Christmas and Sousa forever

Julie Giroux

Notes:

1.  Flutes, Picc, Clarinets, and Alto Saxes, please check you rhythm in mm. 21-24 and mm. 29-32
2.  Full band - Mark mp at m. 85.
3.  Full band - Mark the following places mp:
     m. 96, beat 2 (the quarter note triplets)
     m. 103, beat 2 (the quarter note triplets)
     m. 158, beat 2 (the quarter note triplets)
     m. 165, beat 2 (the quarter note triplets)
4.  Mark the following places ff:
     m. 99, beat 2 (the 4 eighth notes if you have them) or your next entrance
     m. 107, beat 2 (the 4 eighth notes if you have them) or your next entrance
     m. 161, beat 2 (the 4 eighth notes if you have them) or your next entrance
     m. 168, beat 2 (the 4 eighth notes if you have them) or your next entrance


Festive Prelude on "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing"

Adrian L. Quince


Hallelujah Chorus

G.F. Handel, arr. Hawley Ades

Here is a recording of the original work done with period instruments:


Jesu, Joy of man's Desiring

J.S. Bach, arr. Alfred Reed

The original scoring (chorus and orchestra):

The band transcription:


Jingle Bells ...plus a few other things

arr. Adrian L. Quince


The Music of Disneyland

arr. Jerry Brubaker

Notes:

1.  CUT from the end of m. 311 to the beginning of m. 326
2.  Trumpet 1 - m. 326, beat 1, change your note from the high A to a C# on the staff.


The Nightmare Before Christmas

Danny Elfman, arr. Michael Brown

Notes:

1.  m. 25 - Please mark the poco rit. and watch for it.
2.  m. 26 - Please mark a little slower
3.  m. 30 - Please mark a tempo
4.  m. 150 - Please mark the Slowly as Half Time


Rhapsody for Hanukkah

Stephen Bulla

Notes:

1.  Repeats
     m. 27 - both times
     m. 40 - both times
     m. 77 - second time only
     m. 108 - both times
     m. 126 - both times
     m. 147 - second time only
     m. 168 - both times
     m. 231 - second time only
     m. 258 - both times


The Red Covered Bridge

Robert Sheldon

Notes:

1.  m. 17 - All except trumpets, come down to mp immediately after beat 1 so the trumpet melody can be heard (and make sure you can hear it clearly)

Here's the Association of Concert Band Convention recording (for overall expression):

Here's the publisher's recording (for specific note/rhythm issues):


Sleigh Ride

Leroy Anderson

Here's a recording of the Boston Pops:


Valdres

Johannes Hanssen