Item Number: H0.239607-137940

The Christmas Song is better known to many by its first line Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire. The song was written on a hotsummer day in 1945 by Mel Torme and Bob Wells who were trying to cool downby composing a wintry lyric. It was first recorded by Nat King Cole the following year and was an instant hit. Nat King Cole revisited the song severaltimes in his career and it has also been recorded by just about every noteworthypopular artist since, from Frank Sinatra,Bing Crosby, Peggy Lee, Doris Day, Ella Fitzgerald, Paul McCartney to The Jacksons, and many more. Thisversion is arranged as a duet for two Trumpets.

Musicians at an intermediate standard will findthis ideal for formal and informal concert performances, with both partsenjoying melodic interest. Total performance time is around four minutes. The sample recording is from the Clarinet and Alto Saxophone version of this duet.

Teachers will enjoy using this arrangement as a fun way toapproach expressive playing.

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  • September 21, 2017 The Christmas Song

    Nice arrangement. Second part a little too low at times, but still pretty nice.

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