“God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” Piano Duet Sheet Music
This epic-flavored “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” advanced Christmas sheet music duet for 1 piano, 4 hands starts deceptively slow then builds momentum to a grandiose ending.
This Download Includes
- Sheet music download of “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” (primo & secondo)
- Studio license for “O Little Town of Bethlehem” piano duet
Musical Elements in “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” early advanced piano duet sheet music
- Keys of C minor & D minor (two measures in C# minor)
- Primo and Secondo on separate pages
- Secondo is slightly easier than Primo
- Ledger lines
- Melody featured in both parts
- Sixteenth note runs (one 32nd note run in Primo)
- Octaves & chords
- 8va (primo)
Teaching tip for “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”
This piece gives the student ample opportunity to practice octaves, chords, and inversion. For the octave passages, be sure the student is staying relaxed and not tensing their hands.