Christmas just got a little cooler with this hip arrangement of KINGS OF ORIENT, the John H. Hopkins Christmas/Epiphany classic. The re-harmonization by James L. King III is fresh and exciting–one might even say it is golden and late intermediate students will get challenged with thick close-voiced chords and counterpoint. Great for sanctuary or secular Christmas gigs.
Key: E minor
Mood: cool, sophisticated
Pedagogy: 5/4 time, dynamics, swing, articulations