• New in Print and eBook Tenor Banjo Christmas Solos by Rob MacKillop

    Tenor Banjo Christmas Solos, Classic Christmas Melodies in New Settings for the Tenor Banjo

    FENTON, MO. — Mel Bay Publications, Inc. has announced the release of Tenor Banjo Christmas Solos, Classic Christmas Melodies in New Settings for the Tenor Banjo by Rob MacKillop.

    This book counters the claim that the Devil gets all the best tunes!

    Rob MacKillop has arranged these well-known carols in chord-melody style with jazz chords, folk, and classical influences, engaging countermelodies beneath the principal theme, and more.

    Written in standard notation and tablature, these intermediate-level arrangements are not only enjoyable to play and hear but will enhance your technique as you learn them. Rob's performance notes are full of insights, and his online audio recordings of each piece make illuminating and delightful listening. Includes access to online audio.

    Contents

    Classics

    • Away in a Manger
    • Silent Night
    • Auld Lang Syne
    • Ding Dong Merrily on High
    • O Christmas Tree
    • I Saw Three Ships
    • In the Bleak Midwinter
    • The Coventry Carol
    • Once in Royal Davidís City
    • What Child Is This?

    Four Medieval Christmas Pieces

    • Gaudete
    • Cuncti Simus
    • Los Sept Goyts
    • Rosa das rosas

    Listen

    From the book, the classic "Silent Night."



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