How to Play O Holy Night Guitar Tabs by Nate Savage and Chelsea Amber
In this lesson, Nate Savage and Chelsea Amber teach you how to play the classic Christmas song O Holy Night on guitar. They provide chords, sheet music for the melody including tabs and a finger-style guitar arrangement.
Hardly any other melody provides the peculiar atmosphere that comes with Christmas Eve. This popular Christmas carol is based on the French poem by Placide Cappeau and was set to music by Adolphe Adam.
Away in a Manger
This song has been played at almost every Christmas since it was premiered on December 24th 1818 in the Roman Catholic Church of St. Nikola in Oberndorf bei Salzburg. It is a German Christmas carol with a melody by Franz Xaver Gruber and lyrics written by Joseph Mohr. It is considered to be the ultimate Christmas song, capturing that special feeling of peace and joy that we all feel at this time of year.
This article features guitar chords and sheet music for the melodic part of this Christmas classic. The song is arranged in standard notation with guitar tabs for the beginner guitarist. In addition, we have included a C major play-along track for the intermediate player.
For the fingerstyle guitarist, this is a great arrangement that you can use for practice or performances. The fingerings and notes are shown on the right side of the page. The chords are written above the melody line and you can click on each one to learn different ways of playing it.
Deck the Halls
Suitable for early intermediates, this book provides fingerstyle guitar arrangements of these Christmas classics in standard notation and tab. Each arrangement contains a melody and chords for solo playing or as an accompaniment. There are also performance notes and tips on advanced techniques for the acoustic guitar player. This book is highly recommended.
The melody for Deck the Halls is derived from the Welsh song Nos Galan that dates back to the sixteenth century and was originally a New Year’s Eve carol. It was later translated to English and published as a Christmas carol.
This album was released in 1968 as part of a special series of holiday albums by guitarist John Fahey. The songs are acoustic guitar solos and range from the traditional to the contemporary. This is one of the most popular Christmas albums that has been recorded by Fahey. The music is easy to play and arranged in a normal classical guitar style.
It’s one of the most popular Christmas songs, played in churches around the world and sung in 300 languages and dialects. Its lullaby-like melody and simple message of peace have touched people of all faiths and beliefs. But how did it come to be?
On December 24, 1818, in the hamlet of Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria, Franz Xaver Gruber (not to be confused with Die Hard villain Hans Gruber) and Joseph Mohr performed Silent Night for the very first time.
Mohr had written the words to this carol as a poem, and Gruber composed the beautiful music for it that evening.
Grab your guitar and a copy of the sheet music for this song, then follow along in our free video tutorial! You’ll learn how to play the melody with fingerstyle guitar chords and a harmony arrangement that can be played in either key. The chords are labeled in each tab to help you find the right frets for your fingers.
What Child is This
What Child is This is a Christmas carol that was written about the first sighting of the newborn Jesus Christ by the shepherds. This is a common Christian motif and this song implements it perfectly musically.
The music is gentle and melodious, just like the lyrics. It is a great song to play on Christmas Eve. It will help you remember what this special time of the year is all about.
This Christmas classic is a must-have on every guitarist’s list! It has a very beautiful melody and is perfect for playing on the guitar. It’s also easy to learn, so you can practice it all year round.