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Most Wonderful Christmas, A

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Robert Sheldon

Medley arranged by Robert Sheldon


General Info

Year: 1934 / 2006
Duration: c. 7:30
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Co.
Cost: Score and Parts - $80.00   |   Score Only - $11.00


Instrumentation

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

  • Bass Drum
  • Chimes
  • Hi-Hat
  • Orchestra Bells
  • Sleigh Bells
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended cymbal


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

If you want a Christmas medley of some of the most popular Christmas tunes, this is the one! You'll find Winter Wonderland, I'll Be Home for Christmas, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas and It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year in cheery settings that lift the spirits! Sure to become a holiday standard year after year.

- Program note by publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Audio Links

Reference recording. Ensemble and conductor unknown


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Sea to Sky Wind Ensemble (North Vancouver, B.C. Can.) (Tak Maeda, conductor) – 17 December 2019
  • Northwestern Michigan College (Traverse City) Concert Band (Patricia Brumbaugh, conductor) - 10 December 2019
  • North Jersey (Fair Lawn) Concert Band (Michael Roth, conductor) – 6 December 2019
  • Ouachita Baptist University (Arkadelphia, Ark.) University Band (Jim Lloyd, conductor) – 2 December 2019
  • Gateway Concert Band (Enumclaw, Wash.) (Jack Prindle, conductor) – 16 December 2018
  • Ripon (Wisc.) College Symphonic Wind Ensemble(Kurt Dietrich, conductor) – 10 December 2017
  • Prairie Wind Ensemble (East Peoria, Ill.) (Jim Tallman, conductor) – 10 December 2017
  • Parkland College (Champaign, Ill.) Concert Band (Larry Stoner, conductor) - 10 December 2017
  • Solano Winds (Fairfield, Calif.) (Bill Doherty, conductor) – 8 December 2017
  • Tualatin Valley (Ore.) Community Band (Kevin Soon, conductor) – 3 December 2017
  • North Jersey Concert Band (Fairlawn) (Michael Roth, conductor) – 1 December 2017
  • North Jersey (Oakland, N.J.) Concert Band (Michael Roth, conductor) – 4 December 2015
  • Contra Costa Wind Symphony (Dr, Duane Carroll, conductor) - 17 December 2012
  • Mississippi Community Symphonic Band (David P. Miller, conductor) - 15 December 2012


References

  • Sheldon, R. (2008). A Most Wonderful Christmas [score]. WB Music: [s.l.]