We Wish You a Merry Christmas Chords for Guitar Beginners

We Wish You a Merry Christmas chords that are easier for beginning guitar players are what this page is about...  I realized that the piano arrangements, with their frequent and unusual chord changes, weren't working for them.



Your beginner guitar students can actually use BABY chords G and C in this piece, and still make the song sound decent.  Those little chords will help them change chords so much faster!

We Wish You a Merry Christmas chords for guitar

We Wish You a Merry Christmas guitar tabs

Download We Wish You a Merry Christmas chords for guitar beginner players

In the second-to-last measure (the penultimate measure) there is a very quick change from C, to D7, to G.  I like to tell my younger students to play the "little C" (which is index finger alone), then keep that index finger down for the D7 (young guitarists have a tendency to lift their fingers in-between each chord and start over even when some of the same fingers can be left in place), then SLIDE down from D7 into the little G chord.  We can build up some speed that way!

Below is a very beautifully-played rendition of a classical guitar style arrangement of this Christmas carol.  The artist, from 2009, is Sungha Jung, and the arrangement is by Ulli Boegershausen. 




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