Ding Dong Merrily on High – easy letter notes for keyboard

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In this song we used chords (to play with the left hand). If you do not know how to play chords yet, you can try playing this melody with your right hand only, or learn how to play chords. We described it here: How to make chords?

About song and easy letter notes

Ding Dong Merrily on High is a classic Christmas carol that resonates with the joy and exuberance of the holiday season. Composed in the 16th century, with lyrics by George Ratcliffe Woodward first published in 1924, this song has a rich history that spans centuries. The melody, believed to be derived from a French dance tune called “Branle de l’Official,” is vibrant and jubilant, making it a favorite among people of all ages during the Christmas period. Its lyrics, which celebrate the nativity of Jesus, are both uplifting and easy to follow, making it an ideal selection for those learning to play the piano or keyboard with the help of letter notes, keyboard stickers, and piano books for beginners.

The simplicity of Ding Dong Merrily on High, combined with its spirited chorus of “Gloria, Hosanna in excelsis!” makes it a perfect choice for piano and keyboard students using the easy piano songbook or keyboard songbook for beginners. The letter notes sheet music and piano songbook with letters provide an accessible way for beginners, including kids and adults alike, to start playing music right away without the need for traditional music notation. This approach not only demystifies the learning process but also makes practicing piano exercises for beginners more engaging and enjoyable. Furthermore, this carol’s association with the festive season and its ability to bring people together in song adds an extra layer of appeal, making it a rewarding piece to master for anyone looking to enrich their holiday repertoire. Whether you’re a novice hoping to entertain family and friends or simply seeking to immerse yourself in the spirit of Christmas, learning to play Ding Dong Merrily on High through piano lessons for beginners can be a wonderfully fulfilling endeavor.

Ding Dong Merrily on High letter notes tutorial
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Some of the notes on our website contain the full version of the song, and some are excerpts, or for example the very beginning, chorus or verse, etc. Full versions of all the notes can be found in our books and e-books: SHOP.

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