Harry Potter | Hedwig’s Theme – How to Play on the Glockenspiel / Xylophone

How to Play Harry Potter - Hedwig's Theme on the Glockenspiel/Xylophone.

By John Williams

“Hedwig’s Theme” is a musical theme composed by John Williams for the film Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

On this page you can find a glockenspiel tutorial video, sheet music with a glockenspiel chart that will help you find the notes on the musical instrument and a printable PDF for free download.

Glockenspiel / Xylophone Tutorial Video


 

Harry Potter – Hedwig’s Theme Glockenspiel / Xylophone Sheet Music and Note Chart

The melody of Harry Potter – Hedwig’s Theme is moderately difficult and it consists of 14 notes (8 natural notes and 6 accidentals), as you can see on the chart following the notes of the song.

Actually, the “Hedwig’s Theme”, as you may find out when you listen to the original composition, consists of three themes and a music bridge. But the first two are the ones we can sing and remember, thus we talk about them in this tutorial video and music sheet.

So, the first two staves of the score are part A of the piece, and the other two staves are  part. We suggest starting studying the first one first and then the second one, which starts at 0:35 in the video.

Watch the video a couple of times and study each part at your own pace until you get the hang of it. Remember to use both mallets as much as you can – not only the one that is more convenient for you (e.g. the right one if you’re right-handed) as this an important basic technique.

To save this free glockenspiel sheet music of “Harry Potter – Hedwig’s Theme” to your computer, right click (or tap and hold, on mobile devices) and choose “Save Image As…”. Alternatively, you can download the PDF file below.

Harry Potter Hedwig's Theme free xylophone glockenspiel sheet music notes chart pdf


 

Free Printable PDF with Glockenspiel / Xylophone Music Sheet with Note Chart and Lyrics

To download a printable PDF file with sheet music for glockenspiel of this song, click on the button above or on the following link.

Harry Potter | Hedwig’s Theme | Free PDF with Glockenspiel Sheet Music

 

 

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