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A Rhapsody on Christmas Carols

Claude T. Smith

A Rhapsody on Christmas Carols includes: “In Dulci Jubilo;” “ O Come, O Come, Emmanuel;” “We Three Kings;” “Greensleeves/What Child Is This?;” “Joy To The World;” “Away In A Manger;” “Deck The Halls” and “Angels We Have Heard On High.”

Arranger Claude T. Smith (1932–1987) was born in Missouri. He attended Central Methodist College and graduated from the University of Kansas. He played French Horn in an Army band and taught before becoming a composer. He composed over 120 works for band, chorus, orchestra and small ensembles.

Last updated on March 8, 2020 by Palatine Concert Band