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legal christmas musicIf you didn’t notice yet, it’s December and Christmas is just around the corner.

Yup, it’s about time to get into the right mood for the Holidays. So drop the shopping bags, sit back, relax, and listen to some good seasonal music. Maybe this will also calm you down on the hectic commute.

If you don’t have anything available, here are 10 pages that provide free and legal online Christmas music downloads.

1. Feels Like Christmas

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The first page provides free online Christmas music downloads, primarily from independent artists. For 2009, five new musicians have been listed, including The Snoflowerz and Silvia Fleming.

Songs are filed into the categories “Contemporary Vocal” and “Traditional Vocal“, with a total of 10 and 11 songs, respectively. To download an mp3, go to the respective category, right-click on the Download button and select “Save Link As…” from the pie menu.

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2. New Christmas Music

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At New Christmas Music you will find new (contemporary) Christmas songs, traditional Christmas carols, Christmas plays and Christmas CDs.

Songs are available in up to three different formats: mp3, wma, and midi. To download, proceed as described previously.

3. Christmas MPfree

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This page contains mp3’s, midis and scores. You can browse songs by the categories traditional vocal or instrumental, contemporary vocal or instrumental, and midi. Recently added files are featured on the start page.

You can listen to the songs through Winamp by clicking the respective button. To download, proceed as described before.

4. A Garritan Community Christmas

internet christmas music Each year, the Garritan Community compiles a Christmas album.

At the point of writing this article, volume 6 for 2009 was not yet released.

However, volumes 1 through 5 from previous years are available for download. Each album contains up to 21 songs. A free cover and CD label design are provided for printing.

Songs of the current volume can be previewed through the web music player.

5. 10 + 100 Creative Commons Christmas Songs

internet christmas music In 2005 Uwe Hermann first posted a list of 10 + 100 Creative Commons Christmas Songs.

He’s been updating the list regularly since then and it meanwhile contains over 250 songs.

The list links both to the artist website and to the download page. Follow the song title link to obtain the mp3. Some links point directly to the file, others to a compilation, and some links may even be outdated.

6. Christmas Gifts

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Christmas Gifts features 11 songs courtesy of Kevin McLeod. They are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0.

You can download the files by using the right-click / save as method, described above.

The site also provides a free Christmas Carols E-Book in PDF format, which contains the lyrics for dozens of songs. There is a link for sheet music and a midi file included with each song in the top right of the respective page.

7. A-M Classical

listen to christmas music on the webA-M Classical shares a small selection of songs that were released under a Creative Commons Attribution license.

Right-click and select “Save Link As…” to download.

8. mfiles

listen to christmas music on the webmfiles provides free mp3 downloads of Christmas Carols. Currently, there are 19 songs to choose from.

The music is available in midi and mp3, and you can print the sheet music. As with most sites in this list, download is available through right-click and “Save Link As…”.

9. Christmas Corner

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The site provides Christmas Carols in midi format and the matching lyrics to print and/or download.

To download the midis, right-click on the “Listen” links and select “Save Link As…” from the pie menu.


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The final page in this list features free Christmas sounds, among midis and regular songs.

Sounds include bells, falling snow, a drum loop, and Santa complaining about the chimney.

To download, follow the respective audio file to its separate page and click the download button (green arrow onto hard drive).

That’s it!

If you would like to listen to Christmas Music Online, check out my recent post Top 8 Sites To Listen To Free Christmas Music Online Top 8 Sites To Listen To Free Christmas Music Online Read More .

Does Christmas music relax you?  If so, what’s your favourites?

Image credits: erwinbacik

  1. Jason
    December 12, 2009 at 4:28 am

    Thanks for all those christmas music sites. I also found this recently, which definitely puts the cool back in yule...
    Jazz Christmas

    • shylynn
      November 18, 2015 at 7:29 pm

      hi my name shylynn flowers and thanks for all those christmas music site and i love christmas

  2. Gappy
    December 11, 2009 at 7:11 am

    Great top10 sites of christmas music. Dont forget you can listen all christmas tunes and songs online for free on online radio stations like here for example:

  3. Jeff
    December 6, 2009 at 7:37 am

    This is a great list of sites. The newest Garritan can now be downloaded - it must have gone up very shortly after this was posted.

    If you're interested, I have a blog called Free Christmas Music where I review and post links to my favourite freely downloadable Christmas music that I come across. You can check it out here:

    Merry Christmas!

    • Tina
      December 6, 2009 at 1:21 pm

      Thanks for sharing, Jeff!

  4. Binoy xavier joy
    December 5, 2009 at 10:05 pm

    Thanks for sharing guys!

  5. Rahul - Web Guru
    December 5, 2009 at 12:22 pm

    Cool list of sites to download free music. Thanks a ton for the share mate.

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