Compatible String Ensembles: Easy Holiday Duets


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30 Easy Level Arrangements for Any Combination of String Instruments

Learning to play chamber music is an important milestone in the music student’s journey, building vital skills for playing in an ensemble. These progressive duets offer beginning players the opportunity to play along with others, or with the helpful support of the teacher in a lesson. Each duet adds new techniques and challenges that align with the natural advancement of lessons. This book features familiar melodies for the holidays, including sacred and secular Christmas songs, music for Hanukkah, and folk tunes from many countries. Appropriate for caroling, recitals, or chamber holiday concerts, there are 30 festive selections of different tempi, styles, and keys for variety, while remaining in string-friendly ranges. Put new skills into practice while celebrating the season.

Violin | Viola | Cello | Bass

• All through the Night (by Traditional Welsh Air)
• Angels We Have Heard on High (by Traditional French Carol)
• Arre Borriquito (Giddy-Up, Little Donkey) (by Traditional Spanish Carol)
• Auld Lang Syne (by Scottish Folk Song)
• Bring a Torch, Jeanette Isabella (by Traditional French Carol)
• Campana Sobre Campana (Bell after Bell) (by Traditional Andalusian Carol)
• Carol of the Bells (by Mykola Leontovych)
• Deck the Halls (by Traditional Welsh Carol)
• Go, Tell it on the Mountain (by John Wesley Work, Jr. )
• God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (by Traditional English Carol)
• Good King Wenceslas (by John Mason Neale)
• Greensleeves (What Child Is This?) (by Traditional English Carol)
• Hanerot Halalu (We Light These Candles) (by Traditional Chant)
• Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah (by Mordkhe Rivesman)
• Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (by Felix Mendelssohn)
• I Saw Three Ships (by Traditional English Carol)
• Jingle Bells (by James Pierpont)
• Jolly Old St. Nicholas (by James R. Murray)
• Joy to the World (by Lowell Mason)
• O Come, All Ye Faithful (by John Francis Wade)
• O du fröhliche (O, You Joyful) (by Traditional German Carol)
• O Tannenbaum (by Melchior Franck)
• Pat-a-Pan (by Bernard de la Monnoye)
• Rise up, Shepherd and Follow (by Traditional Spiritual)
• Silent Night (by Franz Gruber)
• The Dreidel Song (by Samuel E. Goldfarb)
• The Holly and the Ivy (by Traditional English Carol)
• Up on the Housetop (by Benjamin Hanby)
• We Three Kings (by John Henry Hopkins, Jr. )
• We Wish You a Merry Christmas (by Traditional English Carol)

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