Christmas Carols arranged by Paul Fehrenbach for unaccompanied Viola

December 21, 2018, 8:59 AM · Paul Fehrenbach's arrangements of 48 Christmas Carols, originally for unaccompanied violin, are now available for viola! Volume One contains many popular Christmas songs; Volume Two features lesser known carols. All are composed in Theme & Variations format, and are available in PDF or book at

Working on these satisfying and challenging arrangements yields some surprising pedagogical benefits! I have posted four (Noel Nouvelet, Greensleeves, Deck the Halls and Joy to the World) on my Facebook page:

Here is traditional French carol, Noel Nouvelet (Sing We Now of Christmas) from Volume One:

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Edited: December 25, 2018, 5:01 PM · Thank you Patricia for pointing this out. I don't play viola, but the arrangements sound pretty good and seem quite challenging. I enjoyed your rendition of Noël Nouvelet on the video.

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