Give two of your early intermediate (Level 2-3) students this easy-to-read, moving “Hark! The Herald, Angels Sing” piano duet.
“Hark! The Herald, Angels Sing” early intermediate duet
This early intermediate (Level 2-3) Christmas piano duet sheet music has a basic structure that is easy for students to learn quickly.
Both primo and secondo are written in regular position and played an octave higher and octave lower than written, respectively. Melody is primarily in the primo but the secondo features a portion of the melody. Both secondo and primer parts are close in level.
This duet makes a good selection for either a Christmas recital or Christmas church service.
This “Hark! The Herald, Angels Sing” piano duet contains two verses in the key F. The basic structure of the arrangement: introduction, verse, chorus, modulation, verse, chorus, ending. 3 pages each (6 pages total).
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Musical elements in “Hark! The Herald, Angels Sing” early intermediate duet:
- Key F
- Finger numbers
- Basic rhythm (dotted quarter notes, eighth notes)
- Tied notes
- Primo note reading: bass clef C3-D4, treble clef C4-D5
- A lot of unison in primo reading
- Secondo note reading: bass clef C3-E4, treble clef C4-D5
Practice tips for “Hark! The Herald, Angels Sing” early intermediate duet:
The secondo has a lot of flowing eighth notes. Encourage the pianist to work on subtle dynamic shifts and perhaps a little rubato to bring out warmth.
Even though the primo is easier with primarily unison notes, encourage the student to bring out the melody and provide a musical arc for the repeated notes.
When playing together, encourage the student to “play as one.”
Related early intermediate Christmas sheet music you’ll love:
- Angels, We Have Heard on High intermediate piano duet
- Carol of the Bells intermediate piano sheet music
- Joy To The World – Beginner & Late Beginner (Elementary) Christmas Piano Duet Sheet Music
This arrangement is © 2022 by Amanda Tero, www.amandateromusic.com.