There are three different arrangements of Patapan for flute on this page. The band play-along version is in the key of C, to play along with other winds and brass. There is also an easier arrangement of Patapan for solo flute, in the key of D, and a more soloistic higher version of Patapan in the key of G. Select the image below for a printable PDF of the melody. The Patapan Band Play-Along page has more versions of this song, so you can play it with other woodwind and brass instruments. Visit the Patapan sheet music page which features the carol in seven different keys. On that page you can find an instrumental range or key that is easier for you, as well as print an arrangement that allows you to play along with other instruments like strings or recorder.
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. Play many more Christmas songs for flute.
Play duets of 25 Christmas carols with the Christmas Flute Duet Book.
Printable PDF of Patapan for solo flute.