Free Holiday Music


MakeMusic had its holiday party last Saturday, and part of the fun was sharing music. Co-workers performed as a brass quintet, a choir, and sat in with an awesome band (which has two MakeMusic employees as regular members).

Free Finale Holiday Music Collection for 2016 - Brass

To encourage you to share music with your friends and loved ones this holiday season, we’re continuing our tradition of sharing free holiday music each holiday season. New this year is a handbell piece, “Maria Durch ein Dornwald Ging (Mary Walks Amid the Thorn),” and four medium to easy flexible band arrangements you can adapt to your needs:

  • Auld Lang Syne
  • Angels We Have Heard on High
  • Deck the Hall
  • The First Noel

These files are bundled together with updated version of holiday titles we’ve provided in the past, including:

  • Lead sheets with melody, lyrics, and chord changes
  • Piano pieces from pre-readers to advanced
  • Classical guitar arrangements
  • A caroling collection
  • Instrumental duets, trios, and solos with accompaniment
  • Vocal pieces for SATB and accompaniment
  • Easy Holiday Ukulele Songbook
  • One piece each for beginner band, jazz band, and string orchestra
  • At least one quartet each for strings, barbershop, woodwind, and brass
  • Our “Tannenbaum!” graphic notation piece

Download this year’s collection here.

These files are saved as Finale (.musx) files that can be opened directly by Finale version 25 and 2014. If you don’t own either feel free to check the music out in the Finale free trial.

Happy holidays!

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