Popular Performer: Christmas Classics
Arr. Mark Hayes
The Best Popular Songs of the Holiday Season
The Christmas season has inspired decades of memorable popular music. Mark Hayes revisits some of these timeless songs, expertly casting them in the rich voice of the piano. Titles: The Gift * Grown-Up Christmas List * Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas * I'll Be Home for Christmas * It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year * Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! * Let There Be Peace on Earth * The Little Drummer Boy * Sleigh Ride * Toyland.
"The arrangements here are sure to impress any party crowd"
--Yiyi Ku, Music Teachers Helper Blog
|I'll Be Home for Christmas||Kim Gannon (lyricist); Walter Kent (composer)|
|The Gift||Jim Brickman (composer); Tom Douglas (composer)|
|Grown-Up Christmas List||David Foster (composer); Linda Thompson (composer)|
|Let There Be Peace on Earth||Jill Jackson (composer); Sy Miller (composer)|
|It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year||Edward Pola (composer); George Wyle (composer)|
|The Little Drummer Boy||Katherine Davis (composer); Henry Onorati (composer); Harry Simeone (composer)|
|Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas||Ralph Blane (composer); Hugh Martin (lyricist)|
|Sleigh Ride (Instrumental)||Leroy Anderson (composer)|
|Toyland (from "Babes in Toyland")||Victor Herbert (composer); Glen MacDonough (lyricist)|
|Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!||Jule Styne (composer); Sammy Cahn (lyricist)|