We Wish You A Merry Christmas – Swing – Beginner (Grade 1)

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We Wish You A Merry Christmas is a jazz swing arrangement of the popular Christmas carol for solo piano in F major, ideal for beginner players at about the Grade 1 (ABRSM) standard.

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Description

This is a jazzy swing arrangement of the well-known Christmas favouritecomplete with fun play-along backing tracks and lyrics.

We Wish You A Merry Christmas will suit beginner pianists at about the Grade 1 level and features swung eighth-note quavers. However the arrangement will also work well with 'straight' quavers.

The melody starts off in the right hand with a little help from the left hand, and then moves fully to the left hand for the second verse ("Oh bring us some fig-gy pud-ding..."). Keep an eye out for the marked dynamics and articulations such as the staccato quarter notes at the end of each phrase in verse 1.

The piece ends with a rallentando and a pause, which can be held for as long as you like... before finishing it all off with a cheeky allegro last phrase, "And a hap-py New Year!"

This piano sheet music download comes with three MP3 audio tracks:

  • Performance recording
  • Play-along backing track
  • Slow tempo play-along backing track for practice.

Here's wishing you a very merry and musical Christmas!

Additional information

Audio Downloads

Performance MP3, Playalong Backing, Slow Tempo Playalong Backing

Features

Lyrics

Instrumentation

Solo

Seasonal

Christmas

Style

Jazz Swing

Tempo

Moderato

Time Signature

Simple Triple (e.g. 3/4)

Level

Beginner (Grade 1)

Format

Sheet music

1 review for We Wish You A Merry Christmas – Swing – Beginner (Grade 1)

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