- Sheet music and tab downloads are located below.
A beginner violinist may need to practice going from a 3rd finger on the D string to a low 2nd finger on the A string because that happens many times in this song and a lot of beginners have trouble making enough space between the 3 and low 2. Usually, the low 2 will not reach back toward the scroll enough
Practice Exercise Suggestions
To improve your intonation on Himig Ng Pasko, play the following exercise and listen carefully to see if your pitch matches the playalong. C Major 1 Octave
Also practice your favorite scale with a hooked bowing so that you are ready for the hooks that come in the B section of the song. This means to do two or more notes in a row with the same bow direction. There should be a little space between the notes so you can clearly hear the separate notes.
Sing Along Option
We've added an extra Vocals track for you to record yourself singing Himig Ng Pasko. Use our recording options to make a vocals track and then use the create mixdown option to create an audio file you can play in any audio player.
Himig Ng Pasko Information
Ang kanta’ng “Himig ng Pasko” ay isinulat ni Serapio Ramos noong unang bahagi ng 1973 para sa album na "Pasko sa Pilipinas" (Christmas in the Philippines) para sa Mabuhay Singers. Ang kanta ay kinamamayaang pinasikat ng uso’ng grupo ng mang-aawit "The Ministrels" noong 1976. Paglipas ng panahon, humigit-kumulang 1980’s, ang "APO Hiking Society" isang pop male trio ang muling bumuhay ng nasabing kanta sa mga millennials. Nagkaroon ng ilang mga bersyon ng kanta na binigyang-kahulugan ayon sa estilo ng ibat-ibang musikero sa mga sumusunod na taon. Ang isang bagay na nananatiling matibay gayunpaman, ang kanta’ng ito ay nagpapanukala ng tunay na kahulugan ng Pasko sa bawat Pilipino-na kung saan ay upang ipagdiriwang ang kapanganakan ni Jesus kasama ang pamilya, mga kaibigan, at mga kapitbahay.
Himig ng Pasko was composed by Serapio Ramos in the early 1973 for an album "Pasko sa Pilipinas" (Christmas in the Philippines) for the Mabuhay Singers. The song was later popularized by the hip singing group "The Ministrels" in 1976. Forward, around 1981, "APO Hiking Society" a pop male trio reintroduced the song to the millennials. There has been several versions of the song interpreted according to the musician's style in the following years. One thing remains consistent, the song projects the true meaning of Christmas among Filipinos which is to celebrate the birth of Jesus with family, friends, and neighbors.