Wind Band: The Christmas Collection

A new series from Bandleader Publications, featuring original compositions and unique arrangements of music for Wind Band for performance during the festive season. Each work has been carefully selected to be enjoyed by both your musicians and your audiences!
ADESTE FIDELES (arr. Kevin Lamb) Perhaps the most famous Christmas song of them all, expertly arranged by Kevin Lamb. It begins with a Fanfare and Soliloquy, then moves seamlessly into the main verses before returning to the fanfare, this time bringing us to a rousing conclusion! The verses can also be sung by your audiences.

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CAROLS OF THE BRITISH ISLES (arr. Kevin Lamb) Three beautiful carols from England, Wales and Scotland: “The Coventry Carol” from England,; “Deck The Hall” from Wales, and “Bunessan”(Child In A Manger) from Scotland.
GRADE: 3+. DURATION: 3½ minutes. CATALOGUE NO.: BPX102.

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MARCHING INTO CHRISTMAS (arr. Peter Purnell) An ideal opening to your Christmas concert. An atmospheric opening is sounded in the distance by a pulsating rhythm on the snare drum. The Woodwind enter playing “We Three Kings” which is joined in stages by the rest of the band, building to a climax as we begin “God Rest Ye Merry gentlemen”. We bring the music to a close with a rousing version of “Jungle Bells”.
GRADE: 3+. DURATION: 3½ minutes. CATALOGUE NO.: BPX103.

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AWAY IN A MANGER (Kirkpatrick, arr. K Lamb) One of the most famous of all Christmas Carols. This exquisite setting opens with the Glockenspiel depicting the snow falling gently onto the houses as the children look out onto the snowy scene. The carol is then played by a Saxophone quartet followed by the whole of the brass, then the full band complete with descant, before we return to the gentle sound of the falling snow.
GRADE: 3. DURATION: 3½ minutes. CATALOGUE NO.: BPX104.

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IL EST NÉ (Traditional, arr. Kevin Lamb) An exquisite arrangement of this French Traditional carol. Light and delicate scoring makes this arrangement a must for your concerts. It will undoubtedly delight your audiences!
GRADE: 3. DURATION: 2½ minutes. CATALOGUE NO.: BPX105.

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WALTZING AT CHRISTMAS (arr. Peter Purnell) Another selection of carols expertly arranged by Peter Purnell, this time in a waltz idiom. The carols featured are: “Past Three O’Clock”, “Away in a Manger”, “The Holly and The Ivy” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas”.
GRADE: 3+. DURATION: 4½ minutes. CATALOGUE NO.: BPX106.

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Greensleeves (Traditional, arr. Kevin Lamb) Greensleeves is often sung at Christmas to the words “What Child is this, who laid to rest, on Mary’s lap is sleeping?” It can be performed slolely as a band piece or with the audience joining in.
GRADE: 3. DURATION: 3½ minutes. CATALOGUE NO.: BPX107.

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