Hark the Herald Angels Sing

Animated Hark the Herald Angels Sing tab by Anon / Traditional on guitar. So easy you'll be playing in minutes.

Tis the festive season, so here's a Christmas tune that many will know and love. Like other popular Christmas tunes and carols, it is beginner-friendly. The more familiar you are with a melody, the quicker you can learn to play it. That's because you are much more likely to hear if it's right or wrong when practicing.

Notice that the start of the tune requires you to fret across 2 strings with your 2nd finger. You don't have to push down with your finger on both frets. Just have it in place, and push down when it's time to play the note. As you do that, move the tip of your finger a little, so it no longer holds the previous note. You can remove it completely from the string, or leave it on (with no pressure) which will mute it. This is tricky at first, but will come with practice. It involves subtle control - applying pressure with your finger on 2 strings at the same time.

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