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Christmas Piano Resources

This page contains links to useful sources of Christmas piano music:

Playing Christmas Carols

Sheet Music

  • Simple Piano Arrangements: Free sheet music and audio of beginner to intermediate-level arrangements of Christmas carols: Adeste Fideles, Angels We Have Heard On High, Away in a Manger, Carol of the Birds, Deck the Hall, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, I Saw Three Ships, It Came Upon the Midnight Clear, Jolly Old Saint Nicholas, O Come All Ye Faithful, O Christmas Tree, O Tannenbaum, We Three Kings, While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks
  • The above carols are also available as chord/melody sheets with lyrics

MIDI files

MIDI files play directly in most modern web browsers, and they can be downloaded to your computer. Many software music sequencers can load them and use them to control suitable electronic instruments.

  • Noel Noel Noel’s collection of MIDI Christmas songs: Coventry Carol, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Jingle Bells, Jolly Old St Nick, Joy to the World, O Little Town of Bethlehem, Up on the Housetop, What Child is This

Audio Files

Audio files commonly come in formats such as MP3 and WMA, and can be listened to with the appropriate audio player, such as iTunes or Windows Media Player.

Original Resources

The following resources may be of interest if you are looking for new sources of original Christmas-themed music:

  • New Christmas Music features original compositions by Paul Gentry, Rhesa Siregar, Larry Holder, Elton Smith and others, as well as reworked traditional carols and Christmas songs. Includes Do You Know It’s Christmas, Advent Candles, Christmas Morning, The Baby of Bethlehem, Wisemen Still Seek Him and many more.
  • Feels Like Christmas: Contemporary Vocal Arrangements Not piano-based, but a useful handful of orginal Christmas-themed songs in streaming and downloadable MP3 format.
  • Feels Like Christmas: Contemporary Instrumental Arrangements Christmas-inspired instrumentals, in streaming and downloadable MP3 format.