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Happy Christmas (War is over) John Lennon & Yoko Ono

(Arr. Maria Dunn 2009)
V1: Solo + guitar --> Chorus (Tutti)
V2: All + flute (melody) + Cl.1 + trump + violins (sustained notes) + cello --> Chorus (Tutti)
War is over: All + flute part + Cl.2 + violins (sustained notes) + cello --> Chorus (Tutti)

  
V3: Men tune (Women: "war is over") + flute ('War is over" 8ve) + Cl.2 + trump + violins (rhythm) + cello --> Chorus (Tutti) --> Coda


 

         

So this is Christ - mas And what have you done?
And so this is Christ - mas For weak and for strong,

  
And so this is Christ - mas And what have we done?

         

  
     
War is o - ver, if you

V1.                

           

vs1 tacet verse23 sustained notes vs 4 rhythm

  
V2.       

 
4



              
  
An - oth - er year o - ver, And a new one just be - gun.
For rich and the poor ones, The world is so wrong.


An - oth - er year o - ver, And a new one just be - gun.

        

  
want it, War is o - ver, Now

V1.                          

V2.
                         

 


8

  
       
  
 
And so this is Christ - mas I hope you have fun
And so hap - py Christ - mas For black & for white

   


And so this is Christ - mas I hope you have fun

     

              
War is o - ver, if you

       
V1.     

                          
V2.
 

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For yel . V1.                             (Play all times) V1. The old and the young.                             V2. Now       V1.y fear.                          1-2                  20                                               Let's hope it's a good one.       p                                  p     War is o . The old and the young.py New Year. Let's stop all the fight.   (Play all times)  V2.                       V2. ver.ver. War is o .low and red ones. Now. War is o .                               want it. and a Hap .out an .ry Mer .ry Christ .   The near and the dear ones. With .   pp V1. if you want it.ver.mas.            Coda   3.    47 .     Chorus               16                       A ve .          12             The near & the dear ones.                                       pp  V2.