Ding Dong Merrily On High
Free Online Christmas Music

Ding Dong Merrily On High free online Christmas music for voice and piano, now with two EASIER arrangements for piano!

This is an old Christmas carol from England, though it is said to have first come from France after being translated from Latin. It is a fun song to sing and to play!

Here is a new Middle C arrangement, with chord symbols above the lines:

Ding Dong Merrily On High for piano,  Middle C position, for beginning note readers

Please scroll down the page for the download links.

And here is a new arrangement in G, that has a simpler left hand in the chorus than my previous version:

Please scroll down the page for the download links.

Your young students may feel that the melody is too tricky for them, but with careful reading, and starting with the right finger on the first note, the melody moves nicely along step-wise with only a few skips.

I've put some fingering into this arrangement; there is only one place where a shift in hand position is necessary, and I have marked it with a little bracket.  To my students, this indicates a "spider-scale" event - where their fingers will pass over, or cross under.

Below is a piano version in the key of G for early intermediate level students, plus lead sheets for other instruments in seven different keys, with the chords.

Free Christmas songs Ding Dong Merrily on High

Please scroll down the page for the download links.

Here is a closeup of the lead sheet in A:

I like to teach the G lead-sheet to my piano students (a good key for singing this free Christmas sheet music in) using just the chord symbols and no bass clef (it's good practice for them).

If I did give them a written left hand, it would look like this: 

Free Christmas sheet music for piano Ding Dong Merrily on High

Please scroll down the page for the download links.

Here's a closeup of the second part of that arrangement:

This is a fast-moving Christmas song, which makes it exciting to play. And for late elementary/early intermediate students, it is pretty easy to master the hands together, as the two hands are almost taking turns in the chorus.

I hope you and your students enjoy this free Christmas music!



The new Middle C arrangement link:


Download Ding Dong Merrily on High in Middle C position, for beginners


The link for the new easy left hand piano arrangement:


Download Christmas carol with easy left hand part


The links to the lead sheets:


Download free online Christmas music in the key of A 


Download Christmas music in the key of Bb 


Download free printable online Christmas music in the key of C 


Download free Christmas song in the key of D 


Download free Christmas music in the key of Eb 


Download free online Christmas music in the key of F 


Download free online Christmas music in the key of G


The early intermediate piano arrangement link:


Download Ding Dong Merrily On High for piano



FOR A BEAUTIFUL SONG & A MUSIC THEORY LESSON ALL IN ONE, CHECK OUT "O HOLY NIGHT"!








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Shanette, US:
I just purchased O Holy Night to use as a duet for Christmas Eve Mass.  

Thank you so much for this simple, easy to read version as my vocalists are not professional and this music won't be quite so intimidating as other arrangements I have. Your expertise is much appreciated!!  Merry Christmas!

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Liz:
Hello - I just want to say THANK YOU so much for the duet version of Oh Holy night (in Bb too!), which is great, as I have two students at school that are going to sing this in a concert in 3 weeks.  

With not much time and no budget, it is so nice to find an arrangement!   Thank you.

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