No Rest for the Merry
No Rest for the Merry - Are you ready for an exciting take on a familiar holiday classic? Your students will love the energy and enthusiasm required to perform this fast-paced adaptation of “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”. Lower and middle strings begin this exciting arrangement with intense and driving interweaving rhythms which establish the foundation for this intriguing take on this standard Christmas carol. While first violins present an elaborate variation on the familiar melody, the constant frenetic underlying energy offers intermediate string orchestra students a fun challenge and offers directors a fresh addition to your winter concert repertoire.
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