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November 12, 2011
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Christmas Royalty Free Music: We Wish You a Merry Christmas — Seven Versions Available

The Christmas classic “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” is a holiday tradition.

From caroling to shopping trips, odds are you’ll hear this song many times during the upcoming season in a variety of contexts. And yet somehow, we never seem to tire of it. This song exudes Christmas cheer, and is perfect for getting everyone into the holiday spirit. If you’re looking for Christmas stock music, there are several versions of “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” you should consider!

“We Wish You a Merry Christmas” was written in England sometime in the 1500s, and is based on the old English tradition of giving Christmas season carolers fig puddings. The authorship of the song has been lost to time, but it remains one of the most well-known of the Christmas canon. If you need some great Christmas royalty free music, this song is still one of the all-time classics, and Premium Beat has six different versions to choose from! Our versions of the tune include a classical symphonic rendition, as well as several updated takes including reggae, rock, lounge, classical guitar, and several jazz interpretations. Whatever your project, we’re sure to have a version that suits you perfectly!

Here are our 7 Royalty Free versions of We Wish You a Merry Christmas:

We Wish You A Merry Christmas (Rock)

By: Styve Bolduc

BPM 170: Christmas rocks! Energetic and gutsy version of this classic Holiday music. Powerful and triumphant.

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We Wish You A Merry Christmas (Jazz/Classic)

By: Nicolas Major

BPM 170: Jazzy Version of this nice Christmas Carol. (Orchestral/BigBand orchestration) Full band version with strings, glokenspiel, harp, jazz guitar, Bass, trombone & French Horn, Saxophones, flutes, Chimes and sleigh Bells. Magical, lively, upbeat and festive.

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We Wish You A Merry Christmas (Classical Guitar)

By: Nicolas Major

BPM 100: Classical Guitar version of this traditional English carol. With string accompaniment and Vibraphone for the second melody section. Smooth, gentle and relaxing.

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We Wish You A Merry Christmas (Reggae)

By: North Pole Studio

BPM 85: Very light and smooth version of this traditional English Carol. Happy, mellow, warm.

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We Wish You A Merry Christmas (Cocktail Lounge)

By: Haim Mazar

BPM 130: Cocktail lounge version of this Christmas classic. Very warm and soothing jazzy mood. Soft, elegant ambient music.

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We Wish You A Merry Christmas (Symphonic)

By: Chris Haigh

BPM 140: Traditional, elegant, Symphonic version starting at 120bpm then moving into a 2nd more upbeat/Lively Jolly section at 140bpm with sleigh Bells. Warm, Happy, Upbeat, feel good.

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We Wish You A Merry Christmas (Jazz)

By: Yanis S. Sousa

BPM 249: A traditional English carol in which the carolers ask for a reward for singing. Fast paced jazzy interpretation with: sousaphone, banjo, trumpet, trombone, drums. Vivacious and playful.

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