A Lighter Shade Of Christmas

Lewis Redner
John Reading
Felix Mendelssohn
J. Fred Coots
Franz Gruber
Walter Kent
Richard Storrs Willis

Arranged by Joseph Scianni
Text by
Buck Ram
Joseph Mohr
Kim Gannon
Haven Gillespie
Solo Part
Performing Ensemble: Piano Unaccompanied
Instrumentation: Piano
Item Number: PL1109
Number of Pages: 34
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Print Status: In Print


Quick Overview

These very tasteful arrangements preserve the character of 15 familiar classic Christmas songs, while rendering them in a smooth, contemporary style that's very attractive, pianistic and easy to play. The subtle use of a contemporary harmonic vocabulary makes these versions distinctive and refreshing. The selections range from Coventry Carol and The First Noel to such recent popular favorites as I'll Be Home for Christmas and Santa Claus Is Coming To Town. This is an ideal collection for students and recreational players alike.

A Lighter Shade Of Christmas

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Arranger Scianni, Joseph


Away in a Manger
Coventry Carol
Deck the Hall
The First Noel
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
I'll Be Home for Christmas
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear
O Come, All Ye Faithful
O Little Town of Bethlehem
O Tannenbaum
Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Silent Night
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
What Child Is This?