Christmas Medley: The Best Instrumental Music to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

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Looking for some great instrumental Christmas music to get you into the holiday spirit? Look no further than our Christmas Medley! This festive mix of some of the best-loved Christmas tunes is sure to get you feeling merry and bright.

Christmas Music for Relaxation

It’s that time of year again! The holidays are just around the corner and we all know what that means… Christmas music! Whether you love it or hate it, there’s no escaping it. But why does Christmas music have to be so… loud? Here’s a playlist of instrumental Christmas music that is sure to get you in the holiday spirit without causing a headache.

“Silent Night” by Kenny G

Kenny G is world-renowned for his smooth, soulful sound and his ability to create beautiful instrumental music. “Silent Night” is one of his most popular holiday songs, and it’s easy to see why. The song starts with a simple, calming melody that gradually builds in intensity, culminating in a powerful and emotional climax. The final minutes of the song are particularly stunning, with Kenny G’s saxophone playing echoing through the night sky. It’s the perfect Christmas song for relaxation and reflection.

“Ave Maria” by Josh Groban

“Ave Maria” is a beautiful Christmas song written by Franz Schubert. The lyrics are based on the traditional Catholic prayer of the same name. Josh Groban’s rendition of this classic Christmas song is sure to get you in the holiday spirit!

“O Holy Night” by Celine Dion

“O Holy Night” is a beautiful Christmas ballad that was originally written in French by Placide Cappeau. The lyrics were later translated into English by John Sullivan Dwight. The song has been covered by many artists over the years, but none more beautifully than by Celine Dion.

Dion’s version of “O Holy Night” was released in 1998 as part of her holiday album, “These Are Special Times.” The album went on to become one of the best-selling holiday albums of all time, and it helped cement Dion’s status as one of the greatest vocalists of our time.

“O Holy Night” is a perfect example of Dion’s amazing vocal range and power. She hits all the right notes, effortlessly gliding from one note to the next. Her voice is full of emotion and passion, conveying the true meaning of the lyrics. If you’re looking for a Christmas song that will get you in the holiday spirit, look no further than Celine Dion’s “O Holy Night.”

Christmas Music for Fun

Christmas music is a must have during the holidays! It gets you in the holiday spirit and helps you to relax. One of the best things about Christmas music is that it can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Christmas music is also great for setting the mood at holiday parties or gatherings.

“All I Want for Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey

One of the most popular Christmas songs of all time, “All I Want for Christmas Is You” was originally released by American singer Mariah Carey in 1994. The song has since been covered by numerous artists, but Carey’s version remains the most popular, with her recording topping the Billboard Hot 100 chart three times. “All I Want for Christmas Is You” has also become one of the best-selling singles of all time, with sales of over 16 million copies worldwide.

“Santa Claus Is Coming to Town” by Bruce Springsteen

This 1984 holiday classic by Bruce Springsteen is sure to put you in the holiday spirit! The upbeat tempo and catchy lyrics make it a perfect song to get you excited for Christmas.

“Last Christmas” by Wham!

The memorable opening lines of “Last Christmas” set the scene for a heart-warming tale of holiday romance. The 1984 single by British pop duo Wham! has become a holiday classic, and its success helped propel George Michael to superstardom.

Despite its relatively recent release, “Last Christmas” has all the hallmarks of a timeless Christmas song. The lyrics tell a simple but relatable story, and the melody is both catchy and easy to sing along to. Michael’s vocals are sincere and emotive, perfectly conveying the feelings of love and loss at the center of the song.

It’s no wonder that “Last Christmas” has become such a beloved holiday staple. It’s a beautiful reminder that even when our hearts are broken, we can find hope and healing in the love of others.

Christmas Music for Reflection

The Christmas season is a time for family, friends, and reflection. What better way to get into the holiday spirit than with some beautiful Christmas music? This playlist is perfect for when you need to take a break from all the hustle and bustle and just reflect on the meaning of Christmas.

“O Come, O Come Emmanuel” by David Archuleta

This haunting rendition of “O Come, O Come Emmanuel” by David Archuleta is sure to get you in the holiday spirit. The track is from his album, “Christmas Classics,” which contains both traditional and modern holiday songs.

“Do You Hear What I Hear?” by Carrie Underwood

This haunting ballad has become a modern holiday classic, and Carrie Underwood gives it the perfect wintry treatment. With its simple, yet elegant melody and lyrics that reflect on the true meaning of Christmas, “Do You Hear What I Hear?” is a beautiful song to reflect on the hope and joy of the season.

“Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” by Pentatonix

“Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” is a popular Christmas carol that was originally written in 1739 by Charles Wesley. The tune was adapted in 1855 by English composer William H. Cummings and has been sung by generations of Christians ever since. This beautiful rendition by Pentatonix will surely get you in the holiday spirit!

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