Dr. Kroeker’s Handful of Tried and True

Dr. Kroeker’s Handful of Tried and True



Bach/Busoni. “Nun komm’ der Heiden Heiland,” “Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme,” and ”Nun freut euch, lieben Christen” in Organ Choral Preludes Arranged for Piano, Book I.


Bach/Busoni. “Herr Gott, nun schleuss’ den Himmel auf!” and “In dir ist Freude” in Book II. (various publishers)


Beck, John Ness. Five Carol Fantasies for Piano. New York: G. Schirmer, 1971. (Memberrs: Call CMI if you cannot locate a copy. It is out of print.)


Brahms, Johannes. “Lo, How a Rose e’er Blooming.” Op. 122, No. 8. (in public domain)


Carter, John. Carols for Piano. Carol Stream, IL: Hope Publishing Co., 1987.

Carter, John. More Carols for Piano, 1995.

Carter, John. Still More Carols for Piano, 2002.


Dengler, Lee. Christmas Piano Variations. St. Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House, 1999.

Dengler, Lee.  Advent Piano Variations, 1998.


Liszt, Franz. Weihnachtsbaum (Christmas Tree). In public domain and available on IMSLP/Petrucci Library.


Reger, Max. Maria Wiegenlied. (various publishers)


Rocherolle, Eugenie R. Christmas Around the Piano. San Diego, CA: General Words and Music Company (Kjos), 1982. (Not difficult but very well written.)


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