“Hark! the Herald Angels Sing” Sheet Music
This sheet music is a a simplified arrangement of “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing” in G major. The right hand plays melody-only while the left hand plays a simple, hymn-like accompaniment with two notes.
Musical Elements of “Hark the Herald Angels Sing”
- Key of G
- LH plays two notes (sometimes octaves)
- Finger numbers
Teaching Tip for “Hark the Herald Angels Sing”:
Help the student identify repeating measures–or those just slightly different. For students who need a morale boost from the very beginning, have them start with measures 9-12, where the LH is a repeated D.
“O Little Town Of Bethlehem” Sheet Music
This sheet music is a a simplified hymnal-style arrangement of “O Little Town of Bethlehem” in F major. There are always at least two notes being played a time, occasionally three notes at a time (two in RH, one in LH or one in RH, two in LH), but never four notes a time.
Musical Elements of “O Little Town of Bethlehem”
- Key of F
- 2-3 notes at a time
- Finger numbers
- Simplified hymnal-style arrangement
Teaching Tip for “O Little Town of Bethlehem”:
Learning hymnal-style pieces can be challenging for the student. This is a simplified version, but some of the passages may still pose a problem. If the student is struggling to put hands together, spend some time practicing together, where you play one hand and they play the other. An alternative for the student to take home is to play the left hand while singing the melody.
This Download Includes:
- Sheet music piano solo of “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing”
- Sheet music piano solo of “O Little Town of Bethlehem”
- Studio licenses for “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing” and “O Little Town of Bethlehem”