Ten Great New Music Titles to Celebrate the Holidays

Our holiday new releases spice up traditional favorites with unique arrangements. Featuring everything from choir to instrumental to band and easy to advanced piano, there is something for nearly everyone!

1. Sing-A-Long: Best of Christmas
Voice and Piano

Featuring 20 Christmas tunes, Sing-A-Long: Best of Christmas comes with a piano part and eight pull-out lyric sheets. This unique collection includes Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas,” which until recently, couldn’t be printed in any collections other than the songbook for the musical, due to copyright constraints. This Christmas collection is essential for caroling or sing-a-longs by the fire.


2. Jazz Performer – A Cool Christmas
Piano Solo
Level: Advanced

Arranger Steve Calderone has spiced up ten familiar Christmas tunes by adding jazz harmonies and rhythms, which will delight listeners at recitals and holiday parties alike. Keep in mind, these solos do require advanced skill.


3. Carols with Classics
Piano Solo
Level: Advanced

Carols with Classics consists of ten arrangements combining Christmas carols and classical favorites, artfully crafted by master arranger Thomas Fettke. Titles include Away in a Manger with Brahms’ Lullaby, Joy to the World with the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah, O Come Emmanuel with Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata and many more!


4. The Giant Book of Christmas Sheet Music
Easy Piano

This giant songbook contains sixty Christmas favorites, arranged for beginning pianists. Dan Coates has mastered the art of arranging, ensuring his music captures the spirit of the original tunes. Beginning pianists from young to old will love to practice and play from this book! Also available for Piano/Vocal/Guitar.


5. Jim Brickman’s On a Winter’s Night – The Songs and Spirit of Christmas
Piano, Vocal, Guitar

This songbook coincides with Jim Brickman’s release of his new holiday album and tour. Jim Brickman, a world-renowned piano soloist, has gained fame for his pop-style playing and vocal collaborations with stars from all musical genres.   Some highlights from this album include “That Silent Night,” a collaboration with the iconic country singer Kenny Rogers, “Night Before Christmas” with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Oates and Jana Kramer’s rendition of “Clouds,” an inspiring song written by seventeen-year-old Zach Sobiech while he was undergoing cancer treatments.


6. Top-Requested Jewish Holiday Songs Sheet Music

Celebrate tradition and faith with these new arrangements of Jewish holiday songs. This collection contains 19 of the most cherished melodies for Chanukah, Purim and Passover.


7. Mannheim Steamroller Christmas
Instrumental Play-Along Series Book with Online Audio

Mannheim Steamroller is an American music group known for its unique blend of neo-classical and electronic music. For twenty years, Mannheim Steamroller has achieved popular success with its Christmas music arrangements, releasing eleven original albums. These brand new instrumental play-alongs feature Mannheim Steamroller’s exciting take on twelve traditional Christmas tunes. With demonstrations to hear how the song should sound and accompaniment tracks available for download or streaming, this collection is perfect for the budding instrumentalist. Available for flute, clarinet, alto sax, violin and cello.


8. Christmas Sanctus
Sacred Choral

This Christmas text combines the tender beauty of the nativity story with the age- old grandeur of the Sanctus. The music weds the simplicity of the stable in Bethlehem to a deeply worshipful exaltation of the promised Savior. It builds in intensity through the final refrain, with an optional soprano descant which enhances its brilliance and then ends with an intimate, quiet final statement reflecting the awe felt by all who experience Christ’s presence on earth. Also available for SATB Choir.

Hope - C 5906 Christmas Sanctus - SAB - p 1-12.pdf

9. O Come and Sing of Christmas
Secular Choral

Celebrate the season with this delightful medley using some of our favorite Christmas melodies. Unique in its spiritedness in a minor key, the piece builds to a majestic finish in a major key for the final carol, making this a wonderful opening selection or grand finale for your concert. The optional brass quintet accompaniment will add extra Christmas joy to your performance. Also available for SAB Choir.


10. Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)
Concert Band
Grade 2-3

Arranger Paul Murtha puts a unique spin on this familiar Christmas tune using a mix of styles from two-beat, to rock shuffle, to straight-ahead swing. Every part gets a chance to play the melody in this entertaining and festive arrangement. It’s a great piece if your intermediate, advanced or community band is looking for an additional piece to put on their holiday programs.


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