Go tell it on the mountain how to play on the piano in minutes

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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?
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Discover the soul-stirring melodies of “Go Tell It On The Mountain,” a song that transcends time and culture, nestled within the pages of our piano learning book for adults and kids alike. Originating as an African-American spiritual, this powerful hymn has been sung and cherished since at least the 1860s. The song, composed by John Wesley Work Jr., who was among the first to compile and publish it, carries the uplifting message of Jesus Christ’s nativity, inviting listeners and players to spread the joyous news far and wide. Its lyrics encapsulate the essence of hope and liberation, making it a staple song during the Christmas season and a poignant piece in American history, especially in the context of the Civil Rights Movement.

The beauty of “Go Tell It On The Mountain” is not only in its historical significance and heartwarming lyrics but also in the wide array of interpretations by various artists over the years, from gospel choirs to pop stars, making it a versatile piece for piano players of all levels. Our keyboard songbook for beginners, equipped with letter notes sheet music and keyboard stickers, allows even those with no musical background to delve into the rich tones of this classic hymn effortlessly. Whether you’re a piano book for kids looking to explore your first songs, or an adult venturing into piano exercises for beginners, this song offers a rewarding and inspiring experience. With each note played by letter, learners can feel connected to a piece of music that has been a source of strength and joy for generations, making their musical journey all the more meaningful.

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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