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15 easy Christmas Songs to Play on Piano

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Looking for easy Christmas songs on piano? You’ve come to the right place!

There are a lot of Christmas songs out there and it’s not always clear which ones to choose. You have to make a choice according to your tastes and your skill level on piano.

In this article, we reveal our top 15 easy Christmas songs on piano.

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1 – Joy to the World – Georg Friedrich Haendel

Joy to the World is a very popular Christmas song in the United States, originally written by the poet Isaac Watts in 1719. It was not until 1839 that the poem was transformed into music by Lowell Mason.

Today Joy to the World is the most popular Christmas song in the United States.

The piano version of this song is very easy to play and is perfect for beginners.

If you want access the piano sheet music or the midi file of the song Joy to the World, please feel free to download it here.

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2 – The First Noel – Traditional

It is in 18th century England that the song The First Noel was born. It was presented to the public when it was published in a collection of songs entitled Christmas Carols Ancient and Modern, edited by William B. Sandys in 1823.

From the moment of its publication, it was a great success in England and remains today one of the most popular Christmas anthems in the United Kingdom.

This easy Christmas song on piano will satisfy even the most beginner among you. If you are looking for other easy songs, you can read our tutorial about how to play Twinkle Twinkle Little Star on piano.

If you want access the piano sheet music or the midi file of the song The First Noel, please feel free to download it here.

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3 – Silent Night, Holy Night – Franz Xaver Gruber

Silent Night is one of the most popular Christmas songs in the world. It was first sung in Germany on Christmas Eve 1818 and is now part of UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Silent Night is one of the easiest Christmas songs to play on piano.

If you are interested in this song, you will certainly like our tutorial to learn Silent Night on the piano.

If you want access the piano sheet music or the midi file of the song Silent Night, Holy Night, please feel free to download it here.

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4 – Let it Snow – Jule Styne

Let it Snow is one of the most recent Christmas songs in this ranking, as it dates only from 1945. Written by Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne, it became a popular hit as soon as it was released and climbed to the top of the American charts.

In spite of its lyrics, which at no time mention Christmas but rather words of love, the music was very quickly associated with Christmas.

Let it Snow is also an easy Christmas song to play on piano. You can learn it in just a few days.

If you want access the piano sheet music or the midi file of the song Let it Snow, please feel free to download it here.

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5 – All I Want for Christmas is You – Mariah Carey

Taken from singer Mariah Carey’s album Merry Christmas released in 1994, All I Want for Christmas is one of the most popular Christmas songs in the United States.

The song is about a Christmas without presents, focused on the love for those close to you.

Music critics are applauding Mariah Carey’s performance of this song, particularly appreciating the contemporary spirit and fresh approach to Christmas carols. Indeed, this title is greatly influenced by the piano pop songs that Mariah Carey is usually attached to.

If you are particularly interested in this song, you might like our tutorial article about All I Want for Christmas piano notes.

If you want access the piano sheet music or the midi file of the song All I Want for Christmas is you, please feel free to download it here.

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6 – The Twelve Days of Christmas – Frederic Austin

The Twelve Days of Christmas is a song inspired by an older melody of French origin.

At the beginning of the 20th century, the artist Frederic Austin took it up in a more modern version and made it a worldwide hit.

The song tells the story of the 12 gifts that a person receives from his or her lover during the 12 days before Christmas.

It’s an easy Christmas song to play on piano. Beginners as well as advanced players will be able to learn it with the greatest ease.

If you want access the piano sheet music or the midi file of the song The Twelve Days of Christmas, please feel free to download it here.

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7 – We Wish You a Merry Christmas – Arthur Warrell

We Wish You a Merry Christmas is an English song composed in the 16th century by the musician Arthur Warrell.

The song celebrates Christmas and the arrival of the New Year.

It’s an essential Christmas song to be played on piano.

If you are interested in this song, we have written an article dedicated to learn the piano notes of We Wish You a Merry Christmas easily.

If you want access the piano sheet music or the midi file of the song We Wish You a Merry Christmas, please feel free to download it here.

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8 – Deck the Halls – Thomas Oliphant

Deck the Halls is a traditional Christmas song whose original melody is attributed to the Welsh harpist John Parry.

It’s a little less known today than the other Christmas songs in this ranking, but it’s very pretty and easy to play on piano.

If you like this song, you will certainly appreciate our tutorial showing you how to learn the notes of Deck the Halls on the piano.

If you want access the piano sheet music or the midi file of the song Deck the Halls, please feel free to download it here.

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9 – Carol of the Bells – Mykola Leontovych

Carol of the Bells is a very popular Christmas song, composed by the Ukrainian musician Myloka Leontovych in 1914.

The song is inspired by a popular Ukrainian carol called Shchedryck.

Although today it’s associated with the Christmas spirit, it has been taken up and adapted in several musical genres: rock, country, pop, jazz songs and even classical music.

Like most titles in this chart, this Christmas song is easy to play on piano. If you are a beginner, you can learn it.

If you are interested in this song, you will certainly like our article explaining how to play the notes of Carol of the Bells on the piano.

If you want access the piano sheet music or the midi file of the song Carol of the Bells, please feel free to download it here.

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10 – Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – Judy Garland

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas is a popular Christmas music first sung by the famous actress and singer Judy Garland in 1944.

Although it’s the first version of this song, the most famous version today is the one by Frank Sinatra.

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas is slightly more difficult to play on piano than the other Christmas songs in this chart, but is still quite accessible to beginners.

If you are interested in this song, you might like our article about learning the notes of Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas on the piano.

If you want access the piano sheet music or the midi file of the song Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, please feel free to download it here.

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11 – Jingle Bells – James Pierpont

Jingle Bells is an American Christmas carol, composed by the musician James Lord Pierpont in 1857.

It was first recorded in 1889 in the publishing house founded by Thomas Edison himself, Edison records.

James Lord Pierpont composed this song on the occasion of Thanksgiving. Later, it became one of the world’s best-known and most performed Christmas songs on piano.

Jingle Bells is today as well known in the Christmas world as Für Elise is in the world of classical piano music.

If you want to learn Jingle Bells easily on the piano, we have made a general tutorial for learning piano songs with letters or an exclusive tutorial on how to easily learn to play Jingle Bells on the piano.

If you want access the piano sheet music or the midi file of the song Jingle Bells, please feel free to download it here.

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12 – We Three Kings – John Henry Hopkins Jr

It’s in 1857 that the composer John Henry Hopkins Jr. created We Three Kings.

Also known as Three Kings of Orient or The Quest of the Magi, the musician composed this song for a Christmas show in New York.

Despite the many versions it has been performed in, it’s the original version that remains the best known today.

We Three Kings is an easy Christmas song for piano. We advise you to learn it even if you are a beginner. It will always make its little effect at Christmas time!

If you want access the piano sheet music or the midi file of the song We Three Kings, please feel free to download it here.

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13 – Il est né le divin enfant – Traditional

Il est né le divin enfant is a French Catholic song commemorating the nativity of Christ, first released in 1874.

Inspired by an older hunting tune, the title is today one of the most famous Christmas songs in the world.

If you want access the piano sheet music or the midi file of the song Il est né le divin enfant, please feel free to download it here.

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14 – Christmas Lights – Coldplay

Christmas Lights is the most recent song in this ranking. It was written by the famous English band Coldplay in 2010.

Christmas Lights has been critically acclaimed.

It’s one of those recent Christmas piano songs that give a fresh look to the Christmas atmosphere.

It’s not particularly easy to play piano. If you are a beginner, we therefore advise you to start with other songs in this classification.

If you want access the piano sheet music or the midi file of the song Christmas Lights, please feel free to download it here.

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15 – O Christmas Tree – Ernst Anschütz

O Christmas Tree, of its real title O Tannenbaum, is a Christmas song of German origin, published in 1824 by Ernst Anschütz.

Originally, it was inspired by music and hymns that are not at all related to Christmas. But it has been taken up again to adapt to the Christmas spirit.

O Christmas Tree is a Christmas song that is easy to play on piano. With a little rehearsal, you should learn it in just a few days.

If you want access the piano sheet music or the midi file of the song O Christmas Tree, please feel free to download it here.

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