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Jingle Them Bells

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James Pierpont

James Pierpont (arr. Julie Giroux)

General Info

Year: 1857 / 2011
Duration: c. 5:50
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Musica Propria
Cost: Score and Parts - $110.00   |   Score Only - $20.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Contrabass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass 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-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Bass Trombone
String Bass
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


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


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • Sturgis (Mich.) Wind Symphony (Scott Davidson, conductor) - 6 March 2023
  • Mid America Freedom Band (Kansas City, Mo.) (Lee Hartman, conductor) – 17 December 2022
  • Cornell College (Mt. Vernon, Iowa) Symphonic Band (Joshua W. Neuenschwander, conductor) - 10 December 2022
  • Symphonic Winds of the Pacific (Chino Hills, Calif.) (Stephen Rochford, conductor) - 1 December 2022
  • Dallas (Tx.) Winds (Jerry Junkin, conductor) - 22 December 2021
  • Andrews University (Berrien Springs, Mich.) Wind Symphony (Byron Graves, conductor) - 4 December 2021
  • San Luis Obispo (Calif.) Wind Orchestra (Jennifer Martin, conductor) – 15 December 2019
  • Colorado State University (Fort Collins) Symphonic Band (T. André Fagin, conductor) - 12 December 2019
  • 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


  • Julie Giroux website Accessed 10 July 2021
  • Pierpont, J.; Giroux, J. [2011]. Jingle Them Bells: Concert Band [score]. Musica Propria: San Antonio, Tex.