Here are two free recordings for the Christmas season, both by the U.S. Coast Guard Band Euphonium-Tuba Quartet.
Both are Gary Buttery arrangements from Cimarron Music. Find the sheet music on Cimarron's Euphonium Music Page.
English Folk Christmas (medley)
Greensleeves (What Child Is This?)
On today's date in 1944 during World War II, Air Force Bandleader Glenn Miller was lost somewhere over the English Channel. His band carried on, and later became known as the Airmen of Note (or simply "Note" by other AF musicians).
I am linking up a few holiday songs from the Airmen of Note in honor of Glenn Miller's terrific work.
O Christmas Tree
We Three Kings
Go Tell It On TheMountain
Here's a little diversion if you are getting stressed out. Below are a list of euphonium players. All are living players, and as of a few days ago I could find all of them on YouTube in the first several pages of a search for "euphonium." Each phrase below is a mixed-up version called an anagram. You build an anagram by using all the letters in the name and rearranging them. No letter is duplicated unless it is also duplicated in the actual name. Do not pay attention to where the spaces fall or
Is the budget tight this year? In spite of that do you want some more Christmas music to play at home or on your portable player? No problem! The United States Marine Band has once again made available some of their excellent recordings, which you can download for no charge. Here is the description:
Need the perfect soundtrack for a holiday party, decorating the house, or just sitting by the fire? In a nod to the season, the Marine Band has made three holiday audio selections