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There are two versions of I Saw Three Ships for alto saxophone on this page: A slightly easier solo arrangement of I Saw Three Ships for alto saxophone in the key of C (concert E flat), and a version to play along with other band instruments in the key of A (concert C). Select an image below for a printable PDF of the melody. The I Saw Three Ships band play-along page has more versions of this song, so you can play it with other woodwind and brass instruments. The string arrangement of the carol is also in the key of C, so you can play it with violin, viola, cello, and bass. Visit the I Saw Three Ships lead sheet page which features the carol in seven different keys. On that page you can find an instrumental range or key that is more suitable for you, or print an arrangement that allows you to play along with other instruments.
New! - Play this song along with piano! I Saw Three Ships piano accompaniment parts are now available to accompany all instruments and singers, in free, printable PDF format.
See the transposition page for explanations and charts to help you determine the appropriate key for each instrument. More Christmas songs for alto saxophone.
Play 25 Christmas carols written specifically for two saxophones in the same key with the Christmas Saxophone Duet Book.
I Saw Three Ships for alto saxophone, band play-along version:
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Table of Contents for the Christmas Song Lead Sheets:
Angels We Have Heard on High
Auld Lang Syne
Away In a Manger
Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella
Deck the Hall
Ding Dong! Merrily on High
The First Noel
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Good Christian Men, Rejoice
Good King Wenceslas
Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
Here We Come A-Wassailing
The Holly and the Ivy
I Saw Three Ships
In Dulci Jubilo
In the Bleak Midwinter
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
Jingle Bells (short easy version)
Jingle Bells (full version)
Jolly Old St. Nicholas
Joy to the World
O Christmas Tree
O Come All Ye Faithful
O Come, O Come Emmanuel
O Holy Night
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Quelle Est Cette Odeur Agréable
The Twelve Days of Christmas
Up on the Housetop
We Three Kings
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
What Child Is This?
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