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Just in Time for Christmas!!! A new mini-collection of duets based on traditional Christmas carols: Five More Christmas Duets, arranged by Kenneth Baird. Contents include The First Noel, Angels We Have Heard On High, Jingle Bells, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, and a new arrangement of Joy to the World that is more traditional than the one found in my earlier collection. Versions are now available for flute duet and trumpet duet (note: these versions are not compatible with each other as the arrangements have been adapted for those specific instruments).

...and, if you don't already have a copy of 12 Christmas Duets, my earlier publication, don't wait any longer
! Contents include:
Away in a Manger; Deck the Halls; Hark! The Herald Angels Sing; Joy to the World; O Come All Ye Faithful; O Come, O Come Emmanuel; O Holy Night; O Little Town of Bethlehem; Silent Night; The Wassail Song; We Wish You a Merry Christmas and What Child is This? Versions are available for flute, trumpet, clarinet, and alto saxophone (oboe) (note: these versions are not compatible with each other as the arrangements have been adapted for those specific instruments.)

Both collections are most readily available through
www.jwpepper.com and through www.sheetmusicplus.com.

Kenneth Baird is a composer of concert and solo/ensemble music for wind, string, and keyboard performers, with a special emphasis on music for young performers. A music educator for over 30 years, Kenneth's teaching experience runs the gamut from beginning band and strings through college wind ensemble and orchestra, and has held teaching positions with Tulsa Public Schools, Inola Public Schools, and Oral Roberts University. Kenneth Baird holds Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Music Performance degrees from the University of Tulsa and a Master of Science in Fine and Performing Arts from Southern Oregon State College. He has composed numerous works for solo instruments, small ensembles, and string orchestra, as well as audition music for district honor bands and orchestras. An active performer on trumpet in a variety of genres, he has written several sets of studies for that instrument.



Thank you to Shawn Bender, a very talented ORU grad, who has provided me with an awesome logo image!!!