This violin music for What Child Is This? is in the key of E minor. Select the image below for a printable PDF of the melody. The What Child Is This? string play-along page has more versions of this carol, so you can play it with viola, cello, and bass. You can play along with wind, brass, and other instruments by visiting the lead sheet page for What Child Is This?, which has versions of the carol in seven different keys, in treble, bass, and alto clefs. You can also view and print the lyrics to What Child Is This?
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 violin.