God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen – Piano Tutorial, Notes, Keys, Sheet Music

How to Play God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen.

Christmas Carol, UK

“God rest you merry, Gentlemen” is a traditional Christmas carol from England. The composer is unknown, yet we know that it was published in 1833 and was well kown at the time.

The carol is mentioned in Charles Dickens‘ famous novel “A Christmas Carol” (1843); Ebenezer Scrooge heard it being sung outside the door of his office on Christmas Eve.

On this page you can find Notes, Chords, a Printable PDF for free Download, and a piano tutorial video.

How to play God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen on the Piano – Easy Piano Tutorial Video

Sheet music with chords in B minor

To save this free music sheet of “God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen” to your computer, right click (or tap and hold, on mobile devices) and choose “Save Image As…”.

God Rest you merry Gentlemen Free Christmas Music Score Download (in Bm)

Sheet music with chords in D minor

To save this free music sheet of “God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen” to your computer, right click (or tap and hold, on mobile devices) and choose “Save Image As…”.

God Rest you merry Gentlemen - Christmas Music Score (in Dm)

Free Printable PDF with Music sheet and Lyrics

To download a ready-to-print PDF of this song for music activities with a music sheet, lyrics and a drawing for kids to paint, click or tap on the following link.

“God rest you merry, Gentlemen” free PDF download – Singing Bell

Teaching ideas

Listen to the 2nd movement (Allegro molto moderato) of the “Carol Symphony” by Victor Hely-Hutchinson. This movement is based on the melody of the song “God rest, you Merry Gentlemen”.

Try to recognize which group of instruments (whether it is strings or winds) plays the melody every time.

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