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The Big Book of Christmas Songs

Composer: Various

Publisher: Hal Leonard


Movement/Section Duration: N/A
  • This edition consists of 176 Christmas songs arranged for clarinet.  Each melody is short, almost always a half-page or less in length, and suitable for a beginner clarinettist. 

    This massive collection represents Christmas music dating from the 1500's up to 2003, and from 22 different countries; although many Christmas songs have origins in earlier centuries and other countries, most of the songs included here were written by Americans.

    A complete list of the titles appears below:

    A Caroling We Go: Johnny Marks
    All I Want For Christmas Is You: Mariah Carey & Walter Afanasieff
    All My Heart This Night Rejoices: Melody by Johann Ebeling, Words by Paul Gerhardt
    Ar Hyd y Nos (All Through the Night): Traditional Welsh
    Angels from the Realms of Glory: Melody by Henry Smart, Words by James Montgomery
    Angels We Have Heard on High: Traditional French
    As Long As There's Christmas: Melody by Rachel Portman, Words by Don Black
    As With Gladness Men of Old: Melody by Conrad Kocher, Words by William Chatterton Dix
    Auld Lang Syne: Traditional Scottish
    Away In A Manger: Traditional, unknown origins (Music by William J. Kirkpatrick)
    Away In A Manger: Traditional, unknown origins (Music by James R. Murray)
    Baby, It's Cold Outside: Frank Loesser
    Because It's Christmas (For All The Children): Melody by Barry Manilow, Words by Bruce Sussman & Jack Feldman
    Blue Christmas: Billy Hayes & Jay Johnson
    The Boar's Head Carol: Traditional English
    Brazilian Sleigh Bells: Percy Faith
    Break Forth, O Beauteous, Heavenly Light Melody by Johann Schop, Words by Johann Rist
    Bring a Torch Jeannette, Isabella: Traditional French
    Carol of the Bells: Melody by Mykola Leontovych, Words by Peter J. Wilhousky
    El Cant dels ocells (Carol of the Birds): Traditional Catalan
    Caroling, Caroling: Melody by Alfred Burt, Words by Wihla Hutson
    A Child Is Born In Bethlehem: Traditional Danish
    The Chipmunk Song: Ross Bagdasarian
    Christ Was Born On Christmas Day: Traditional
    C-H-R-I-S-T-M-A-S: Melody by Eddy Arnold, Words by Jenny Lou Carson
    Christmas All Across the U.S.A.: Rita Abrams
    Christmas In Dixie: Jeffrey Cook, Teddy Gentry, Mark Herndon, & Randy Owen
    Christmas Is All In The Heart: Steven Curtis Chapman
    Christmas Is: Melody by Percy Faith, Words by Spence Maxwell
    Christmas Is A-Comin’ (May God Bless You): Frank Luther
    The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire): Mel Tormé & Robert Wells
    Christmas Star: Melody by John Williams, Words by Leslie Bricusse
    Christmas Time Is Here: Melody by Vince Guaraldi, Words by Lee Mendelson
    The Christmas Waltz: Melody by Jule Styne, Words by Sammy Cahn
    Cold December Nights: Michael McCary & Shawn Stockman
    Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus: Melody by Rowland Hugh Prichard, Words by Charles Wesley
    Coventry Carol: Traditional English
    Danse de la Fée-Dragée (Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy), from The Nutcracker: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    Deck the Halls: Traditional Welsh
    Ding Dong Merrily On High: Melody Traditional French, Words by George Ratcliffe Woodward
    Don’t Save It All For Christmas Day: Celine Dion, Peter Zizzo, & Ric Wake
    Do They Know It’s Christmas? Bob Geldof & Midge Ure
    Do You Hear What I Hear? Melody by Gloria Shayne, Words by Noël Regney
    Feliz Navidad: José Feliciano
    The First Noel: Traditional English
    The Friendly Beasts: Traditional English
    Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her (From Heaven Above To Earth I Come): Martin Luther
    Frosty The Snow Man: Steven Nelson & Jack Rollins
    Fum, Fum, Fum: Traditional Catalan
    The Gift: Tom Douglas & Jim Brickman
    Going Home For Christmas: Steven Curtis Chapman & James Isaac Elliott
    Go Tell It on the Mountain: African-American spiritual
    God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen: Traditional English
    In dulci jubilo (Good Christian Men, Rejoice): Traditional
    Good King Wenceslas: Traditional
    Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer: Randy Brooks
    Grandma’s Killer Fruitcake: Elmo Shropshire & Rita Abrams
    The Greatest Gift of All: John Jarvis
    Greenwillow Christmas: Frank Loesser
    Grown-Up Christmas List: David Foster & Linda Thompson-Jenner
    Happy Christmas, Little Friend: Melody by Richard Rodgers, Words by Oscar Hammerstein II
    Happy Hanukkah, My Friend (The Hanukkah Song): Justin Wilde & Douglas Alan Konecky
    Happy Holiday: Irving Berlin
    Happy Xmas (War Is Over): John Lennon & Yoko Ono
    Hard Candy Christmas: Carol Hal
    Hark! The Herald Angels Sing: Melody by Felix Mendelssohn, Words by Charles Wesley
    He: Melody by Jack Richards, Words by Richard Mullen
    Il est ne, le Devin Enfant (He Is Born, This Holy Child): Traditional French
    Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane): Gene Autry & Oakley Haldeman
    Here We Come A-Wassailing: Traditional English
    The Holly and the Ivy: Traditional English
    A Holly Jolly Christmas: Johnny Marks
    (There’s No Place Like) Home For The Holidays: Melody by Robert Allen, Words by Al Stillman
    Hymne: Vangelis
    I Am So Glad On Christmas Eve: Melody by Peder Knudsen, Words by Marie Wexelsen
    I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day: Melody by John Baptiste Calkin, Words by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day: Melody by Johnny Marks, Words by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa ClausI Tommie Connor
    I Saw Three Ships: Traditional English
    I Wonder As I Wander: John Jacob Niles
    I’ll Be Home For Christmas: Kim Gannon & Walter Kent
    I’m Spending Christmas With You: Tom Occhipinti
    I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm: Irving Berlin
    In The Bleak Midwinter: Melody by Gustav Holst, Words by Christina Rossetti
    It Came Upon The Midnight Clear: Melody by Richard Storrs Willis, Words by Edmund Hamilton Sears
    It Must Have Been The Mistletoe (Our First Christmas): Justin Wilde & Doug Konecky
    It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas: Meredith Willson
    It’s Christmas Time All Over The World: Hugh Martin
    It’s Just Another New Year’s Eve: Marty Panzer
    Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring: Johann Sebastian Bach
    Jesus Holy, Born So Lowly: Traditional Polish
    Jingle-Bell Rock: Joe Beal & Jim Boothe
    Jingle Bells: James Lord Pierpont
    Jingle, Jingle, Jingle: Johnny Marks
    Jolly Old St. Nicholas: Traditional American
    Joy to the World: Melody by Traditional, Words by Isaac Watts
    Last Christmas: George Michael
    The Last Month Of The Year: Vera Hall, adapted/arranged by Ruby Pickens Tartt & Alan Lomax
    Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Melody by Jule Styne, Words by Sammy Cahn
    Let’s Have An Old Fashioned Christmas: Melody by Joe Solomon, Words by Larry Conley
    Little Saint Nick: Brian Wilson & Mike Love
    Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (Lo, How A Rose E’er Blooming): Traditional German
    (Everybody’s Waitin’ For) The Man With The Bag: Harold Stanley, Irving Taylor & Dudley Brooks
    March Of The Three Kings: Traditional French
    A Marshmallow World: Melody by Peter De Rose, Words by Carl Sigman
    Masters In This Hall: Traditional English
    Mele Kalikamaka: Robert Alex Anderson
    Merry Christmas, Baby: Lou Baxter & Johnny Moore
    Merry Christmas, Darling: Richard Carpenter & Frank Pooler
    Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas: Melody by John Williams, Words by Leslie Bricusse
    The Merry Christmas Polka: Melody by Sonny Burke, Words by Paul Francis Webster
    A Merry, Merry Christmas To You: Johnny Marks
    Miss You Most At Christmas Time: Mariah Carey & Walter Afanasieff
    Mister Santa: Pat Ballard
    Mistletoe And Holly: Frank Sinatra, Dok Stanford & Henry W. Sanicola
    The Most Wonderful Day Of The Year: Johnny Marks
    The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year: Eddie Pola & George Wyle
    The Night Before Christmas Song: Melody by Johnny Marks, Words by Clement Moore, adapted by Johnny Marks
    My Favorite Things: Melody by Richard Rodgers, Words by Oscar Hammerstein II
    My Only Wish This Year: Brian Kierulf & Joshua Schwartz
    Nuttun’ For Christmas: Roy Bennett & Sid Tepper
    O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree): Traditional German
    Adeste Fideles (O Come, All Ye Faithful): Traditional
    Ihr Kinderlein, kommet (O Come, Little Children): Melody by Johann Abraham Peter Schulz, Words by Christoph von Schmid & Catholic priest
    O Come, O Come, Emmanuel: Traditional
    Cantique de Noël (O Holy Night): Melody by Adolphe Adam, Words by Placide Cappeau
    Of The Father’s Love Begotten: Melody by Traditional, Words by Aurelius Prudentius Clemens
    Old Toy Trains: Roger Miller
    O Little Town Of Bethlehem: Melody by Lewis H. Redner, Words by Phillips Brooks
    Once In Royal David’s City: Melody by Henry J. Gauntlett, Words by Cecil F. Alexander
    On Christmas Night: Traditional Sussex
    O Sanctissima: Traditional Sicilian
    Patapan: Bernard de La Monnoye
    Please Come Home For Christmas: Charles Brown & Gene Redd
    Pretty Paper: Willie Nelson
    Rise Up, Shepherd, And Follow: African-American Spiritual
    Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree: Johnny Marks
    Rudolph The Red-Noise Reindeer: Johnny Marks
    Santa Baby: Joan Javits, Phil Springer & Tony Springer
    Santa, Bring My Baby Back (To Me): Claude DeMetrius & Aaron Schroeder
    Santa Claus Is Back In Town: Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
    Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town: Melody by John Fred Coots, Words by Haven Gillespie
    Shake Me I Rattle (Squeeze Me I Cry): Hal Hackady & Charles Naylor
    Shepherds, Shake Off Your Drowsy Sleep: Traditional French
    Stille Nacht (Silent Night): Melody by Franz Xaver Gruber, Words by Joseph Franciscus Mohr
    Silver And Gold: Johnny Marks
    Silver Bells: Jay Livingston & Ray Evans
    Sing We Now Of Christmas: Traditional French
    Snowfall: Melody by Claude Thornhill, Words by Ruth Thornhill
    Some Children See Him: Melody by Alfred Burt, Words by Wihla Hutson
    Some Things For Christmas (A Snake, Some Mice, Some Glue and a Hole Too): Melody by Jacquelyn Reinach, Words by Jacquelyn Reinach & Joan Lamport
    Special Gift: Myron Davis & Stanley Brown
    Somewhere In My Memory: Melody by John Williams, Words by Leslie Bricusse
    The Star Carol: Melody by Alfred Burt, Words by Wihla Hutson
    Still, Still, Still: Traditional Austrian
    Suzy Snowkale: Sid Tepper & Roy Bennet
    Tenessee Christmas: Amy Grant & Gary Chapman
    That Christmas Feeling: Bennie Benjamin & George Weiss
    This Christmas: Donny Hathaway & Nadine McKinnor
    Toyland: Melody by Victor Herbert, Words by Glen MacDonough
    The Twelve Days of Christmas: Traditional English
    Up On The Housetop: Benjamin Russell Hanby
    Watchman, Tell Us Of The Night: Traditional
    We Need A Little Christmas: Jerry Herman
    We Three Kings: John Henry Hopkins Jr.
    We Wish You A Merry Christmas: Traditional English
    Wexford Carol: Traditional Irish
    What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? Frank Loesser
    What Child Is This? Melody by Traditional English, Words by William Catterton Dix
    When Christmas Morn Is Dawning: Traditional Swedish
    When Santa Claus Gets Your Letter: Johnny Marks
    The White World Of Winter: Melody by Mitchell Parish, Words by Hoagy Carmichael
    Who Would Imagine A King: Mervyn Warren & Hallerin Hilton Hill
    Wonderful Christmastime: Paul McCartney
    You Don’t Have To Be Alone: Viet Renn, Joshua Chasez, & David Nicoll
    You’re All I Want For Christmas: Glen Moore & Seger Ellis

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  • Pages: 141

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    Publisher Code: HL00842143

    UPC: 884088086510

    ISBN: 9781423413677


    Length: 30.5 cm

    Width: 23 cm

    Thickness: 0.992 cm

    Weight: 486 g