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Harry in Winter

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While I haven’t seen many of the Harry Potter films — the music is fantastic. Harry in Winter is so thematical, that it resonates with me, even though I haven’t seen the Goblet of Fire. Written by composer Patrick Doyle, Harry in Winter is a glorious melody that (I’m convinced) will be recognized as a modern classic at some point.

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Gear used

For this piece, I used my Cordoba GK Studio guitar. It’s a very clear and easy playing guitar. You can find a current list of my gear here.

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How to play Harry in Winter | fingerstyle guitar

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The guitar tab for this arrangement is beautifully written across 4 pages. While intended for intermediate guitar players, beginners can definitely give it a shot due to the easy chord shapes throughout. Enjoy, the guitar tab is available below:

This piece is played straight through, and there’s some subtle and clever chord changes to link each part:

Intro 2x

Verse

Chorus

Bridge (Intro refrain)

Outro

Harry in Winter | fingerstyle guitar

You play this in standard tuning with a capo on the 2nd fret. Or, you can play it in any fretboard position you’d like.

Written by:

Matthew's dad, Jennifer's husband, bass player - New Invisible Joy, YouTuber, short-film composer, creator of modern content for guitar.