Free Christmas Songs
Sing We Noel, Noel Nouvelet

Free Christmas songs in 3 formats: Here is sheet music for "Sing We Noel" (Noel Nouvelet) in

  • Middle C position for young beginner pianists, as 
  • a lead sheet in 7 different keys for all instruments (chord symbols included), and as 
  • an easy piano arrangement for late Elementary piano in the keys of Dm and Em.
Free Christmas songs

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I found some truly lovely videos on Youtube.com of this beautiful Christmas song -- but the best were all sung in French.

Here is the first and perhaps most mesmerizing performance of the song "Noël Nouvelet " performed by Ireland's National Choir, called "Anuna." 


Though I have labeled these downloads "Key of Dm," "Key of Em," etc., this song, Noel Nouvelet, is not really minor.

It is one of the church or ecclesiastical modes known as Dorian; that is, the notes of its scale correspond to what we find if we play white keys D-E-F-G-A-B-C-D on a piano.

It is ALMOST a D minor scale, but with a raised sixth.

Below is the beginner's version of this free Christmas song.

Note that although I am calling this a "Middle C" song, the student's thumbs must not be placed together on C. Rather, place them side-by-side, with left hand thumb on B, so that finger 5 can reach down to the low E.

Middle C version of

Please scroll down the page for the links to the free downloadable PDFs.

I suggest playing Sing We Noel up an octave, or even 2 octaves. High piano notes, with a sustained pedal, have a very Christmasy feeling!

Also, you can work up an accompaniment, using the chord symbols, and turn it into a duet.

Now here are lead sheets for the free Christmas songs. I have included Fm and F#m as well:

Lead sheet for Sing We Noel, with melody and chords and lyrics, in seven keys

Please scroll down the page for the links to the free downloadable PDFs.

Loreena McKennitt sings Noel Nouvelet on her CD Midwinter Night's Dream. Her rendition is quite haunting and beautiful: 



The links to the piano music:


Download free Christmas songs Sing We Noel in the key of Dm


Download Sing We Noel in the key of Em 


Download free Christmas song Sing We Now of Christmas for Middle C piano 


The links to the lead sheets:


Download free Christmas lead sheet music Sing We Noel in the key of Am 


Download Noel Nouvelet in the key of Bm 


Download Sing We Noel Here in the key of Dm 


Download Sing We Here Noel in the key of Em 


Download Sing We Here Noel in the key of Fm 


Download Noel Nouvelet in the key of F#m 


Download free Christmas songs in the key of Gm 









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