Licensing

Classical compositions are copyright 2017 PDQ Music. Contemporary Holiday works are used by permission of Hal Leonard. To see and hear samples, or to purchase arrangements, click on the icons below to open a link to Sheet Music Plus.

Christmas Time Is Here

A charming and yet poignant song by Vince Guaraldi from the beloved "A Charlie Brown Christmas". Easily recognizable by audiences, this arrangement for Brass Quintet attempts to capture Guaraldi's rich harmonies to also make it enjoyable for musicians. Great for Christmas parties and concerts!.

Merry Christmas, Darling

Words and Music by Richard Carpenter and Frank Pooler. This arrangement for Brass Quintet includes a transcription for trombone of the tenor sax solo from the original Carpenters recording. Great for the Holidays! Score, Set of Parts. 18 pages.

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

The traditional English Christmas Carol arranged for Brass Quintet in three movements (main theme and two variations). Copyright 2017 PDQ Music.

Ding Dong Merrily On High

Arranged for String Quartet. Suitable for Christmas Church services, the exultant nature of the song is also appropriate for use as a processional. Approximate performance time is 2:00 minutes. Copyright 2017 PDQ Music.

The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)

A Christmas Standard by Mel Torme and Robert Wells, arranged for Brass Quintet. Solos for French Horn and Trombone.

Ding Dong Merrily On High

While the optimal performance instrumentation is a standard Brass Quintet, the contrapuntal nature of this arrangement means it is flexible enough to be playable by smaller groups (e.g. Brass Trio –Trumpet 1, Horn in F, and Trombone). Suitable for Christmas Church services.

Merry Christmas, Darling

Words and Music by Richard Carpenter and Frank Pooler. This arrangement for String Quartet includes solo sections for Violin 1 and Viola. Score, Set of Parts. 18 pages.

  

Merry Christmas, Darling

Words and Music by Richard Carpenter and Frank Pooler. This arrangement for Big Band includes a transcription of the original tenor sax solo. Set of Parts. 41 pages.

 
  

Trepak from The Nutcracker

Composed by Tchaikovsky, this arrangement for Brass Quintet evokes the dazzling energy of the traditional Ukrainian dance from the ballet. Score, Set of Parts: 15 pages.

 
  

The Christmas Collection by PDQ Music

All new arrangements of favorite Christmas songs 2018 for Brass Quintet. Complete sets of parts for Trumpet 1, Trumpet 2, Horn in F, Trombone, & Tuba; 61 pages.