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#430689 - 11/27/07 01:33 AM need help - Christmas job
Tenuto Offline
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Registered: 02/09/07
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I need to order a collection of Christmas songs for a solo piano gig at the local Mall. I'm thinking of ordering one of the Dan Coates intermediate level arrangements. Are these any good? I have no problem sight-reading but I want something imaginative so that I can add my own personal on-the-spot arrangements. I value your opinions. Thanks.

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#430690 - 11/27/07 10:24 AM Re: need help - Christmas job
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Hal Leonard has a couple 100 song compilations that are pretty darn ok.. one religious, and one not. they are pianistic and can be easily enhanced. not too hard either. just bought one.
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#430691 - 11/27/07 12:34 PM Re: need help - Christmas job
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I have several of the Mannheim Steamroller Christmas books - people seem to enjoy hearing those arrangements.
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#430692 - 11/27/07 01:59 PM Re: need help - Christmas job
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Originally posted by whippen boy:
I have several of the Mannheim Steamroller Christmas books - people seem to enjoy hearing those arrangements.
Hey whippen boy, I've played some of those! And I confess, some of them aren't exactly easy, especially if you've had a few drinks...
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