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Silent Night

I really love this understated arrangement of Silent Night. Everything is in the right place. Guitar doesn’t have to be complicated to be beautiful. In fact, I would argue that simplicity in music is virtuous, and we should all be striving to play less notes.

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How to play Silent Night | beginner fingerstyle guitar

Silent Night is very easy to play. Although you can strum the chords with your thumb, I would encourage you to try the arpeggiated fingerstyle technique that I use. Here’s how to do it.

The guitar tab for Silent Night is beautifully written across 2 pages. The arrangement is great for beginner guitar players and up.

Enjoy, the guitar tab is available below:

In accordance with the guitar tab, my order of play looks like this:

Intro, Verse 2x, End.

**Beginner Fingerstyle Guitar: Silent Night

Silent Night is played in standard tuning.