Merry Christmas Songs – Instrumental Xmas Music is typically filled with joy and sparkle, and it may include public domain classic songs. This instrumental music features many magical orchestral instruments. The music can provide a great upbeat atmosphere for the holidays. Not to mention the sleigh bells. Christmas songs are a thing, whether you love them, despise them, or simply accept them as an unavoidable fact of life, and as December 25 approaches, they become increasingly inescapable. There are many keepers from the heyday of the Christmas record as an art form, which lasted from the 1940s to the 1970s. However, even the most cynical later generations of pop have produced a lot of gold.