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This cello music for Ding Dong! Merrily on High is in the key of C. Select the image below for a printable PDF of the melody. The Ding Dong! Merrily on High string play-along page has more versions of this carol, so you can play it with violin, viola, and bass. The band version of Ding Dong! Merrily on High is also in the key of C, so you can play along with winds and brass instruments. If you are looking for a different key or instrumental range, the lead sheet page for Ding Dong! Merrily on High has versions in seven different keys, in treble, bass, and alto clefs. You can also view and print the lyrics to Ding Dong! Merrily on High.
This arrangement of Ding Dong! Merrily on High has a time signature of 4/4. If you would like to play it at a faster tempo, you can think of it as being in cut time (2/2 time signature). Playing it with the half note equal to one beat will make it easier to perform the carol at a quicker tempo.
See the transposition page for explanations and charts to help you determine the appropriate key to play in when performing with instruments that are not in concert key. More Christmas songs for cello.
New! - Play this song along with piano! Ding Dong! Merrily on High piano accompaniment parts are now available to accompany all instruments and singers, in free, printable PDF format.
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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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