The Twelve Days of Christmas

A traditional Christmas carol, arranged for a classical chamber ensemble, led by interchanging oboe, clarinet, and flute solos, solemn and inviting in mood, well-suited for visual scenarios imbued with the festive spirit of the Christmas season and the Winter holidays.

For more choice in the same music genre or application, please, see these public collections:

Christmas Music

ALL PUBLIC COLLECTIONS by Kranto studijos

Acknowledgments of the public domain and/or creative commons licenses: music and lyrics by an unknown author (18 c.).

THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS

On the first day of Christmas, / my true love sent to me / A partridge in a pear tree.

On the second day of Christmas, / my true love sent to me / Two turtle doves, / And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the third day of Christmas, / my true love sent to me / Three French hens, / Two turtle doves, / And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the fourth day of Christmas, / my true love sent to me / Four calling birds, / Three French hens, / Two turtle doves, / And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the fifth day of Christmas, / my true love sent to me / Five golden rings, / Four calling birds, / Three French hens, / Two turtle doves, / And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the sixth day of Christmas, / my true love sent to me / Six geese a-laying, / Five golden rings, / Four calling birds, / Three French hens, / Two turtle doves, / And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the seventh day of Christmas, / my true love sent to me / Seven swans a-swimming, / Six geese a-laying, / Five golden rings, / Four calling birds, / Three French hens, / Two turtle doves, / And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the eighth day of Christmas, / my true love sent to me / Eight maids a-milking, / Seven swans a-swimming, / Six geese a-laying, / Five golden rings, / Four calling birds, / Three French hens, / Two turtle doves, / And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the ninth day of Christmas, / my true love sent to me / Nine ladies dancing, / Eight maids a-milking, / Seven swans a-swimming, / Six geese a-laying, / Five golden rings, / Four calling birds, / Three French hens, / Two turtle doves, / And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the tenth day of Christmas, / my true love sent to me / Ten lords a-leaping, / Nine ladies dancing, / Eight maids a-milking, / Seven swans a-swimming, / Six geese a-laying, / Five golden rings, / Four calling birds, / Three French hens, / Two turtle doves, / And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the eleventh day of Christmas, / my true love sent to me / Eleven pipers piping, / Ten lords a-leaping, / Nine ladies dancing, / Eight maids a-milking, / Seven swans a-swimming, / Six geese a-laying, / Five golden rings, / Four calling birds, / Three French hens, / Two turtle doves, / And a partridge in a pear tree.

On the twelfth day of Christmas, / my true love sent to me / Twelve drummers drumming, / Eleven pipers piping, / Ten lords a-leaping, / Nine ladies dancing, / Eight maids a-milking, / Seven swans a-swimming, / Six geese a-laying, / Five golden rings, / Four calling birds, / Three French hens, / Two turtle doves, / And a partridge in a pear tree!

by
by
by
by
by
by