The Fiddlers, Drummers, Trumpeters and Carollers Carol

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This carol, with its impossibly long title, was composed for a middle school (8�12) in Harrow, England, where it was performed with much gusto. The original text used here carries the traditional Christian message. For schools where children adhere to different religious persuasions the following adjustments can easily be made: 'fit for this time' instead of 'fit for a king'; 'Play it for Christmas' instead of 'Play it for Jesus'; 'Christmas is here' instead of 'Jesus is here'; 'sing for the peace that should come with this day' instead of 'sing for the boy that was born on this day'.

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Year of composition
Richard Grylls
Easy (Grades 1-3)
2 minutes
Large mixed ensemble
Modern classical music
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