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Joy to the World for the clarinet

Joy to the World is one of the most popular Christmas carols ever written. It It may have been adapted from a melody by the great baroque composer George Frideric Handle and it is often attributed to him. However, the melody was probably composed by the American musician and educator Lowell Mason. The lyrics were written by the English hymn writer Isaac Watts who lived from 1674 to 1748. This arrangement of Joy to the World is written with beginner clarinetists in mind, and is in the lower register of the instrument.

The chords for Joy to the World are written in concert key above the melody line, allowing you to play the song with piano, guitar, or any instrument in concert key. For more free Christmas sheet music, visit www.ChristmasMusicSongs.com.

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Play along with a recording of the accompaniment to Joy to the World.

Play along with a recording of Joy to the World that includes the clarinet, at SkyLeap Music.

The Christmas Clarinet Duet Book, by Kyle CoughlinGet the Christmas Clarinet Duet Book, arranged by Kyle Coughlin. The book features 55 different arrangements of 25 popular Christmas carols, arranged specifically for the clarinet. The book begins with easy songs, written entirely in the lower register, and progresses to harder pieces that span into the upper register. The book includes arrangements of Deck the Hall, Jingle Bells, Silent Night, Joy to the World, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, and many more. Visit SkyLeap Music for a complete list of the duets. It is available in both print and PDF versions.

More free Christmas songs for clarinet:

Jingle Bells
Jolly Old St. Nicholas
Deck the Halls
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Joy to the World
O Come, All Ye Faithful