Solo Guitar Arrangements

I love arranging solo guitar music! These arrangements range from late beginner to advanced. Most arrangements are written in both standard and TAB notation. Scroll down or click here for holiday music.

Solo Guitar Arrangements

Amazing Grace

Easy guitar solo in chord-melody style.

Free video demo and lesson.

Ancient Mother

Theme and variations based on a beautiful Navajo chant. Intermediate fingerstyle.

Aura Lee

An easy fingerstyle arrangement that can be adapted to pick playing if you play full chords in the second half instead of the partial chords that are written.

Free video demo and lesson.

Brahms Lullaby

For the early intermediate fingerstyle guitarist.

Can't Help Falling in Love

A simple chord/melody fingerstyle arrangement for the early intermediate player.

Crazy

Captures the timeless Patsy Cline feel with a few jazzed up chords for extra harmonic color. For the advancing guitarist.


Don't Know Why

Written by Jesse Harris and made famous by Norah Jones. For the advancing guitarist.

Every Night When the Sun Goes In

A traditional Appalachian melody played with a gentle swing feel. Intermediate fingerstyle guitar.

 

Greensleeves/What Child Is This

Early intermediate fingerstyle guitar.

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Happy Birthday

Free arrangement.

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House of the Rising Sun

Free easy solo guitar arrangement.

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Hyfrydol

This Welsh hymn is often known as Blue Boat Hymn to Unitarian Universalists. For the advancing fingerstyle guitarist.

I Walk the Line

Easy pick style guitar. Late beginner or early intermediate.

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Isn't It Romantic?

Often performed as a ballad, this arrangement is more upbeat and swinging. For the advanced guitarist.

Kumbaya

This arrangement is written for the guitarist who is just getting into fingerstyle playing, although you can also adapt it to pick playing.

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Listen Before I Go

A haunting Billie Eilish song set for fingerstyle guitar. Early intermediate guitar.

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Little Minka

This arrangement of a popular Beethoven piano piece is for the late beginner/early intermediate fingerstyle or classical guitarist.

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Loch Lomond

A Scottish classic for intermediate fingerstyle guitarists.

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Lonesome Valley

Free easy solo guitar arrangement.

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Love You Madly

A delightful, swinging Duke Ellington song. For the advanced guitarist.

Molly Malone
An Irish classic. For the intermediate fingerstyle guitarist.

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Mona Lisa

A fingerstyle chord/melody arrangement inspired by Nat King Cole. For the advancing guitarist.

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Ode to Joy

Three versions. For the late beginner/early intermediate fingerstyle player.

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Oh, Freedom

A powerful African-American spiritual. Late intermediate to early advanced.

Over the Rainbow

A fingerstyle chord/melody arrangement that includes some easy moveable jazz chords. Intermediate guitar.

Free video demo with mini chord lesson.

The Parting Glass

A fingerstyle arrangement of a beautiful Scottish parting song that is popular in Scotland and Ireland. For the intermediate fingerstyle guitarist.

Sakura Sakura

Free easy solo guitar arrangement.

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Shady Grove

This standard Bluegrass tune can be played either with a pick or fingerstyle. Late beginner or early intermediate guitar.

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Skye Boat Song

Also known as the theme song from "Outlander." An easy chord-melody style arrangement.

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Skylark

A fingerstyle chord/melody arrangement for the more advanced player.

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

An easy fingerstyle guitar solo in call and response style.

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Wonderful Tonight

Gives this Eric Clapton song the acoustic treatment. For the advancing guitarist.

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You Took Advantage of Me

This arrangement takes its inspiration from a duo recording of Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass. For the advanced guitarist.

Christmas and Holiday

Away in a Manger

Two arrangements in one for easy fingerstyle guitar.

Free video demo and lesson.

Bring a Torch, Jeanette Isabella

This charming French carol can be played with a pick or fingerstyle. Easy guitar.

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Deck the Halls

An easy chord-melody style arrangement that only requires you to know the C and chords.

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Good King Wenceslas

This bouncy holiday classic is for easy fingerstyle guitar. Late beginner or early intermediate.

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Jingle Bells

This easy solo guitar arrangement can be played with a pick or fingerstyle.

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O Christmas Tree

This Christmas classic can be played fingerstyle or with a pick. Late beginner or early intermediate.

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O Come, O Come Emmanuel

A hauntingly beautiful melody arranged for fingerstyle guitar. Intermediate guitar.

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O Little Town of Bethlehem

For easy fingerstyle guitar.

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Silent Night

An easy chord-melody style arrangement that only requires you to know the C, G, and G7 chords.

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We Three Kings (of Orient Are)

An easy fingerstyle arrangement that includes chord/melody style as well as harmonized melody over held bass notes.

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