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composition / percussion ensemble / deck the halls

deck the halls

Medium: Marimba Quartet
Publisher: C. Alan Publications
Composed: 2002
Duration: 2:00
Difficulty: Grade III

4 Marimbas (playable on one 5-octave instrument and one 4.3-octave instrument)

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Deck the Halls Score


Deck the Halls for Marimba Quartet by Nathan Daughtrey
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Brief arrangement of this holiday favorite with hints of a march and of ragtime.

review (excerpt)

"Nathan Daughtrey deserves high marks for his arrangement of Deck the Halls for marimba quartet, which manages to present the old, familiar tune in a refreshing, imaginative, march-like setting. It provides each of the four marimbists an equally important voice in the discourse, as portions of the melody are freely tossed around between them in the cleverly written, fast-paced presentation."

- John R.Raush, Percussive Notes (October 2003)