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Fiesta! The Legend of the Poinsettia: A Christmas Mini-Musical Released by Alfred Music Publishing

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Monday, July 11, 2011

Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational print music publishing since 1922, releases Fiesta! The Legend of the Poinsettia, a Christmas mini-musical for unison voices, by Sally K. Albrecht and Jay Althouse.

Based on a Mexican folk tale, Fiesta! The Legend of the Poinsettia tells the magical story of the first appearance of the poinsettia plant on Nochebuena (Christmas Eve). Recommended for grades 2 through 7, six heartwarming songs make up the approximately 20-minute mini-musical that features several Spanish words and short phrases.

The Teacher’s Handbook includes all the sheet music with chord symbols and lyrics to the songs, along with reproducible student pages and helpful staging notes. The Enhanced SoundTrax CD contains a full performance of the musical, orchestrated accompaniment tracks, plus PDF files of the student pages and cover art.

To hear song excerpts or to view sample music pages of Fiesta! The Legend of the Poinsettia, visit:

As part of Alfred’s ongoing commitment to improving the environment, this songbook is printed on 100% recycled paper stock.

Fiesta! The Legend of the Poinsettia is available in Book and combined Book & Enhanced SoundTrax CD formats and can be found at music retail stores or at The Enhanced SoundTrax CD is also sold separately.