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Fanfare and Carol for Christmas

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Jesse Ayers

Jesse Ayers

General Info

Year: 1995/2013
Duration: c. 3:00
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Jesse Ayers
Cost: PDF score & parts $50    ORDER HERE

Includes an optional chorus or optional audience sing-along of "Joy to the World," with a coda of fanfare material to round off.
The title of the previous version, without the sing-along, was "Fanfare for Christmas Morning"


Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Eb Clarinet (optional)
Bb Clarinet I-II-III
Bb Bass Clarinet
Alto Saxophone I-II
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone

Trumpet (in Bb) I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone

Percussion I-II-III

  • 1-3 Snare Drums doubling same part
  • Bass Drum
  • Cymbals


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

A stirring fanfare based on "Joy to the World."

Audio Links

State Ratings

None discovered thus far.

Recent Performances

  • Hollis Town Band and Christmas Chorus (David Bailey conducting) - January 11, 2014
  • SUNY Orange Symphonic Band (Dr. Kevin Scott, conducting) - December 12, 2009
  • The Malone College Symphonic Band (Dr. Cynthia Bridges, conductor) - December 2007
  • The Warren Symphony Orchestra (MI) (orchestral version) (David Daniels, conductor) - December 2007
  • The Mount Union College Symphonic Band (Jonathan Willis, conductor) - December 2003

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