A riotous romp through a collection of Christmas favourites, A Windy Christmas is broadly based on Ding dong! Merrily on high; Angels from the realms of glory; O come, all ye faithful; Silent Night; I saw three ships; Here we come a-wassailing; The Sussex Carol; God rest you merry, gentlemen; Quelle est cette odeur agréable?; Jingle Bells; Away in a manger and We wish you a merry Christmas.
The piece is scored for a standard brass quintet. It lasts 7' 30" but an optional cut can be made if performed as an encore, reducing the length to 4' 35".