Here you'll find a list of Christmas Carols Mp3 files to download, for players of all levels for viola and piano and other combinations. Also other compositions often played during Christmas. If you landed here by accident and don't need viola music, go to this other page where you can find Christmas Carols Mp3 files for other instruments.
All of the following Christmas carols Mp3 come with with sheet music and MIDI files downloads.
They are available also on your iPhone and iPod, so choose your favourite Christmas carols Mp3 files for viola and enjoy them!
The following Christmas carols Mp3 files are compressed
(zipped or .zip format) files and quite big. Follow the instructions to download, then to unzip them, here you can download Winzip for free.
Even if you are a beginner you can play lovely music during Christmas! Find here some of the most famous melodies transcribed for solo viola, that are appropriate for Cristmas, like Pachelbel's Canon and Bach's Jesu, Joy. Listen to them to know how they sound, play along to learn them more easily. For yourself or for your students, if you are a teacher.
Jingle Bells, Jesus Joy of Man's desiring, Joy to the World, The Coventry Carol, Deck the Halls, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, O Christmas Tree, What Child Is This, The First Nowell, Carol of the Bells, O Come All Ye Faithful, Silent Night
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Hark The Herald Angels Sing, O Holy Night, Angels We Have Heard on High, Carol of the Birds, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Good King Wenceslas, I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, It Came Upon the Midnight Clear, O Come O Come Immanuel, Pat a Pan, Sussex Carol, We Gather Together to Ask the Lord's Blessing, Away in a Manger
O Little Town of Bethlehem, Angels from the Realms of Glory, Go Tell It on the Mountain, I Saw Three Ships, O Come Little Children, Once in Royal David's City, The Friendly Beasts, The Holly and the Ivy, The Huron Carol, The Snow Lay on the Ground, The Three Kings of Orient Are, The twelve days of Christmas, Wexford Carol
In addition to the above Christmas carols Mp3 files, here is some other titles of compositions appropriate for Christmas time.
"Christmas Oratorio", BWV 248 Part I for choir & orchestra;
"Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage!" ("For the Christmas day"); full score and single parts
Download Bach "Christmas Oratorio" Mp3 files
Bach's music is so beautiful that it can be played on any instrument. Enjoy the following transcription for viola! Here is another piece that you can play on Christmas time.
Jesus, Joy of Man's Desiring, choral from Cantata BWV 147; transcription for viola and piano. A wonderful and very well known piece!
"Christmas Concerto", Concerto Grosso Op.6 No.8 for strings and harpsichord; full score and single parts
Silent Night transcription for viola and piano;
Canon & Gigue in D for viola and piano;
Even if you are a beginner you can play lovely music during Christmas! Find here some of the most famous melodies transcribed for solo viola, that are appropriate for Cristmas, like Pachelbel's Canon and Bach's Jesu, Joy. Listen to them to know how they sound,play along to learn them more easily. For yourself or for your students, if you are a teacher.
W. A. Mozart: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, F. Schubert: Ave Maria,Traditional: Amazing Grace, J. Pachelbel: Canon in D, J. Brahms: Lullaby, N. Paganini: Moto Perpetuo, L. van Beethoven: Ode to Joy,J. S. Bach: Jesus Joy of Man's Desiring, S. Joplin: The Entertainer, E. Grieg: Morning Mood day;
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Music is always the perfect gift, donate it to all your friends. You can use these works also as great gifts. You are spoilt for choice, here are some music gift ideas for a musician. A nice present would be a subscription to a downloadable sheet music website, related to the viola and not only, also good for any other instrument, printed sheet music, or here you can find a list of viola books, music-minus-one CDs (to play solo accompanied by a real orchestra) or find here many more music gift ideas for a musician.
"As the greatest expert and judge of harmony,
he liked best to play the viola,
with appropriate loudness and softness"
C.P.E. Bach about his father J.S. Bach