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Jingle Them Bells

From Wind Repertory Project
James Pierpont

James Pierpont (arr. Julie Giroux)


General Info

Year: 1857 / 2011
Duration: c. 6:10
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Musica Propria
Cost: Score and Parts - $110.00   |   Score Only - $20.00


Instrumentation

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

  • Bass Drum
  • Snare Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Bells
  • Castanets
  • Chimes
  • Finger Cymbals
  • Marimba
  • Orchestra Chimes
  • Sleigh Bells
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This rendition of Pierpont’s well-known Jingle Bells takes the listener through a number of styles with high energy and lots of color. A simple melody, it lends itself to creative ideas in presentation. This setting is in fact a kind of wild ride for the performer and the audience.

- Program Note by arranger


Commercial Discography


Audio Links


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah) Wind Symphony (Don L. Peterson, conductor) – 6 December 2018
  • San Jose (Calif.) Wind Symphony (Jeffrey Benson, conductor) – 4 December 2016
  • Lone Star Symphonic Band (Katy, Texas) (Bob Bryant, conductor) – 13 December 2015
  • Lone Star Wind Orchestra (Dallas, Tex.) (Eugene Migliaro Corporon, conductor) - 14 December 2014
  • Triangle Wind Ensemble (Durham, N.C.) (Evan Feldman, conductor) - 15 December 2013


Works for Winds by this Composer

James Pierpont


Julie Giroux


References

  • Pierpont, J.; Giroux, J. [2011]. Jingle Them Bells: Concert Band [score]. Musica Propria: San Antonio, Tex.