Overview of this digital piano sheet music:
- "Up on the Housetop"
- Composer: Benjamin Hanby
- Level 5: advanced level (See other levels of this song)
- Ragtime style arrangement
- 2 pages of music
- Separate lyrics page
- 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 and music editor: Mizue Murakami
- Publisher: Galaxy Music Notes
- Product code: GMNS00534
About "Up on the Housetop":
"Up on the Housetop" is an upbeat Christmas song that has been very popular in the United States. It was written by an American composer, Benjamin Hanby in 1864. It is the 2nd oldest secular Christmas song after "Jingle Bells." And it focuses on Santa Claus. The song has been recorded by many singers. To learn more about "Up on the Housetop," please visit our page, "About Up on the Housetop."
Tips for playing the ragtime style "Up on the Housetop" at Level 5:
On this page, we are offering Level 5 (advanced) "Up on the Housetop" in very unique ragtime style. There are a lot of extended octave chords with the right hand and a lot of jumping up and down (between higher notes and lower notes) with the left hand. The fingering numbers are not provided for this level of "Up on the Housetop." It is a challenging and fun arrangement. There are more staccato notes than non-staccato notes in this arrangement. Please make the staccato notes light and crispy to create the ragtime style.
Download, Print (or see it on your tablet), and Practice!
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