Music from A Charlie Brown Christmas by Vince Guaraldi sheet music arranged by Sylvia Woods
For lever or pedal harp.
"A Charlie Brown Christmas" was the first prime-time animated TV special based upon Charles Schulz’s beloved Peanuts characters. Since its CBS debut in 1965, it has aired in the USA every Christmas season. Sylvia Woods has made harp arrangements of two of the most beloved pieces: Christmas Time Is Here and Linus and Lucy, both included in the same sheet music. They are playable on either lever or pedal harp.
Christmas Time Is Here:
Sylvia has made two arrangements of this favorite Christmas song. One is for pedal harps and lever harps tuned to C or 1 to 2 sharps. The second is for lever harps tuned to 3-flats. As both of these arrangements require a lot of sharping lever changes within the music, they are for intermediate to advanced players. Fingerings, lyrics, chord symbols, and lever and pedal changes are included.
Linus and Lucy:
Linus and Lucy was originally released on the Vince Guaraldi Trio’s album "Jazz Impressions of a Boy Named Charlie Brown" in 1964. It was used in the TV special "A Charlie Brown Christmas," and has been featured in many subsequent specials. This happy dance tune is the most-recognized theme song of the Peanuts characters.
There are 2 arrangements of Linus and Lucy included. Once you set select C and F sharping levers at the beginning, there are no lever changes needed in either version. The intermediate arrangement includes 2-note chords in the right hand. The easier arrangement has the main melody as single notes. The left hand is basically the same in both arrangements, except that the easier version is written an octave higher so it can be played on smaller harps. Fingerings, chord symbols, and lever and pedal changes are included.
This sheet music includes two 2-page arrangements of Christmas Time Is Here and two 2-page arrangements of Linus and Lucy.
Click on the to see a sample of the first few lines of music.