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Classical Christmas Bells

From Plank Road Publishing

by Karl Hitzemann

A Collection of Christmas Favorites for Young Players

With the popularity of the collection Classical Bells, we decided it would be fun to arrange six well-known Christmas carols in various classical styles. What if Mozart had written "Joy To The World," or if Beethoven had arranged "Angels We Have Heard On High," or if Haydn had composed "Jingle Bells"? Other arrangements include Vivaldi's take on "Silent Night," Bach's version of "Away In A Manger," and Pachelbel's "The First Noël." These six arrangements for bells with orchestral accompaniment will have your players feeling like they are part of a symphony!

Using the diatonic bells, the tunes are in settings that are designed to feature young bell players. And of course, these arrangements will work with any type of pitched percussion instruments, such as Boomwhackers®.

Handbells and classical Christmas carols, a great combination!

About the Downloadable OptionThe downloadable version contains all the components the print version would, but in electronic format. Files may be quite large: A high-speed connection is recommended. Questions? Click to open the Download Help page in a new window.

About the Convenience Combo KitThe Convenience Combo Kit includes both the Kit with CD and the Downloadable Kit.

About the Audio RecordingsAudio recordings contain full performance and accompaniment only (instrumental) tracks.

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Product Description
Classical Christmas Bells - Kit with CD
Classical Christmas Bells - Downloadable Bells Collection
Downloadable PDFs and Performance/Accompaniment MP3s: 72.6MB
Classical Christmas Bells - Convenience Combo Kit (kit w/CD & download)
Both Print and Downloadable. Download is 72.6MB

Sound clips:

Song Title
Mozart's Joy To The World (Slow)
Mozart's Joy To The World (Fast)
Bach's Away In A Manger
Haydn's Sleigh Song (Jingle Bells - Slow)
Haydn's Sleigh Song (Jingle Bells - Fast)
Pachelbel's The First Noël
Vivaldi's Silent Night
Beethoven's Angels (Angels We Have Heard On High)

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