Scarborough Fair Sheet Music
Easy Music Download for Piano

Scarborough Fair sheet music for beginner piano students and lead sheet players, very easy music downloads!

A lead sheet with lettered notes

Scarborough Fair with note names

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Have your students study the fingering in the piece above; it works very well.

A Middle C arrangement

This easy music download should be doable in the first year of lessons for most students:

Scarborough Fair sheet music

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Please visit my additional pages if you are interested in easy tabs for guitar, and a version with the Scarborough Fair lyrics for voice.

Teachers, you may use the chord symbols above each line of melody to create a chord accompaniment for this easy piano sheet music.  With this folk song, even plain open chords are pretty.

Folk tunes may have different melodies, and lyrics

Like all folk tunes, there are many variants in this song's words and even in the melody.  Here are all the most common Scarborough Fair lyrics, in the lead sheets below:

Scarborough Fair lyrics in lead sheets for treble instruments and voice

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For a pianist, this pretty song makes good basic piano chords practice.  

The melody requires some shifting or lifting of the hand, but it doesn't take long to master, and then you can direct students' attention to inventing a pattern for the chords.  

Check out my free lead sheets page for ideas on making chords work for you.  It is true that 3/4 timing is frequently a challenge for young students, and even more so when they are pianists, adding chords and trying to keep the coordination of their hands going.

The melody in the bass clef

Here is a lead sheet for bass instruments, in two keys:

Free lead sheet Scarborough Fair for bass instruments

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And viola clef

Viola sheet music for Scarborough Fair

Have fun with this simple folk sheet music for piano and other instruments!


The link for the Middle C piano arrangement:


Download Scarborough Fair sheet music for beginner piano


The links to the lead sheets:


Download lead sheet in Dm with alphanotes


Download Scarborough Fair lead sheet in Am, high


Download lead sheet in Am, low


Download free lead sheet in Bm


Download Scarborough Fair in Cm


Download free lead sheet in Dm


Download Scarborough Fair lead sheet in Em


Download Scarborough Fair lead sheet in Fm


Download free lead sheet in Gm


The links to the bass clef lead sheets:


Download lead sheet for bass instruments in Am


Download lead sheet for bass in Dm


The lead sheets for viola:


Download viola lead sheet in Am


Download viola lead sheet in Dm



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Dana Thynes

Hi, I'm Dana!  (Say that like "Anna".)  I'm the owner of Music-for-Music-Teachers.com, and a newer site, SingTheBibleStory.com.

Like some of you, I've been playing the piano since early childhood, and have added a few other instruments along the way, plus an interest in arranging and composing music.

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