Joy of Holiday Music

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Product Overview

Not a Christmas book! This fun, year-round collection includes songs suitable for eighteen different holidays, including some holidays for which it is difficult to find suitable music.

Holidays include:
New Year's Day: Four pieces, including a traditional arrangement of "Auld Lang Syne" along with a new waltz arrangement of the same melody;Martin Luther King Day: Two spirituals, including "We Shall Overcome;"Valentine's Day: Five songs of love, including "I Love You Truly, " & "Let Me Call You Sweetheart;"President's Day: A majestic arrangement of "Hail to the Chief, " including lyrics;St. Patrick's Day: "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling, " "Too-ra-loo-ra-loo-ral, " and an Irish medley;Passover: The Passover chant "Praise the Lord;"Easter: The spiritual "Were You There?" Faure's "The Palms, " and two pieces from the "Messiah;"Mother's Day: The standard "M-O-T-H-E-R, " and Dvorak's "Album Leaf for Mother" from "Songs My Mother Taught Me;"Memorial Day: "Amazing Grace, " & "Battle Hymn of the Republic;"
Flag Day: "The Stars & Stripes Forever, " & "You're a Grand Old Flag;"Father's Day: "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow, " and Denes Agay's new Irish-jig-like arrangement of the same melody;Independence Day: Denes Agay's popular "Prelude on the Star Spangled Banner, " along with a more traditional arrangement of the same melody; also, variations on "Yankee Doodle;" Halloween: Gounod's "Marionette's Funeral March" (better known as the Alfred Hitchcock show theme;) and also Denes Agay's new "Boogie Macabre" based on Saint-Saens "Danse Macabre;"Veteran's Day: An Armed Forces Medley of the Army, Marines, and Navy songs (each playable separately or as part of the medley;)Thanksgiving Day: "Now Thank We All Our God, " "Over the River & Through the Woods, " and the "Prayer of Thanksgiving;"Hanukah: Two traditional Hanukah songs including the Dreydl Song;Christmas: Three traditional carols; also Denes Agay's "Christmas Prelude on O Come, All Ye Faithful;" "Jingle Bells Jazz, " and "O Holy Night;"Birthday: Finally, the very popular Denes Agay's "Happy Birthday with Variations" (in the style of Gershwin, Mozart, and Boogie Woogie.)

©2000, 80 pages.