Free! Print Out Sheet Music
Jolly Old Saint Nicholas

Free! Print out sheet music for Jolly Old Saint Nicholas for beginners, Primo and Secondo piano parts!

This free kids sheet music for Christmas makes a fun easy solo or duet by playing the melody or Primo part UP an octave.  Now with an easy-to-read helper version with a few note names as well...

Free print out sheet music Jolly Old Saint Nicholas, written at Middle C position on the piano, with a shared-hands melody

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

The Ray Conniff Singers version of Jolly Old Saint Nicholas has always signalled the beginning of the Christmas season to me.-

This version which CLAIMS to be the Ray Conniff Singers but ISN'T does sound a lot like them, and is very full of energy: 

Jolly Old Saint Nicholas is a beautiful easy Christmas song, and it makes a good "Big Sister/Little Brother" kind of piece.

Easy to listen to and to sing along with, the primo/solo part is centered around Middle C for beginners.

The Secondo, below, has a predictable pattern with a bit of variation, making it suitable for elementary students who are starting to understand chord formation.

As it is in the key of C, there are no black notes to worry about!

Duet Jolly Old Saint Nicholas for piano, a secondo part with broken chord patterns.

Kids enjoy these Christmas song lyrics, and with a gentle chord accompaniment such as the Secondo part I have written, the song makes a very pretty recital piece.

For a more boisterous sound, try blocking the chords (turn the broken chords into solid, all-together chords) or splitting the chords in an "OOM-pah-pah-pah" four-beat pattern!

And here is the arrangement for young beginners with the occasional letter inside the notehead:

Jolly Old Saint Nick sheet music for beginning note reading, with letters in the note heads.  For piano.


The links to the piano music:


Free print out sheet music for Jolly Old Saint Nicholas Primo


Download Free Kids Sheet Music Jolly Old Saint Nicholas Secondo


Download easy piano music with letters in some of the notes









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This book is available as a digital download  from this site, and also from Amazon as a paperback!

This is the perfect easy start for little pianists.

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Ukrainian Saint Nicholas Song  
I am looking for a Ukrainian song called O xto xto. This is played and sung on Dec 6th for St. Nicholas Day, a Ukrainian melody. My granddaughter has …

Amazing 
I am doing this at home and it is really helping me on my keyboard.

Music lover 
I love this piece because it is the perfect Christmas song! The kids LOVE it and ask me to play it on Christmas every year! :-D

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