Shawnee Press35024681, TTBB, with solo, $2.50 You’ve not heard “Jingle Bells” until you’ve heard this show-stopper by arranger, Mark Hayes, written for the world-class Turtle Creek Chorale of Dallas, Texas . Perfect for school choirs, community choruses, or church Christmas pageants, the energy in this piece never stops. The opening features mixed meters and a driving orchestral track with bells everywhere. Next, Hayes sets this favorite holiday tune in waltz style with comical lyrics, a big-band jazz chorus, and a tongue-in-cheek classical section, complete with an operatic solo fit for the most demanding diva! The final chorus showcases the 2nd Tenors and Baritones on the melody with the 1st Tenors and Basses “jingle-jangling” in counterpoint all at a presto tempo. Guaranteed to bring audiences to their feet. A lavish track and full symphonic orchestration are available, as well as an optional handbell part.
Acc. CD and Instrumentation available. See SATB listing.