Besides being a beautiful Christmas hymn, I Heard The Bells on Christmas Day is also a great exercise for working on finger dexterity while shifting chords.
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Some Christmas carols are best described as lullabies. “El Noi de la Mare,” or “The Child of the Mother,” is one such traditional Catalonian Christmas song.
This chord melody version of Hark! The Herald Angels Sing might be slightly challenging for most beginners, but not completely beyond your capabilities.
Most of this song involves simple patterns that are repeated during each verse. There is some very interesting and intricate fingerstyle guitar playing.
This single-guitar arrangement of Van Morrison’s “Crazy Love” explores using arpeggios and open string chord voicings to create a fitting accompaniment to this wonderful song.
Here is an easy fingerstyle arrangement of Joni Mitchell’s “The Circle Game,” done in open G tuning. As always, we’ll walk you through it step by step.
This single-guitar arrangement of America’s “Ventura Highway” focuses on strumming but also adds little fills to give it a similar style to the original recording.
Here’s a single guitar arrangement of Green Day’s “Wake Me Up When September Ends,” from their album American Idiot, that is both simple to play and manages to keep the flavor of the original recording.