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There are two popular versions of the Christmas carol Away in a Manger. Select an image below for a free printable PDF of the melody to Away in a Manger for tuba that is popular in the United States and written by the composer James R. Murray. Or, select a free printable PDF of the English version of Away in a Manger for tuba, by William J. Kirkpatrick. It is best known in Great Britain and the rest of the world. Both of the arrangements are in the key of C. Visit the Away in a Manger band play-along page for arrangements of the carol for other woodwinds and brass. The string music to Away in a Manger is also in C, so you can play it with violin, viola, cello, and bass.
If you are looking for another key or range for your instrument, visit the Away in a Manger lead sheet page, which features each version of the carol in seven different keys. That pages also gives a brief bio of both of the composers.
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 tuba.
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. There is also a play-along YouTube video of the carol included below, for the version by Murray.
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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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