Helpful Hints

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• The numbers below are a rhythm aid for 10/8 time. The letter 'T' has been used to avoid the double digit 10 (The numbers are only useful when counted with a beat) Mentally accent 1,4,7 and 9 throughout song • Let melody notes dominate over harmony and rhythm function notes

North Pole Express
=170-180 (Ding Dong Merrily on High)

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copyright © 2007
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arranged by Jon Schmidt written by George Woodward (from the album Winter Serenade)

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North Pole Express © 2007

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13 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 16 4 5 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 19 5 1 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 22 2 1 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 25 5 1 2 4 2 1 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 2 .

bring out melody 28 1 5 2 4 small hand delete lower C 4 2 1 5 4 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 1 31 5 3 1 4 3 2 1 4 2 1 4 2 3 3 5 2 4 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 34 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 1 (G) 4 5 3 1 3 2 1 37 3 1 4 1 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 12 3 2 Please look up "mordent" in an online music dictionary if you don't know what this sign means 40 4 2 1 5 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 3 .

43 4 2 1 2 1 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 2 2 5 46 5 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 49 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 52 5 1 4 3 2 1 4 2 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 55 1 4 3 1 4 2 1 4 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 5 4 .

58 5 3 1 4 4 3 1 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 61 4 2 1 5 2 4 5 2 3 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 5 5 1 5 64 5 4 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 2 2 5 4 2 1 1 67 1 1 23 4 12 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 70 5 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 5 .

.wierd. I know..I use a 4 again. 72 2 4 1 2 5 1 2 5 1 2 1 2 (4) 4 5 1 4 1 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 5 1 1 75 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 2 2 5 78 slow crescendo to measure 95 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 123 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 23 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 82 detached. playful 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 1 1 1 1 1 85 1 5 2 1 1 1 5 4 2 2 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 2 1 5 1 1 5 6 .

88 1 1 5 4 2 5 4 2 1 4 1 4 1 5 2 4 3 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 1 2 5 5 1 2 4 2 91 2 1 2 5 1 2 2 1 4 5 1 4 7 8 1 5 5 2 1 1 1 93 cue train here 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 1 1 1 96 5 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 1 1 1 1 99 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 1 1 7 .

Same feel as at first 101 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 7 8 9 T small hand delete parentheses notes 104 smooth pedal again 5 1 2 1 2 ( ) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 cresc. 1 2 107 ( ) ( ) 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 7 8 9 T 1 4 2 1 110 2 1 3 4 5 5 4 1 3 1 5 4 2 1 5 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 113 1 4 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 3 8 .

122 4 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 2 2 -let ring as long as it sounds good with half pedal 5 1 125 4 3 1 2 1 2 7 8 9 T 1 2 1 128 5 1 2 7 8 9 T 7 8 9 T 1 2 9 .116 4 2 1 4 2 1 5 2 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 1 1 2 5 1 5 1 119 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 1 8va.

131 end 8va 5 4 2 1 2 7 8 9 T 134 5 2 4 2 4 2 5 2 4 2 cresc. 137 4 2 139 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 5 142 1 (G) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 T 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 just keep counting at the same tempo 10 .

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