Solo Christmas piece for Christmas Eve service

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  • Participant
    gwendopannetier on #222922

    Hello everyone,

    I am looking for a Christmas piece for solo harp to play at my local Christmas Eve service. Preferably an intermediate/advanced level arrangement? It will be some sort of meditative background music for a small play and sermon during the service. Thanks a lot!

    Happy holidays~


    Participant
    brian-noel on #222928

    “It Came Upon the Midnight Clear” (arr. Salzedo)

    “O Little Town of Bethlehem” (arr. Salzedo)

    “O Come All Ye Faithful” (arr. McDonald/Wood)
    “Brian A Torch Jeanette Isabella (“)
    “O Holy Night” (“)
    “Silent Night (“)

    “Noel Provencal” (Grandjany)

    • This reply was modified 7 months, 2 weeks ago by  brian-noel.

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    virginia-schweninger on #222936

    The first arrangement that comes to mind is “In the Bleak Midwinter” arranged by Sunita Staneslow and published by Mel Bay. You will find it in her book of 16 Christmas songs, “Christmas Eve.” There are many arrangements that you’ll love. They are written for Celtic harp but I play them on my pedal harp. These arrangements are lovely, interesting and tend to be open or sparce – not cluttered!

    Enjoy.

    Virginia Schweninger

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