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Small Ensemble Sheet Music
for the Professional and Amateur Musician

Arrangements & Transcriptions for
Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet,
String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet.

By Kenneth W. Abeling


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Lincoln Music Publications - What's New 191201
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Holly Jolly Christmas, or Have a Holly Jolly Christmas, Lyrics and Music by Johnny Marks. This song was featured in the 1964 animated TV Christmas special, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and is arranged here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet. This is an intermediate to advanced intermediate arrangement of the Christmas time favorite first made popularized by Burl Ives.

Stabat Mater by Giovanni Pergolesi transcribed for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet by Kenneth Abeling. This sad and mournful piece created shortly before the Composer’s death is suitable for sacred performances and funerals.

Water Music Suite No. I in F Major - 5. Air (HWV 348) by George Friderick Handel transcribed for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet This is Movement is perfectly suited for general performance Religious services or Wedding Ceremonies.  

Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite Complete! This is an advanced transcription of the entire eight movements of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite and this version is for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling.  The Titles include: 1. Ouverture miniature, 2. Marche, 3. Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy, 4. Russian Dance, (Trépak), 5. Arab Dance, 6. Chinese Dance, 7. Dance of the Reed Flutes, 8. Waltz of the Flowers. A Score Cover, the Conductor’s Score and all Instrumental parts are included in the price. Playing Time approximately: 20:00.

1. Overture miniature from P.I. Tchaikovsky’s fantasy ballet “The Nutcracker” transcribed here for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. This an advanced arrangement and faithful to the composer’s original score as are all of the other movements offered.

2. Marche from P.I. Tchaikovsky’s fantasy ballet “The Nutcracker” transcribed here for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. This an intermediate advanced to advanced arrangement and faithful to the composer’s original score as are all of the other movements offered.

3. Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy from P.I. Tchaikovsky’s fantasy ballet “The Nutcracker” transcribed here for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. This an intermediate advanced to advanced arrangement and faithful to the composer’s original score as are all of the other movements offered.

 
4. Russian Dance, Trépak from P.I. Tchaikovsky’s fantasy ballet “The Nutcracker” transcribed here for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abelingg. This an intermediate advanced to advanced arrangement and faithful to the composer’s original score as are all of the other movements offered.

 
5. Arab Dance from P.I. Tchaikovsky’s fantasy ballet “The Nutcracker” transcribed here for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. This is an intermediate advanced arrangement and faithful to the composer’s original score as are all of the other movements offered.
6. Chinese Dance from P.I. Tchaikovsky’s fantasy ballet “The Nutcracker” transcribed here for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. This is a more advanced arrangement and faithful to the composer’s original score as are all of the other movements offered.
7. Dance of the Reed Flutes from P.I. Tchaikovsky’s fantasy ballet “The Nutcracker” transcribed here for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. This is a more advanced arrangement and faithful to the composer’s original score as are all of the other movements offered.
8. Waltz of the Flowers from P.I. Tchaikovsky’s fantasy ballet “The Nutcracker” transcribed here for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. This is a more advanced arrangement and faithful to the composer’s original score as are all of the other movements offered.
And the Glory of the Lord Shall be Revealed from George Fredrick Handel’s Messiah, transcribed here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. This is an intermediate to advanced intermediate transcription from Part I of Handel’s Messiah and appropriate for sacred Christmas events.
The Hallelujah Chorus from G. F. Handel’s Messiah transcribed here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling.
For unto Us a Child is Born from G. F. Handel's Messiah transcribed here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet.
Glory to God in the Highest from Messiah by George Fredrick Handel transcribed here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by. This is an advanced intermediate to easy advanced arrangement and appropriate for sacred Christmas events.
His Yoke is Easy from Messiah by George Frideric Handel transcribed for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet. This is an advanced intermediate transcription from Part I of Messiah and appropriate for Sacred Christmas events.
Sinfonia or Sinfony from Messiah by George Frideric Handel transcribed for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet. This is an advanced transcription from Part I of Messiah and appropriate for sacred Christmas events.
Pifa or Pastoral Symphony from Messiah by George Frideric Handel transcribed here for IBrass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet. This is and easier intermediate level arrangement.

 

Lincoln Music Publications - What's New 191101
Three New Arrangements!
12 Featured Seasonal Arrangements
 


The Christmas Waltz, lyrics by Sammy Cahn and music by Jule Styne arranged for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. Written for Frank Sinatra this beautiful Christmas song is arranged here as a Moderate Level Jazz Waltz.

We Need a Little Christmas, Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman arranged for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. This Christmas song first appeared in the Broadway musical Mame and sung by Angela Landsbury. This is any easier advanced arrangement of the very popular Christmas favorite.

Violin Concerto in G minor RV317 - II. Largo by Antonio Vivaldi transcribed for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, String Quartet, and Woodwind Quartet by Kenneth Abeling. This is hauntingly beautiful piece, moderate in difficulty and suitable for secular and sacred performances.

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree or, Oh Tannenbaum, traditional German Christmas Song arranged for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. This is an advanced intermediate level arrangement of the Christmas time classic in a laid-back Latin feel. A must for warm climate Christmases and if your Christmas Tree is really a Palm Tree!

Oh Come, Oh Come Emmanuel arranged in a minor jazz swing for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. It is an easier advanced arrangement suitable for more experienced ensembles.

Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet and Woodwind Quintet is a Christmas favorite. This arrangement features lively soli and tutti sections to show off your ensemble and is certain to entertain your audiences!

Silver Bells arranged here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet and Woodwind Quintet words and music by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans is another perennial Christmas standard. This arrangement is characterized by dovetailing flowing counter lines and playable by intermediate to advanced ensembles.

 
Sleigh Ride for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet and Woodwind Quintet is a faithful transcription of Leroy Anderson’s Christmas favorite that your audiences will adore!

 
The Christmas Song, Music and Lyric by Mel Torme and Robert Wells is timeless Christmas Classic, arranged here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. This arrangement features solos for the Soprano/Alto substitute and Tenor sax with a soli/tutti section and a double time break.
Up on the House-Top & Variations, Words and Music by Benjamin Hansby arranged here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. This is an advanced intermediate to easy advanced arrangement of another Christmas time favorite in a theme and variations format.
We Three Kings or, We Three Kings of Orient Are.  This a 6/8 swing version of an annual Christmas favorite arranged here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling.  It is a more advanced arrangement with a minor and modal “Blues” feel. 
We Wish You a Merry Christmas for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. This arrangement of makes a nice closing selection for caroling or a concert.
Irving Berlin’s White Christmas arranged for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. It is easily within reach of younger and less experienced groups but a nice “break” selection for more experienced ensembles.
Winter Wonderland by Smith & Bernard arranged for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet and Woodwind Quintet is both technically accessible to younger quartets and a useful lighter Christmas selection for more professional ensembles.

 

Lincoln Music Publications - What's New 191001

FOUR New Arrangements!
13 Featured Seasonal Arrangements
 


Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, arranged here for Clarinet Quartet and Saxophone Quartet is the main them to the Christmas time movie favorite of the same name. This an advanced intermediate arrangement the gives the Bari sax a chance to shine along with solos by the other members!