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Waltzing Matilda – Fingerstyle Guitar Lesson and TAB








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This is the full fingerstyle guitar lesson for Waltzing Matilda.

Waltzing Matilda was written way back in 1895 and is referred to as Australia’s unofficial national anthem. It’s a fun and upbeat song and just so happens to work great for fingerstyle guitar.

Let’s start learning how to play Waltzing Matilda!

Learn To Play Waltzing Matilda


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Waltzing Matilda (Performance)

As you learn to play this fingerstyle arrangement of Waltzing Matilda, be sure to frequently return to the performance as a good reference point and guide.

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Waltzing Matilda Guitar Lesson Part One

This arrangement really is a great deal of fun to play, the first half of the song (taught in this lesson) is relatively straightforward and perfect for the intermediate player. Things get a little trickier in part two!

Waltzing Matilda Guitar Lesson Part Two

For the ending of the arrangement we up the tempo and go into double time. I hope you’re up for learning it as it’s such a blast to play!

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