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Hit the Keys! Christmas Favorites Songbook Released by Alfred Music Publishing

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Thursday, September 15, 2011
Alfred Music Publishing, the world leader in educational print music publishing since 1922, is proud to announce the release of Hit the Keys! Christmas Favorites, a collection of Christmas favorites, arranged for piano/vocal/guitar.

Hit the Keys! Christmas Favorites music collection is a must-have for keyboardists who perform professionally at Christmas events or just for sheer pleasure with friends and family. Arrangements include more than 200 pages of holiday classics, including “Auld Lang Syne” (Traditional), “Believe” (The Polar Express), “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” (Tchaikovsky), “First Snow” (Trans-Siberian Orchestra), “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” (Standard), “Sleigh Ride” (Leroy Anderson), and many more. From carols of years past and classical works to Christmas standards and contemporary holiday hits, pianists, vocalists, and guitarists alike will enjoy 47 arrangements fit for a festive holiday season.

Hit the Keys! Christmas Favorites is part of theHit the Keys! series, a piano songbook collection featuring best-loved songs from a wide of genres and music styles. From gig repertoire to sheet music to jam with friends, the Hit the Keys! series provides a wealth of popular music in various genres that is fun to play and entertaining to listen to, for a lifetime of music enjoyment.

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

Hit the Keys! Christmas Favorites songbook (00-38605) is now available for $19.99 at music retail stores and at

Titles: Angels We Have Heard on High * Auld Lang Syne * Believe * Breath of Heaven (Mary’s Song) * Christmas Canon * Christmas Comes but Once a Year * Christmas Eve / Sarajevo 12/24. * Christmas in Killarney * Christmas Wrapping * Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy * Felíz Navidad * First Snow * For unto Us a Child Is Born. * Frosty the Snowman * The Gift * Greensleeves / Carol of the Bells (Medley) * Hallelujah! Chorus * Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas * Heat Miser * A Holly Jolly Christmas * Holy, Holy, Holy * I’ll Be Home for Christmas * It’s Not Christmas Without You * It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year * and more.