Overview of this sheet music:
- "What Child is This"
- Level 2: very easy level (See other levels of this song)
- 2 pages of music
- Hand positions & brief tutorial page
- Additional lyrics page
- Cover sheet
- Fingerings: on all the notes
- Key (for this arrangement): A minor
- Instrumentation: For piano solo
- Complete audio sample: always free on our website. (No vocal recording)
- Downloading file: PDF
- Arranger & music editor: Mizue Murakami
- Publisher: Galaxy Music Notes
- Product code: GMNS00562
About "What Child is This":
"What Child is This" is a Christmas carol which lyrics were written in 1865 by an English writer, William Chatterton Dix based on the melody from an English folk song, "Greensleeves." Even though both "What Child is This" and "Greensleeves" were written in Britain, they are more popular in The United States.
Tips for playing Level 2 "What Child is This":
On this page, we are offering Level 2 arrangement (very easy) of "What Child is This." You can stay in one hand-position for the entire song except for the last measure. After you download it, please locate the starting hand-position and the hand-position in the last measure on the tutorial page. There are 3 black keys that you need to play in this arrangement. When you see a sharp sign (#), please go to the nearby black key. Those black keys are also pictured on the tutorial page as well. You'll be playing the melody notes and the harmonic notes at the same time. Therefore, it requires a lot more coordination with right and left hands and different fingers than Level 1 "What Child is This." If this arrangement is too challenging for you, please try Level 1 "What Child is This," which plays only melody notes. This Level 2 "What Child is This" is written for piano solo. However, you or someone else can sing along. The separate lyrics page is included in the PDF file.
Download, Print (or see it on your tablet) & Practice!
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