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)|