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God Rest You Merry Gentlemen fun variations for piano duet

Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
3 minutes
Modern classical music
Piano four hands
Instrumental parts
Not available

This new composition for piano duet is based on the Christmas carol "God rest you, merry Gentlemen" and consists of 4 variations, starting with a majestic, grand opening, then flowing through 2 lilting 3/4 sections, and culminating in a short fugue. It was originally written for 2 pianos, and if you have access 2 instruments, please take a look at the original version. This piece forms part of a series of piano variations for 2 pianos (also arranged for piano duet). The mp3 at the moment is a computer-generated one, I’m afraid. After playing this one, I hope you will take a look at my other music for 4 hands.

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This score was submitted by Simon Peberdy, BSc (Hons), PGCE, ALCM, FNCM. If you wish to perform, record, or broadcast this music then you should contact them first.

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