The Twelve Days of Christmas Easy Piano Sheet Music is an English carol. It describes the gifts given on each of the twelve days. This begins on Christmas Day and will last until the Feast of the Epiphany or January 6. These twelve days of Christmas are also known historically as Christmastide or twelvetide.
Over the centuries different churches and sects have celebrated these twelve days in varying ways. Some groups offer small gifts on each day throughout and other groups only exchange gifts on Christmas Day or on the twelfth day.
The origins of this carol is unknown but it is though to have evolved out of a memories and forfeits game published in England around 1780. This game requires a leader who chants a verse and then each other player adds a verse to that one. Each subsequent player has to try and remember all of the recent contrived verses until he or she makes a mistake. Then they must pay with a kiss or a sweet of some kind.
At any rate, knowing the origins of the Twelve Days of Christmas helps you to understand why there are so many short verses within the song.
The Twelve Days of Christmas for piano was written here as an easy and shortened version. You may repeat the measure located between the two repeats signs as many times as needed.
Some of the interpretations of where the exact words come from in the Bible are: