Energy, zest, and broad appeal are apt descriptions of this Alex-Zsolt collection of carols for solo piano. These ambitious arrangements will appeal to the pianist seeking something creative and challenging for the Christmas season. These carol settings span the dynamic spectrum from contemplative to joyous and will appeal to young and old alike.
Songs include: Angels We Have Heard on High with Hark! the Herald Angels Sing and Angels, from the Realms of Glory • Away in a Manger • Good Christian Men, Rejoice with We’ve a Story to Tell to the Nations • Jingle Bells with Deck the Halls and O Christmas Tree and We Wish You a Merry Christmas • O Come, O Come, Emmanuel with Come, Thou Long-expected Jesus and O Come, All Ye Faithful • O Holy Night with Silent Night! Holy Night! • O Little Town of Bethlehem with It Came upon the Midnight Clear • Sing We Now of Christmas • Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne with What Child Is This? • We Three Kings with The Birthday of the King
Voicing: Solo Piano
Suggested Use: Preludes, offertories, concerts, recitals, talent contests, personal worship, and instruction
Skill: Moderately Advanced