I Saw Three Ships (Come Sailing In) – Piano Tutorial, Notes, Keys, Sheet Music

How to Play I Saw Three Ships.

Carol, England (U.K.)

“I saw three ships (come sailing in)” is a traditional and popular Christmas carol from England.

The reference to three ships is thought to originate in the three ships that bore the purported relics of the Three Kings to Cologne Cathedral in the 12th century.

On this page you can find Notes, Chords, a Printable PDF with sheet music for free Download, guitar chords and tabs to help you play the song, as well as a piano tutorial video.

How to play I Saw Three Ships (Come Sailing In) on the Piano – Easy Piano Tutorial Video

I Saw Three Ships (Come Sailing in) on the Piano | Easy Christmas Piano Tutorial

Sheet music with chords in F

If you want to play the song on the piano, follow the sheet music for the right hand. Add the left hand by playing the two basic notes that correspond to the tonic and dominant chords. You can choose between F  or B major and play F – C or E – B respectively.

Watch the tutorial video above to see how to combine two hands.

To save this free music sheet of “I Saw Three Ships” to your computer, right click (or tap and hold, on mobile devices) and choose “Save Image As…”.

I saw three ships - Christmas Music Score (in F)

Sheet music with chords in E

To save this free music sheet of “I Saw Three Ships” to your computer, right click (or tap and hold, on mobile devices) and choose “Save Image As…”.

I saw three ships - Christmas Music Score (in E)

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.

“I saw three ships (come sailing in)” free PDF download – Singing Bell

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