This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.


From: cbenson@cs.strath.ac.uk (Calum F Benson CS90)


Here is my very own arrangement of WHITE CHRISTMAS.

It's supposed to be played with a rather laid back, jazzy feel (hence all
the triplets!) and it's not especially difficult to play - I'm by no
means a fabulous guitarist!


Arranged by Calum Benson 1992


WHITE CHRISTMAS 



SECTION `A'
============

          |- 3 -|                                            |- 3 -|
|---------------------------------|-1---------------2---3-----------|
|-5---------------6---5-------4-5-|-1---------------2---3-----------|
|-4-------------4-----------------|-2-------------2-3---4-----------|
|-5---------5---------------------|-3-----------3---4---5------5--4-|
|-3---------------4---------------|-------------------------5-------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . .   ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . .


|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------0---1---3---1-------0---|-------------------------1---3---|
|-----2-----------1-------------2-|-0-----------------------2-------|
|-3-------------------------------|-2-------------------3-----------|
|---------------------------------|-3-------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------3---------------|
  ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . .   ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . .

SECTION `B'
===========  

|-0-------0-------0---5-------3---|--------------------3--------1---|
|-0---------------2---------------|-1-----------1---1---------------|
|-0---------------0---------------|-2---------------1---------------|
|-2-------------------------------|-3---------------0---------------|
|-3-----------2---1---------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . .   ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . .   

          |- 3 -|                           |- 3 -| |- 3 -|
|-0---------------1---0-----------|--------------------3----------5-|
|-0---------------2-------3---1---|-3---------------5-----5-----4---|
|-0---------------2---------------|-2-------------2-4---------4-----|
|-2-----------0-2-----------------|-3----------3----5-------3-------|
|-3---------------0---------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . .   ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . .


SECTION `C'
===========
                                            |- 3 -|  (*)
|-0-------0-----------5-----------|-8----8--------------------------|
|-1---------------5-------------8-|------------10-------------------|
|-0---------------6---------------|--------------10-5-------5---7---|
|-2---------------5---------------|-7-------------------------------|
|-3-----------2-------------------|---------------------------------|
|-----------------6---------------|-----------------4---------------|

  ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . .   ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . .


SECTION `D'
===========

                                                    |- 3 -||- 3 -|
|-0-------0-------5---------------|---------------------------------|
|-0---------------6---------------|-1-------------------------3--4--|
|-0---------------5---5---5---7---|-0-------------------------------|
|-2---------------------------5---|-2---------------------3---------|
|-3-----------2---0---------------|-3-------------------------------|
|-------------------------4-------|-----------------3---------------|
  ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . .   ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . .


SECTION `E'
===========                        Rit.
                                                    |- 3 -| |- 3  -|
|-0-------0-------5---------------|---------------0-5--2--3---------|---{12H--|
|-0---------------6---------------|-1-----------1-----------6-5--3/4|---{12H--|
|-0---------------5---5---5---7---|-2---------2---------------------|---{12H--|
|-2---------------------------5---|-3-------3-----------------------|---------|
|-3-----------2---0---------------|---------------------------------|---------|
|-------------------------4-------|---------------------------------|-8-------|
  ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . .   ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . . ^ . . .

Playing Order
=============

Verse     : A-B-A-C-D
Final Verse: A-B-A-C-E

Notes:
======

- Triplets are denoted by |- 3 -|. The first note of each triplet is
  positioned directly under the first `|', and the last note under
  the last `|'.

- Arpeggios are denoted by {

- Pause is denoted by (*)


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