Sur Le Pont D’Avignon – How to Play on Glockenspiel / Xylophone

Pont d’Avignon is a famous medieval bridge in the French town of Avignon.

This old song, known from the 15th century, talks about a dance on it. In fact, the dance took place under the bridge and not on the bridge (“Sous le Pont d’Avignon”, not “Sur”).

 

Glockenspiel / Xylophone Tutorial Video

Sur le Pont d'Avignon on the Glockenspiel / Xylophone | Easy Tutorial

 

Sur Le Pont D’Avignon Glockenspiel / Xylophone Sheet Music and Note Chart

The melody of Sur Le Pont D’Avignon is rather easy to play on the Xylophone/ Glockenspiel. Here we present the song at f major key. It consists of 6 natural notes and one accidental (B♭), as you can see on the chart following the notes of the song.

Try to practice every 4 meters, following the phrases of the song. 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 “Sur Le Pont D’Avignon” 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.

Sur le pont d'Avignon free xylophone glockenspiel sheet music letters color 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.

Sur Le Pont D’Avignon | Free PDF with Glockenspiel Sheet Music

 

Click on the button to watch a sing-along video and download a instrumental mp3 of this song for free.

 

Click on the button to watch a karaoke video and download a PDF file with lyrics to this song for free.

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