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#1 Minstrel

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Posted 29 November 2019 - 22:31

I hope this doesn’t break any forum rules, but can anyone recommend a good and fun Christmas duets piano book that I can give to my daughter and boyfriend for Christmas ? They are obsessive piano duet ‘plonkers’ - she is confident Grade 8 , he is less confident probably around grade 5 but both very enthusiastic .
I would normally have gone to my brilliant local music shop by now, but life has been getting in the way somewhat and I may reluctantly have to resort to ordering online.
All suggestions welcome , please !
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Posted 04 December 2019 - 21:29

Bump, anyone got any good thoughts ? Please ?
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Posted 04 December 2019 - 22:10

How about We wish you a jazzy Christmas by Catherine Rollin. 8 Seasonal duets in jazz style.
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Posted 04 December 2019 - 22:28

I've had some fun with The Best Christmas Duet Book Ever selected by Emma Coulthard.
Sort of pop/jazzy. Rarely able to play them with anyone though.
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Posted 05 December 2019 - 06:44

Robert D Vandall’s Christmas Duet Fantasies are good fun - my daughter and I have played some of them at previous Christmas parties - and they are both impressive sounding but also fun to play.
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Posted 05 December 2019 - 09:06

There's a volume of Christmas duets by Pam Wedgwood (After Hours Jazz Christmas), and an arrangement by Mike Cornick (Sleigh Ride for Two) that is a bit harder.

 

They are all fun to play


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Posted 05 December 2019 - 12:43

Plenty of Christmas music on this site- https://www.musicroom.com/


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Posted 08 December 2019 - 20:34

Thank you , I was wondering about Best Christmas Duet Book, but had no idea of the standard. The jazzy suggestions are great too.
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Posted 08 December 2019 - 22:35

I think a G8 and a G5-er should be able to manage The Best book without too much trouble.
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