Formal Christmas Medley
Arranger: Olcott, James L.
Number of Trumpets: 8
Duration: 5 minutes
A five-minute suite of the favorites: Deck the Halls (with boughs of Holly); Silent Night; Angels We Have Heard on High; God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen; Joy to the World. Optional doubling on B-flat piccolo trumpets for parts one and two. Inventive writing, accessible, fun to play, satisfying, and excellent in terms of audience appeal. Click here to read the review from the ITG Journal
ITG Journal, December, 1992, page 40-41:
"The FORMAL CHRISTMAS MEDLEY...everything you ever wanted to hear in a Christmas medley and then some. ...seasonal techniques as bell tones and chimes, cascading pyramids of descending eighth note runs, and the piccolo trumpet...