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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


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Eb Alto Clarinet
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone I-II
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone
Bb Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Tuba
String or Electric Bass
Percussion I-II-III, including:

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


Errata

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 by publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Salem Band (Winston-Salem, N.C.) (Eileen M. Young, conductor)– 18 December 2018
  • University of Kansas (Lawrence) University Band (Sharon Toulouse, conductor) – 6 December 2018
  • Beaver County (Center Township, Penn.) Symphonic Wind Ensemble (Kevin Newton, conductor) – 5 December 2018
  • San Ramon (Calif.) Symphonic Band (Bryan Holbrook, conductor) – 22 December 2017
  • Stonewall Brigade Band (Staunton, Va.) (Jamie Taylor, conductor) – 11 December 2017
  • Triton College (River Grove, Ill.) Community Band (Dana Legg, conductor) – 4 December 2017
  • Western Reserve Community Band (Hudson, Ohio) (Ralph Meyer, conductor) – 18 December 2016
  • Northwestern Michigan College (Traverse City) Concert Band (Patricia Brumbaugh) 16 December 2016
  • New Orleans (La.) Concert Band (Charles Taylor, conductor) – 11 December 2016
  • Callanwolde Concert Band (Atlanta, Ga.) (Kurt Wackerly, conductor) – 4 December 2016
  • Stonewall Brigade Band (Staunton, Va.) (Bob Moody, conductor) – 14 December 2015
  • Atascadero (Calif.) Community Band (Carlos Gama, Jr., conductor) – 13 December 2015
  • Foothill Symphonic Winds (Palo Alto, Calif.) (David Bruce Adams, conductor) – 6 December 2015
  • Callanwolde Concert Band (Atlanta, Ga.) (Scott Files, conductor) - 7 December 2014
  • Edmonds Community College (Lynnwood, Wash.) Concert Band 4 December 2014


Works for Winds by this Composer


References