Symphonic Christmas For Recorders, A

arr. Paul Jennings

For Players Young and Old

Paul Jennings has created some unique settings to feature recorders in your holiday concerts. These arrangements have been very popular for a number of reasons:

  • Full orchestral accompaniments, with rich and subtle orchestrations and truly engaging arrangements that will capture the attention of both your players and your audiences.
  • Most settings have multiple recorder parts, usually two soprano recorder parts, and an optional alto recorder part.
  • One of the soprano parts is very easy, featuring simple rhythms and just a few of the beginning notes.
  • The arrangements are orchestrated so that they can be successfully performed with any or all of the parts, including just the easiest part by itself.

This very special collection includes:

  • Good King Wenceslas - Bold and brassy, with lots of exciting contrasts.
  • Fantasia On A Christmas Spiritual - Based on "Mary Had A Baby," this arrangement is full of subtle textures and moods, building to a satisfying ending.
  • Huron Carol Fantasy - Dramatic and haunting orchestral effects make this arrangement one of our all-time favorites.
  • The Holly And The Ivy - Modern harmonies and striking countermelodies.
  • Rhapsody On An Ancient Carol - One of the oldest carols, "Adeste Fideles" gets a powerful orchestral workout that is also a joy for recorders.
  • A Russian Christmas - This acclaimed bonus song combines "Carol Of The Russian Children" with "Kaliada" for a spectacular showstopper.

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. (Visit the Download Help page for more info.)

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

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A Symphonic Christmas For Recorders - Downloadable Recorder Collection
Two files: 25.3MB and 23.1MB

Sound Samples

Song Title
Good King Wenceslas
Fantasia On A Christmas Spiritual
Huron Carol Fantasy
The Holly And The Ivy
Rhapsody On An Ancient Carol
A Russian Christmas
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