10 Free Christmas Music Download Sites (Legal!)

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.

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

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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

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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 Some links point directly to the file, others to a compilation, and some links may even be outdated.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

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A-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

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mfiles 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.

10. Free-Loops.com

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Free-Loops features free Christmas sounds, among midis and regular songs.

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

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  3. Hi there,

    I run a legal music download site and just before Christmas produced a top ten chart of the best Christmas songs!

    http://officialmp3s.com/display/charts/xmas/

    I wish I’d found this resource before publishing that list now as the links have songs on there I’d not thought of, oh well, never mind there’s always next year!

    Thanks

  4. Good blog post. I definitely appreciate this site. Thanks!


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