There are two popular versions of the Christmas song Away in a Manger. In the United States, the most popular melody to the carol was written by James R. Murray. In England and the rest of the world, the most popular version was composed by William J. Kirkpatrick. This play-along page for band instruments features arrangements of both carols for woodwind and brass instruments, each of which is in the key of concert C and can be played along with the string arrangements of Away in a Manger.
If the range or key of the sheet music for your instrument doesn’t suit you, visit the lead sheet page for Away in a Manger for more arrangements in seven different keys. That page also features a brief history of both of the composers.
Select a link below for the arrangement of Away in a Manger for your instrument, or choose an image at the bottom of the page for more Christmas songs for each individual instrument. See the transposition page for explanations and charts to help you determine the appropriate key for each instrument.
New! - Play this song along with piano! Piano accompaniment parts for Away in a Manger are now available to accompany all instruments and singers, in free, printable PDF format.
Sheet music links:
Away in a Manger for Flute
Away in a Manger for Clarinet
Away in a Manger for Oboe
Away in a Manger for Bassoon
Away in a Manger for Alto Saxophone
Away in a Manger for Tenor Saxophone
Away in a Manger for Trumpet
Away in a Manger for Trombone
Away in a Manger for French horn
Away in a Manger for Tuba