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Bruce Emery

Fingerstyle Guitar:
Plain and Fancy

2005; ISBN 0-9665029-7-3
95 pages - $16.50

Table of Contents

Sample Pages

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These are fingerstyle chord-melody arrangements of 18 traditional carols at 3 different playing levels in guitar-friendly keys such as C, G, Am and A.

LEVEL 1 arrangements are the most straightforward, just the melodies and their associated chords, and can even be played with a pick.  LEVEL 2 arrangements build on the Level 1 arrangements, with the same basic structure but with fancier, more interesting chords and arpeggios. The LEVEL 3 arrangements are the most challenging, with the addition of harmony lines and basslines, and yet fancier chords. 

You can assemble your own version by selecting just the parts you like from the more complex versions and copying them in to the simpler versions.  Merry Christmas!

Table of Contents

Angels We Have Heard on High
Auld Lang Syne
Deck the Halls
The First Noel
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Good King Wenceslas
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear
Joy to the World

O Christmas Tree
O Come All Ye Faithful
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Silent Night
Twelve Days of Christmas
Wassail Song
We Three Kings
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
What Child Is This?

Sample Pages

Click images to see Level 1,2 and 3 of "Angels We Have Heard on High"

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