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Christmas Play Along

Beginner Fun

Sacred and Inspirational Featured Artists Classical
Jazz Pop, Rock Latin Christmas
Folk 1st Recital Series Sing Along Philip Smith
Great Carols     Grade 3-4    Selected by James Curnow

Arranged by: James Curnow, Stephen Bulla, Douglas Court, William Himes, Timothy Johnson, Kevin Norbury

Great Carols is a collection of some of the world’s greatest Christmas carols, delightfully arranged in fresh settings by some of the foremost composers in the instrumental field.  This product is specifically designed to be flexible by the inclusion of optional cued notes, allowing the performer to choose the difficulty level that is appropriate for them.   The accompaniment CD (included in the solo book) provides a demonstration performance of each solo.  It also allows the soloist to practice or perform with the CD when an accompanist is not available.  Capture the very essence of Christmas as you perform these arrangements of Great Carols.

Included in this book:

Angels We Have Heard on High, Ding Dong Merrily on High, Good Christian Men, Rejoice, He is Born, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, Joy to the World, O Come All Ye Faithful, O Come O Come Immanuel, O Little Town of Bethlehem, What Child is This?

 Samples: Ding Dong Merrily On High  Good Christian Men  What Child is This

                         It Came Upon The Midnight Clear  Joy to the World  O Come All Ye Faithful



Order Number

Instrument Price
44004677  Flute / Oboe / Mallet Percussion $12.95
44004678 Bb Clarinet / Bb Bass Clarinet / Bb Tenor Saxophone   $12.95
44004679 Eb Alto Saxophone   $12.95
44004680    Bb Trumpet  $14.95
44004681   F Horn or Eb Horn  $12.95
44004682  Trombone / Euphonium B.C. and T.C. / Bassoon  $12.95
44004683   Piano / Organ Accompaniment $9.95

Easy Great Carols

Easy Great Carols contains carols from around the world, including both sacred and whimsical selections.  They are delightfully arranged in fresh settings by some of the foremost arrangers in the instrumental field (James Curnow, Paul Curnow, Stephen Bulla, Douglas Court and Tim Johnson).  Written with the intermediate instrumental soloist in mind, this product is designed to be accessible, yet interesting.  The accompaniment CD (included in the solo book) provides a demonstration performance of each solo.  It also allows the soloist to practice or perform with the CD when an accompanist is not available.


Carols included:  Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Silent Night, We Three Kings, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Pat-A-Pan, Away In A Manger, Up On The Housetop, We Wish You A Merry Christmas, and Coventry Carol

Samples:  Flute-Away in a Manger  Clarinet-God Rest Ye  Trumpet-Up on the Housetop

                        Sax-We 3 Kings  Trombone-We Wish You

Item Number

Instrument Name Price
44004872 Flute/Oboe/Mallet Percussion 12.95
44004868 Bb Clarinet/Bb Bass Clarinet 12.95
44004867 Eb Alto Saxophone  12.95
44004869 Trumpet 12.95
44004870 F/Eb Horn 12.95
44004871 Bassoon/Trombone/Baritone BC/TC  12.95
44004866 Piano Accompaniment 9.95
TONS OF TUNES for the Holidays  arr. Mike Hannickel and Amy Adam   Gr. 1/2, 1

This collection of the easiest holiday melodies allows your beginning students to have fun playing their favorite seasonal music! Any combination of solo instruments can play together. Organized by order of difficulty, these familiar songs and the included accompaniment CD are sure to motivate your students. Practice and perform with the CD accompaniment or buy the separately available piano part. Your students will want to use TONS OF TUNES for the HOLIDAYS year after year!


Included in this book:

Jingle Bells / Jolly Old St. Nicholas / Up on the Housetop / Dreydl Song / O Come, Little Children / Good King Wenceslas / We Wish You a Merry Christmas / O Come All Ye Faithful / We Three Kings / God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen / Pat-a-Pan / O Chanukah / Silent Night / Coventry Carol  / Away in a Manger / O Christmas Tree  / Angels We Have Heard on High / Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella / Deck the Halls  / O Little Town of Bethlehem  / Hark, the Herald Angels Sing / It Came Upon a Midnight Clear / Joy to the World / The First Noel / Toyland / I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day / We Gather Together / Over the River / What Child is This? / Overture from the Nutcracker / Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy / Auld Lang Syne

Samples:  Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, Good King Wenceslas, Hark the Herald Angels   Sing, Jingle Bells, Joy to the World, Coventry Carol

Item Number Instrument Name Price
44004388 Flute / Oboe / Violin $12.95
44004389 Bb Clarinet $12.95
44004390 Eb Alto Saxophone $12.95
44004391  Bb Soprano /Bb Tenor Saxophone $12.95
44004393 F Horn $12.95
44004392 Bb Trumpet $12.95
44004394 Bassoon / Trombone $12.95
44004395 Tuba $12.95
44004396 Piano Accompaniment $  9.95

TWO FOR CHRISTMAS            James Curnow                        Grade 2, 3  

6 unaccompanied duets for the Christmas season



Maximum flexibility equals maximum value!  Every music director will want to have the TWO FOR CHRISTMAS duet books by James Curnow. Available for a wide variety of instruments, these unaccompanied duets will be useful year after year. 


          Placing seasonal duets in strategic spots during your band’s winter concert has triple value:

1. It gives some deserving musicians a little time in the limelight

2. It adds a pleasant contrast in “instrumentation density” to your program

3. It provides the remainder of the band a few moments to refresh tired embouchures


These familiar carols, including great melodies such as JOY TO THE WORLD, COVENTRY CAROL, ANGELS WE HAVE HEARD ON HIGH, and many more, will be welcomed anywhere Christmas is being celebrated and can be performed by countless combinations of instruments.  


Included in this book:

Joy to the World / Coventry Carol / Angels We Have Heard on High / Good King Wenceslas / O Come, O Come, Immanuel / God Rest You Merry Gentlemen / Jolly Old Saint Nicholas / Hark! The Herald Angels Sings / Polish Carol / O Come, Little Children / Jingle Bells / Carol of the Bells / In the Bleak Mid-Winter / Deck the Halls / Come, All Ye Shepherds / We Wish You a Merry Christmas

You’ll want to have a copy of each book as a permanent fixture in your music library.


Item Number Instrument Name Price
44003742 Flute / Oboe $  7.95
44003744 Clarinet $  7.95
44003746 Saxophone $  7.95
44003744 Trumpet $  7.95
44003745 Horn $  7.95
44003743 Trombone $  7.95

12 STYLES OF CHRISTMAS    James L. Hosay      Grades 2 - 3  

Great!  12 STYLES OF CHRISTMAS is a refreshing look at classic Christmas carols using many different styles in the popular play-along CD format.  The modern stylings allow you to play along with something hip and timely.  Tunes like JOLLY OLD ST. NICHOLAS, UP ON THE HOUSETOP, a driving CAROL OF THE BELLS (Ukranian Bell Carol), and many others are great fun to play.  The “island” version of WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS is fantastic!


Discover the pure fun and the educational value of the expanding library of Curnow Music Press play-along publications for all levels of ability.  You’ll want a complete set for your school music library to use as motivators for your players.  They can’t be beat!


Included in this book:

Angels We Have Heard on High, Carol of the Bells, Come, All Ye Shepherds, Coventry Carol, Deck the Halls, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Good King Wenceslas, Hark the Herald Angels Sing, In the Bleak Midwinter, Jingle Bells, Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Joy to the World, O Come, Little Children, O Come O Come Immanuel, Polish Carol, We Wish You a Merry Christmas.

Samples:  Good KingHolly & IvyJingle BellsRock the Hall,  We Wish.

Item Number Instrument Name Price
44000614 Flute / Oboe $12.95
44004027 Clarinet $12.95
44000620 Alto Saxophone $12.95
44000623 Tenor Saxophone $12.95
44000617 Trumpet $12.95
44000626 Trombone / Euphonium $12.95
44000629 Horn $12.95

CHRISTMAS JOY   Stephen Bulla          Gr. 3

Instrumental Solos for the Holiday Season  

Stephen Bulla has assembled a great collection of Grade 3 Christmas solos 

(Flute, Clarinet, Alto Sax, or Trumpet) which can be performed either with the included CD or with piano accompaniment. Careful arrangement keeps the music refreshing while it remains accessible to the soloist and accompanist alike.

The included accompaniment CD can be used in performance or as a wonderful practice tool. It allows solo musicians to perform recitals of their own for families and friends, in church, at school, or, with a portable CD player, just about any place you can imagine.

Always known for his creative and grade-level appropriate composing and arranging, Stephen Bulla has come up with a real winner in CHRISTMAS JOY.

You’ll love it!


Included in this book:

Angels from the Realms of Glory, Away in a Manger, Coventry Carol, Good King Wenceslas, Jolly Old St. Nicholas,  Greensleeves,  In the Bleak Midwinter,  It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, O Come Immanuel, O Holy Night, Wassail Song, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, Westminster Carol


Samples:  Angels from the Realms (Flute)   Away in the Manger (Oboe)   Good King Jolly  

                         We Wish

Item Number Instrument Name Price
44003728 Flute $12.95
44003729 Clarinet  $12.95
44003730 Alto Saxophone $12.95
44003731 Trumpet $12.95
44003732 Piano Accompaniment $  9.95

Christmas Classics     Selected by James Curnow  Grade 2 1/2

CHRISTMAS CLASSICS is a collection of arrangements featuring several of our excellent Curnow Music Press arrangers in new, fresh, and dynamic settings of many of the traditional carols that you know and love. These arrangements are designed to be used in two different ways, either as a solo or as a duet. Any combination of instruments can perform together. As long as each performer has the appropriate book for the key of their instrument, any combination of instruments will work.


Included in this book:

Angels from the Realms of Glory, The First Noel,  Go Tell It on the Mountain, He is Born, In the Bleak Midwinter, Infant Holy, Infant Lowly, Joy to the World, Joy to the World,  Mary Had a Baby, O Come O Come Immanuel, Westminster Carol

Item Number Instrument Name Price

C Instruments

( Flute, Oboe, Violin and others)

$ 14.95

Bb Instruments

(Bb Clarinet, Bb Trumpet and others)

$ 14.95

Eb Instruments

(Eb Alto Saxophone and others)

$ 14.95
44005067 F Horn or Eb Horn $ 14.95

B.C. Instruments

(Bassoon, Trombone, Euphonium and others)

$ 14.95
44005063 Piano Accompaniment $ 12.95

More Styles of Christmas  James Hosay

By popular demand, here are 12 more Christmas favorites for you to play along to in a wide assortment of styles. There are current styles like Hip-Hop, House, Alternative Rock, and Zydeco, as well as a few retro styles like New Age, New Wave, and Folk. The songs are traditional and well-known, and the arrangements are hip and

current. You’ll have a blast playing along with these hot tracks! And as with the original 12 STYLES OF CHRISTMAS, this Play-Along CD will get you into the Christmas spirit as well.


Included in this book:

God Rest You Merry Gentlemen / Away in a Manger / We Three Kings / I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day / Come All Ye Faithful / Silent Night / Hark! The Herald Angels Sing / O Come, O Come, Emmanuel / In the Bleak Mid-Winter / O Holy Night / It Came Upon a Midnight Clear


Samples:  Away in a Manger   In the Bleak Midwinter   We Three Kings   

                  Hark! The Herald Angle Sings   O Holy Night

Item Number Instrument Name Price
44003262 Flute / Oboe $ 14.95
44003264  B b Clarinet $ 14.95
44003261 E b Alto Saxophone $ 14.95
44003271 B b Tenor Saxophone $ 14.95
44003268 F Horn or E b Horn $ 14.95
44003267 B b Trumpet $ 14.95
44003270 Trombone / Euphonium T.C./B.C. $ 14.95

MESSIAH AT CHRISTMAS    George Frederic Handel,   arranged by James Curnow  Medium Advanced


The ten arrangements in this collection are designed to allow average to advanced players the opportunity

to perform in church, school, in public or anywhere Christmas is being celebrated. Each solo book includes an accompaniment CD which contains a sample performance of each solo, as well as the accompaniment only. This will allow the performer to practice with the accompaniment when an accompanist is not available. The accompaniment track can also be used for performances if desired. A separate piano accompaniment book is available.  

Included in this book:

Comfort Ye / Ev’ry Valley Shall Be Exalted / And the Glory of the Lord / But Who May Abide the Day of His Coming / O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion / For Unto Us a Child is Born / Pastoral Symphony / Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter of Zion / He Shall Feed His Flock Like a Shepherd / Hallelujah Chorus


Comfort Ye (Flute)

Every Valley Shall be Exalted (Trumpet)

For Unto Us a Child is Born (Clarinet)

Hallelujah Chorus (Alto Saxophone)

Order Number

Instrument Price


Flute / Oboe / Mallet Percussion $12.95
44006792 Bb Clarinet $12.95
44006793 Eb Alto Saxophone $12.95
44006794 Bb Trumpet $12.95
44006795 F Horn or Eb Horn $12.95
44006796 Bassoon/Trombone/Euph. TC /BC $12.95
44006797 Piano Accompaniment $9.95