Christmas Clarinet Songbook

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Christmas Clarinet Duet Book, by Kyle Coughlin

The Christmas Clarinet Duet Book

The Christmas Clarinet Duet Book arranged by Kyle Coughlin features twenty five of the best known and beloved traditional carols -- one for each day leading up to Christmas.

There are several options for purchasing the Christmas Clarinet Duet Book. You can buy the digital PDF version using a credit card or PayPal and print it yourself, or view it on your computer or portable device. Also, the book is available from in a beautifully printed paperback version.

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The carols in the duet book are written specifically for the clarinet with beginner and intermediate students in mind, and they progress in terms of difficulty. The first ten songs are all in the lower register. The next fifteen songs are in both the upper and lower registers.

The Christmas Clarinet Duet Book is unique in that there are at least two versions of every carol in the book. The first version of each song has the melody entirely in the top line of the clarinet parts. These arrangements are good for featuring students playing along with their teachers.

In the second version of each song, the melody is traded back and forth between the two clarinet parts. These arrangements work well for two students playing together, since both clarinetists will have an opportunity to play the melody. They can be used as an educational tool to help students identify when they are playing the melody and when they are playing the accompanying harmony part.

At the end of the book there are four extra carols for more advanced players: two more arrangements of Jingle Bells, and one each of O Christmas Tree and Silent Night.

The book has a total of 55 arrangements of the carols and is 63 pages.

If you only want one or two of the duets but not the entire book, you can purchase the digital versions individually from Lulu for only $1 per carol. Follow each link below to Lulu’s site to order them.

The book includes the following songs (listed alphabetically). Also, the column on the right indicates whether the duet is in the lower register or both the lower and upper registers. There are at least two versions of every duet in the book -- one with the melody played entirely in the top part and one with the melody moving back and forth between the two parts. Here is more information on the duet book.

Select any title below to get the individual versions of each carol from

Song Title: Register:
Angels We Have Heard On High upper and lower
Away in a Manger upper and lower
Deck the Halls upper and lower
Ding Dong! Merrily on High upper and lower
The First Noel lower
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen lower
Good King Wenceslas lower
Hark! the Herald Angels Sing lower
Here We Come A-Wassailing upper and lower
The Holly and the Ivy upper and lower
In Dulci Jubilo upper and lower
In the Bleak Midwinter lower
I Saw Three Ships upper and lower
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear upper and lower
Jingle Bells versions 1 and 2
versions 3, 4, and 5
upper and lower
Jolly Old St. Nicholas lower
Joy to the World lower
O Christmas Tree (4 arrangements) upper and lower
O Come All Ye Faithful lower
O Little Town of Bethlehem lower
Silent Night (3 arrangements) upper and lower
Up on the Housetop upper and lower
We Three Kings upper and lower
We Wish You a Merry Christmas upper and lower
What Child Is This upper and lower


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