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Alfred Expands Its Pure and Simple Series with a Christmas Easy Piano Solos Collection

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Thursday, September 06, 2012
Alfred Music Publishing, the official print music publisher of thousands of popular artists, songwriters, and composers, releases Pure & Simple Christmas , a collection of 20 favorite Christmas songs arranged for Easy Piano by Carol Tornquist.

As a great staple in any pianist’s repertoire, the solo piano arrangements of carols in Pure & Simple Christmas are ripe for personal enjoyment and for sing-along gatherings and celebrations with loved ones. Written for intermediate pianists, the arrangements feature lyrics, suggested fingerings, phrasing, pedal markings, and easy-to-read notation. The carols include some of the most cherished and well-known holiday tunes, such as “Angels We Have Heard on High,” “Deck the Hall,” “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing,” “O Christmas Tree (O Tannenbaum),” “Silent Night,” “Ukrainian Bell Carol,” and many more.

Carol Tornquist has arranged and compiled numerous piano collections for Alfred Music Publishing and has co-written several children’s musicals. In addition, she has created musical product for Guideposts magazine and arranged several songs for the first gospel recording by American country music singer and pianist Ronnie Milsap.

Pure & Simple Christmas (00-39486) is now available for $12.99 at music retail stores and at

Titles: Angels We Have Heard on High * Away in a Manger * Coventry Carol * Deck the Hall * The First Noel * Go, Tell It on the Mountain * Hark! the Herald Angels Sing * Infant Holy, Infant Lowly * It Came upon the Midnight Clear * Joy to the World * O Christmas Tree (O Tannenbaum) * O Come, All Ye Faithful * O Come, O Come, Emmanuel * O Little Town of Bethlehem * Silent Night * Sing We Now of Christmas * Still, Still, Still * Ukrainian Bell Carol * We Three Kings of Orient Are * We Wish You a Merry Christmas * What Child Is This?