Carol of the Bells – Percussion (Orff) Ensemble and Solo Marimba Sheet Music

Carol of the Bells is a world-wide popular Christmas Song. The melody is based on a Ukrainian folk song, although the songwriters of the copyrighted composition are Mykola Leontovych (music) and Peter J. Wilhousky (lyrics).

On this page you can find Percussion ensemble sheet music as well an Orff arrangement and Printable PDF files for free download.

 

Arrangement Details

The arrangement is quite easy. The most experienced student will be assigned to play the xylophone, which may be more demanding. So you can choose if you want to play with marimba and vibraphone or even play with an Orff ensemble.

If you play with a percussion ensemble the musical instruments used are:
  • Glockenspiel
  • Xylophone
  • Vibraphone
  • Marimba (2 players)
  • Sleigh Bells
  • Maracas
  • Triangle
  • Tom-Cymbal

 

If you want to play the song with an Orff ensemble of younger students you can use the following instruments instead:

  • Glockenspiel
  • Soprano Xylophone
  • Alto Xylophone
  • Bass Xylophone
  • Alto Metalophone
  • Sleigh Bells
  • Maracas
  • Triangle
  • Tom-Cymbal

 

Carol of the Bells – Percussion Ensemble (or Orff arrangement) Free Sheet Music PDF

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of the percussion sheet music in PDF.

 

Percussion Arrangement Sound file

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Carol of the Bells – Solo Marimba Free Sheet Music PDF

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Carol of the bells marimba sheet music

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of the solo marimba sheet music in PDF.

Click on the following buttons to find a Karaoke Video and MP3 Free Download file of the song,
Lyrics in PDF file for Free Download, and Piano / Glockenspiel / Xylophone Sheet Music and Tutorials

 

xylophone glockenspiel sheet music chart tutorial video

 

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