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The Music Theory Song: The most educational Christmas carol ever

Posted at 4:25 PM on December 11, 2013 by Jay Gabler (0 Comments)
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Last year, composer and educator David Rakowski took it upon himself to create a new version of the holiday classic The Christmas Song, inserting lyrics that precisely describe what's happening in Mel Tormé's famous melody. Hear Rakowski's version below, and download the sheet music here when you're ready to lead a singalong.

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