Carol of the Bells

Mykola Leontovich (composer), Carol Brittin Chambers (arranger)
Flute (Part 1) (Clarinet in B, Trumpet in B, Vio...


This fun, fresh, and flexible arrangement of the beloved holiday classic Carol of the Bells, from Carol Brittin Chambers, can be played with as few as five wind or string players! The various recognizable motifs are passed around the ensemble, giving everyone something interesting to play. Chambers incorporates energetic grooves with the bass line and percussion, as well as a new B melody that adds extra technique and a fresh sound. Students and audiences will love this fresh take on the classic in your next holiday concert, and educators will love Chambers' attention to the pedagogical details. Use this piece to introduce or reinforce the following musical concepts: Steady pulse in a driving 3/4 meter, definition of ostinato, accidentals (minimal), and syncopated feel (minimal)

Ensemble: Concert Band
Grade: 2.5
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Delivery Method: Print
Product Type: Score and Parts
UPC: 6-80160-91752-5
ISBN: 978-1-4911-5882-1
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