We Three Kings – 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

Embarking on a musical journey often starts with the simplest melodies that hold rich histories and captivating stories. “We Three Kings,” a song that has traversed through time since its composition in 1857 by John Henry Hopkins Jr., offers just thatβ€”a blend of historical depth and musical accessibility. Designed for those beginning their piano or keyboard adventures, our piano book for beginners introduces this classic Christmas carol in an easy-to-follow format using letter notes, keyboard stickers, and letter notation. It’s a perfect piece for piano lessons for beginners, encapsulating the spirit of the holiday season while providing an engaging piano practice book experience.

“We Three Kings” is not just any Christmas carol; it’s a narrative that delves into the journey of the Magi on their quest to visit the newborn Jesus, making it a fascinating piece for anyone interested in the stories behind traditional songs. Its lyrics, penned by Hopkins, evoke vivid imagery of the travels and gifts of the Magi, set to a melody that’s both solemn and celebratory. This song, with its minor tonality and distinct 19th-century composition style, stands out in the piano music book for beginners as an exemplary piece that beginner musicians can play by letter. Whether you’re a child starting out with a piano book for kids, an adult using a piano learning book for adults, or anyone in between, “We Three Kings” offers a captivating musical and historical lesson. It’s a testament to the power of music to tell stories that transcend time, making it a cherished addition to any piano songbook, especially a piano songbook with letters designed for easy learning and immediate playing satisfaction.

We Three Kings letter notes book
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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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