Overview of this sheet music:
- "Jolly Old Saint Nicholas"
- Level 5: advanced level (See other levels of this song)
- Ragtime style arrangement
- 3 pages of music
- Cover sheet
- Key (for this arrangement): C major
- Fingerings: None
- Instrumentation: For piano solo
- Complete audio sample: Always free to listen to on our website. (No vocal recording)
- Downloading file: PDF
- Arranger & music editor: Mizue Murakami
- Publisher: Galaxy Music Notes
- Product code: GMNS00203
About "Jolly Old Saint Nicholas":
"Jolly Old Saint Nicholas" is a Christmas song. It's based on a poem by Emily Huntington Miller. Later, Benjamin Hanby came up with a lyrics for the song. The music was composed by John Piersol McCaskey. Its poem, lyrics & music were all created during the 1860s.
Tips for playing Level 5 Ragtime style "Jolly Old Saint Nicholas":
This Level 5 (advanced level) "Jolly Old Saint Nicholas" is arranged in a unique Ragtime style. The arrangement has an additional composed section (section B) after the traditional melody ends (section A). In ragtime style, the 8th notes are usually played straight as regular 8th notes. However, in this arrangement, you can add the swing rhythm to it to make it more bouncy. You can refer to the free complete audio sample on the top of this page to find out how the rhythm should be played. It's a lively, fun, and happy song to play. Enjoy!
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