This viola music for The First Noel is in the key of G. Select the image below for a printable PDF of the melody. The First Noel string play-along page has more versions of this carol, so you can play it with violin, cello, and bass. Play along with wind and brass instruments - visit the lead sheet page for The First Noel, which has versions in seven different keys, in treble, bass, and alto clefs. You can also view and print the lyrics to The First Noel.
See the transposition page for explanations and charts to help you determine the appropriate key to play in when performing with instruments that are not in concert key. More Christmas songs for viola.