RBM-119 | Seasonal Sounds SATB

Seasonal Sounds
RBM-119
SATB Chorus with Piano or Large Orchestra

This arrangement was created for use in the 1999 Dallas Symphony Christmas Pops concerts. It consists of 4 well-known secular Christmas songs, designed to be performed without pause. After a brief orchestra introduction, the carols appear as follows:

  • Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town
  • Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  • Frosty, the Snowman
  • Jingle Bells

This piece is scored for SATB chorus (no soloists) and large orchestra (3333 4331 timp 3 perc hp stgs) and the orchestration is available on a rental-only basis. View the orchestral materials.

This arrangement has been recorded by the arranger, conducting the National Symphony of London and the Tallis Chamber Choir. This recording appears on the 2002 Kodanja Records release A Feast of Carols.

An additional interpretation of the arrangement also appears by the Dallas Symphony and Chorus –Andrew Litton, conducting – on Delos release: Dallas Christmas Gala. This version contains one brief, additional passage comprising “Here Comes Santa Claus” which is not included in the printed version. Negotiations to obtain a print license for this piece of music from the copyright controller were unsuccessful.

( dur: 9:00″ )

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View: Seasonal Sounds – SATB Vocal Score

View: Seasonal Sounds – Full Orchestration – first page

Listen:

Seasonal Sounds – excerpt 1
Seasonal Sounds – excerpt 2
Seasonal Sounds – excerpt 3
Seasonal Sounds – excerpt 4