Christmas Music for Horns

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Bacon, T arr: Silent Night, A Study in Horn Chords
Arranged by Thomas Bacon
"A fun piece to help practice your horn chords in preparation for 'Weber Concertino' and other serious works"
McCoy's Horn Library $14.55

Horn and Play-Along CD

Christmas Carols

"10 songs carefully selected and arranged for first-year instrumentalists. Even novices will sound great! Audio demonstration tracks featuring real instruments are available via download to help you hear how the song should sound. Once you've mastered the notes, download the backing tracks to play along with the band! Songs include: Angels We Have Heard on High • Christ Was Born on Christmas Day • Come, All Ye Shepherds• Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus • Good Christian Men, Rejoic e • Jingle Bells • Jolly Old St. Nicholas • Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming • On Christmas Night • Up on the Housetop.""
Hal Leonard
Christmas Favorites

"Includes 15 holiday favorites with a play-along CD: Blue Christmas • Caroling, Caroling • The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) • Christmas Time Is Here • Do You Hear What I Hear • Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) • (There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays • I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus • Little Saint Nick • Merry Christmas, Darling • O Bambino • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer • Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town • Snowfall • Where Are You Christmas?"
Hal Leonard
Christmas Carols

"15 favorites from the holidays, including: Deck the Hall • The First Noel • Good King Wenceslas • Hark! the Herald Angels Sing • It Came upon the Midnight Clear • O Christmas Tree • We Three Kings of Orient Are • Christ Was Born On Christmas Day • Good Christian Men, Rejoice • I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day • Joy To The World • O Come, O Come Immanuel • O Little Town Of Bethlehem • Sing We Now Of Christmas • We Wish You A Merry Christmas"
Hal Leonard
Christmas Hits

"15 contemporary chart-topping Christmas favorites with a CD of backing tracks so you can play along with a professional band!
Songs include: The Chipmunk Song • Do You Hear What I Hear • Grandma Got Run over by a Reindeer • A Holly Jolly Christmas • I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus • Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town • Shake Me I Rattle (Squeeze Me I Cry) • Wonderful Christmastime • Christmas Is A-Comin' (May God Bless You) • A Marshmallow World • Mister Santa • Mistletoe And Holly • Somewhere In My Memory • What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? • You're All I Want For Christmas"

Hal Leonard
Tons of Tunes for the Holidays
by Amy Adam & Mike Hannickel
Grade: 1/2, 1

This collection of the easiest holiday melodies allows your beginning students to have fun playing their favorite seasonal music! Any combination of solo instruments can play together. Organized by order of difficulty, these familiar songs and the included accompaniment CD are sure to motivate your students. Practice and perform with the CD accompaniment or buy the separately available piano part. Your students will want to use TONS OF TUNES for the HOLIDAYS year after year!

Included in this book: Jingle Bells / Jolly Old St. Nicholas / Up on the Housetop / Dreydl Song / O Come, Little Children / Good King Wenceslas / We Wish You a Merry Christmas / O Come All Ye Faithful / We Three Kings / God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen / Pat-a-Pan / O Chanukah / Silent Night / Coventry Carol  / Away in a Manger / O Christmas Tree  / Angels We Have Heard on High / Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella / Deck the Halls  / O Little Town of Bethlehem  / Hark, the Herald Angels Sing / It Came Upon a Midnight Clear / Joy to the World / The First Noel / Toyland / I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day / We Gather Together / Over the River / What Child is This? / Overture from the Nutcracker / Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy / Auld Lang Syne
Curnow Music

Horn Duets

Ryden, W (arranged): Christmas Duets for All ~ Holiday Songs from Around the World.

The Sleep of the Child Jesus (Fancois Gevaert, France), The Angels and the Shepherds (Bohemia), Until Us Is Born A Son (Tune from Piae Cantiones, 1592, England), A Child This Day is Born (England), O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (Plainsong Chant),It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (Richard S. Willis, American), Silent Night (Franz Gruber, Germany), O Christmas Tree [O Tannenbaum] (Germany), O Sanctissima (Sicily), I Saw Three Ships (England), O Come, All Ye Faithful (from J.F. Wade's Cantus Diversi), Tell Us Wise Men (Poland), O little Town of Bethlehem (Lewis H. Redner, America), The Babe in Bethlem's Manger Laid (England), Deck the Halls (Old Welsh), The New Born Babe (Spiritual), Good King Wenceslas (John Mason Neale, England), What You Gonna Call Your Pretty Little Baby? (Spiritual), Fum, Fum, Fum! (Catalonia),Hark, What Mean Those Holy Voices? (Russian Melody), Masters i This Hall (William Morris, England), Born Today is the Child Divine [Il Est Ne] (France), Rocking (Czechoslovakia), March of the Three Kings (George Bizet, France), A La Media Noche (Puerto Rico), Patapan (France).
Score Only


Horn Trios

Ryden, W (arranged): Christmas Trios For All ~ Holiday Songs From Around The World .
"Collection of 19 holiday songs, carols, and instrumental pieces . Titles include: Coventry Carol * Ding Dong! Merrily on High * The First Nowell * Joy to the World * Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow * Wassail Song (Here We Come A-Caroling) * We Three Kings."
Score Only
Belwin Mills $9.95

Horn Quartets

Gogolak, E: Five Old French Carols.

"Branle de l'Official" Ding, Dong, Merrily on High; "Berger, Secoue ton Sommiel Profond" Shepherd, Shake off Your Drowsy Sleep; "Nous étions Trois Bergerettes" We Were Three Shepherdesses; "Il est né, le Divin Enfant" Born is the Holy Child; ":Quittez, Pasteurs" Shepherds, Leave Your Sheep.
Hornists' Nest $12.95
Gogolak, E: Five Old Polish Carols

Dzisiaj w Betlejem (Today in Bethlehem),Tryumfy, Króla Niebieskiego (Angels Heralding the King of Heaven), Medrcy Swiata (The Three Wise Men), Lulajze Jezuniu (Lullaby, Little Jesus), Hej, w Dzien Narodzenia (On the Day of Christ's Birth)
Hornists' Nest $12.95
Ryden, W (arranged): Christmas Quartets for All ~ Holiday Songs from Around the World

"This collection of 15 holiday songs, carols, and instrumental pieces can be played together in harmony. Titles include: Away in a Manger * God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen * Hark! The Herald Angels Sing * In Dulci Jubilo * Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming * Puer Natus (A Child Was Born) * What Child Is This? * While Shepherds Watched."
Score Only
Belwin Mills $15.95
Shaw, L/arr: This 'n That (for Now'n Then)
Arranged by Lowell E. Shaw
  • Hymn of Thanksgiving (Netherlands folk melody)
  • Adoramus te, Christie (Motet by Quirino Gasparini)
  • Greensleeves / What Child Is This (trad English)
  • Adeste Fidelis / O Come All Ye Faithful (Wade)
  • Stille Nacht / Silent Night (Gruber)
  • Joy to the World (Handel)
  • Londonderry Air /Danny Boy (trad Irsh)
  • Auld lang Syne (trad Scotch)
Hornists' Nest $17.95
Berlin, I: White Christmas

A favourite arrangement from the pen of the late and celebrated hornist Alan Civil.
Broadbent & Dunn $ ask
Mendelssohn & Anonymous: Two Carols
Hark The Herald Angels Sing, Coventry Carol

Popular Christmas arrangements by Alan Civil
Broadbent & Dunn $14.50
Näther, G: Merry Christmas.... Hofmeister $ ask
Pierpoint, J.L: Jingle Bells

A Christmas favourite from the pen of the late and celebrated hornist Alan Civil.
Broadbent & Dunn $18.95
Jingle Bells arranged by Lowell Shaw Hornists' Nest $ ask

Horn Quintets

Arbeau: Ding Dong Merrily on High
Another of the late Alan Civil's Christmas arrangements.

"A delightful, easy arrangement for Christmas. For schools, studios and professionals." New Issues September 1994
Broadbent & Dunn $22.50