How to Play We Wish You A Merry Christmas – Easy Piano Tutorial

In this easy piano tutorial, you will learn how to play We Wish You A Merry Christmas. The first video is geared towards absolute beginners. It is very simple and we take a look at the melody of the song only. You will learn how to play the melody with the right hand. If you’re looking for a more advanced We Wish You A Merry Christmas piano tutorial, this one is not for you. It’s very basic. I start by playing the entire song, then we take a look at it part by part.

In the second video tutorial, you learn how to play the melody as well as a very simple left hand part. Then in video three, you learn how to play chords as well as the melody of the song.

Here’s video 1.

We Wish You A Merry Christmas Easy Piano Tutorial For Beginners – Notes

Here are the notes for the song, We Wish You A Merry Christmas to be played with the right hand.

C F F G F E D D
D G G A G F E C
C A A Bb A G F D
C C D G E F

C F F F E
E F E D C
G A G F C C
C C D G E F

Easy Piano Tutorial – Notes with Lyrics

C F F G F E D D
We wish you a Merry Christmas;
D G G A G F E C
We wish you a Merry Christmas;
C A A Bb A G F D
We wish you a Merry Christmas
C C D G E F
And a Happy New Year.

C F F F E
Good tidings we bring
E F E D C
To you and your kin;
G A G F C C
Good tidings for Christmas
C C D G E F
And a Happy New Year.

C F F G F E D D
Now bring us some figgy pudding
D G G A G F E C
Now bring us some figgy pudding
C A A Bb A G F D
Now bring us some figgy pudding
C C D G E F
And a cup of good cheer

C F F G F E D D
We wish you a Merry Christmas;
D G G A G F E C
We wish you a Merry Christmas;
C A A Bb A G F D
We wish you a Merry Christmas
C C D G E F
And a Happy New Year.

How To Play We Wish You A Merry Christmas – Easy Piano Tutorial – Video 2

Here’s video 2 where you learn how to play the melody of We Wish You A Merry Christmas as well as a simple left hand part.

Left Hand Notes

Play these notes with your left hand. Be sure to watch the video first so you know when to play them.

F B♭ G C A D B♭ C F
F C D C F F B♭ C F

Chords and Melody – Video 3

In this video tutorial, you will learn how to play chords and melody for We Wish You A Merry Christmas.

The chords for the song are F major, B flat major, G minor, C major, A minor, and D minor.

Learn more about piano chords here.

The chord progression is as follows: 

F B♭ Gm C Am Dm B♭ C F
F C Dm C F F B♭ C F

The notes of the F major chord are F-A-C. The notes of the B flat major chord are B♭-D-F. The notes of G minor are G-B♭-D. The notes of C major are C-E-G. The notes of A minor are A-C-E. The notes of D minor are D-F-A. Watch the video to see how you can invert some of these chords.

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