Charlie Brown Christmas, A

From Wind Repertory Project
Vince Guaraldi

Vince Guaraldi (arr. Carl Strommen)

General Info

Year: 1998
Duration: c. 4:45
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Music
Cost: Score and Parts - $80.00   |   Score Only - $9.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
String or Electric Bass
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Snare Drum
  • Bells
  • Hi-Hat
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Charlie Brown and his band of Peanuts characters come alive every Christmas, and the music that accompanies their TV special has become familiar to all. This superb medley includes Linus And Lucy; Skating; Christmas Time Is Here and O Tannenbaum.

- Program Note from publisher


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State Ratings

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