There are two versions of The Holly and the Ivy for clarinet on this page: A slightly easier solo arrangement of The Holly and the Ivy for clarinet in the key of G (concert F), and a version to play along with other band instruments in the key of D (concert C). Select an image below for a printable PDF of the melody. The Holly and the Ivy 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 Holly and the Ivy 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.
See the transposition page for explanations and charts to help you determine the appropriate key for each instrument. More Christmas songs for clarinet. You can also practice all of your Christmas music with a sleigh bell metronome!
The Holly and the Ivy for clarinet, band play-along version: