I have the privilege of teaching my sweet niece long-distance piano lessons over FaceTime (oh, the joys of technology!!). Her favorite Christmas song is “The First Noel,” so for her *first-ever* performance with my studio, I arranged it just for her.
My biggest complaint with “beginner” piano arrangements of Christmas tunes is that they’re BORING!! Most of the time it’s just the melody, with (maybe) a few chords. Well, not on my watch. Just because a piece is simple doesn’t mean it has to be boring. I wrote this piece with this is mind – a gorgeous, simple introduction that reappears as an interlude and leads nicely into the simple, familiar melody.
Hope you enjoy, and merry, merry Christmas to all you musicians out there!
To view on MuseScore + listen to the midi recording…The First Noel by Hannah Acheson
View more free sheet music, downloadable resources, and worksheets over on the Teacher Resource page!