111 Best Beginner Classical Guitar Songs

111 Best Beginner Classical Guitar Songs

Learning classical guitar songs is one of the best and easiest ways to quickly go from sounding like an amateur guitarist to impressing yourself and others with your fingerstyle finesse and mastery of multiple fingerboard positions. Classical guitars are more affordable now than ever, and if you want to gain confidence on the guitar and prove to yourself that you can create beautiful music on six strings, I recommend picking a few of these beginner classical guitar songs and practicing them to perfection.

The skills required to master these tunes will transfer over to many other genres and playing styles and take your basic chords to a whole new level, so give these best beginner classical guitar songs a listen and get ready to start sounding like you know what you’re doing.

First, you’ll find a few videos to help you see the proper form, posture, and technique, followed by a long list of tabs and many songs including sheet music to get you started on your classical guitar learning adventure!

Top-Rated Classical Guitar Songs For Starters (With Tabs Attached):

  1. Night’s Sorrow – Becoming the Archetype – TabVideo
  2. Greensleeves – Anonymous – TabVideo
  3. Für All Ich Krön – Hans Voit – Tab Video
  4. Minuet In G Major – Johann Sebastian Bach – TabVideo
  5. Siciliana – Fernando Carulli – TabVideo
  6. God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen – Traditional Christmas Song – TabVideo
  7. Op. 211 No. 1 Small Piece – Ferdinando Carulli – Tab
  8. Op. 51 No. 4 Etude – Mauro Giuliani – Tab
  9. Op. 241 No. 3 – Ferdinando Carulli – Tab
  10. Op. 21 No. 2 Allegretto – Matteo Carcassi – Tab
  11. Op. 211 No. 4 Small Piece – Ferdinando Carulli – Tab
  12. O’Hanukkah – Traditional Jewish Song – Tab
  13. Op. 21 No. 7 Andantino mosso – Matteo Carcassi – Tab
  14. Charmante Gabrielle Op. 52 No. 3 – Napoleon Coste – Tab
  15. Le Papillon Op. 50 No 1 – Mauro Giuliani – Tab
  16. Op. 60 No. 17 Etude – Fernando Sor – Tab
  17. Op. 60 No. 13 Etude – Fernando Sor – Tab
  18. Op. 21 No. 6 Waltz – Matteo Carcassi – Tab
  19. Op. 241 No. 23 – Ferdinando Carulli – Tab
  20. Op. 60 No. 3 Etude – Fernando Sor – Tab
  21. Écossaise – Mauro Giuliani – Tab
  22. Op. 5 No. 1 Choix d’Airs – Matteo Carcassi – Tab
  23. Op. 241 No. 1 – Ferdinando Carulli – Tab
  24. Op. 60 No. 2 – Fernando Sor – Tab
  25. Op. 100 No. 1 Etude – Mauro Giuliani – Tab
  26. Op. 50 No. 7 Valse – Ferdinando Carulli – Tab
  27. Op. 60 No. 14 Etude – Fernando Sor – Tab
  28. Op. 21 No.1 Andantino – Matteo Carcassi – Tab
  29. Opus 60 No. 1 Study in C Major – Fernando Sor – Tab
  30. Op. 211 No. 3 – Ferdinando Carulli – Tab
  31. Opus 26 Etude No. 1 – Dionisio Aguado – Tab
  32. Ode to Joy (Solo) – Ludwig van Beethoven – Tab
  33. Op. 60 No. 18 – Fernando Sor – Tab
  34. Joy to the World – Lowell Mason – Tab
  35. The Water is Wide (solo) – Misc. Traditional – Tab
  36. The Twelve Days of Christmas – Traditional Christmas Song – Tab
  37. Ricercar – Franciscus Bossinensis – Tab
  38. Villancico de Navidad – Agustine Barrios – Tab
  39. La Campanella – Niccolò Paganini – Tab
  40. Op. 241 No. 11 – Ferdinando Carulli – Tab
  41. Op. 14 No. 17 Waltz – Matteo Carcassi – Tab
  42. Opus 35 No. 1 – Fernando Sor – Tab
  43. Lagrima – Francisco Tárrega – Tab
  44. Op. 60 No. 9 Etude – Fernando Sor – Tab
  45. Op. 211 No. 5 – Ferdinando Carulli – Tab
  46. In the Bleak Midwinter (solo) – Gustav Holst – Tab
  47. Chester – William Billings – Tab
  48. Adelita – Francisco Tárrega – Tab
  49. Etude in E minor – Francisco Tárrega – Tab
  50. Opus 10 No. 5 Etude – Dionisio Aguado – Tab
  51. Un Dia de Noviembre – Leo Brouwer – Tab
  52. Spanish Romance with Tremolo – Anonymous – Tab
  53. Opus 35 No. 22 in B Minor – Fernando Sor – Tab
  54. Gran Vals – Francisco Tárrega – Tab
  55. Variations in Tremolo, Opus 21 – Fernando Sor – Tab
  56. Waltz in E Minor – Ferdinando Carulli – Tab
  57. Op. 60 No. 5 Etude – Fernando Sor – Tab
  58. O Holy Night (solo) – Adolphe Adam – Tab
  59. Branle Englese – Emmanuel Adriaenssen – Tab
  60. Op. 5 No. 4 Choix d’ Airs – Matteo Carcassi – Tab
  61. 26 Studies No. 7 – Dionisio Aguado – Tab
  62. Für Elise – Ludwig van Beethoven – Tab
  63. Lullaby (solo) – Johannes Brahms – Tab
  64. Op. 14 No. 9 Waltz – Matteo Carcassi – Tab
  65. Op. 211 No. 2 Small Piece – Ferdinando Carulli – Tab
  66. Op. 60 No.19 Etude – Fernando Sor – Tab
  67. Good King Wenceslas – Misc. Traditional – Tab
  68. Op. 60 No. 10 Etude – Fernando Sor – Tab
  69. Op. 241 No. 2 – Ferdinando Carulli – Tab
  70. O Christmas Tree – Misc. Traditional – Tab
  71. Op. 241 No. 4 – Ferdinando Carulli – Tab
  72. Ejercicio – Jose Ferrer – Tab
  73. 120 Right Hand Studies – Mauro Giuliani – Tab
  74. Op. 51 No. 1 – Mauro Giuliani – Tab
  75. This Land is Your Land – Woody Guthrie – Tab
  76. Up on the Housetop – Benjamin Russell Hanby – Tab
  77. Holy, Holy, Holy – John Bacchus Dykes, Reginald Heber – Tab
  78. Op. 14 No. 18 Allegretto – Matteo Carcassi – Tab
  79. Op. 241 No. 5 – Ferdinando Carulli – Tab
  80. Op. 60 No. 8 – Fernando Sor – Tab
  81. La Cucaracha – Misc. Traditional – Tab
  82. Andante – Johann Kaspar Mertz – Tab
  83. Exercise on the 1st String – Johann Kaspar Mertz – Tab
  84. Ja Nuns Hons Pris – Richard the Lionheart – Tab
  85. Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (solo) – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Tab
  86. Jingle Bells – Traditional Christmas Song – Tab
  87. Jolly Old Saint Nicholas – Traditional Christmas Song – Tab
  88. Andantino – Joseph Kuffner – Tab
  89. Quant Je Suis Mis – Guillaume de Machaut – Tab
  90. Adagio (duo) – Johann Kaspar Mertz – Tab
  91. La Fanfare – Francesco Molino – Tab
  92. Op. 3 No. 10 Petite Piece – Matteo Carcassi – Tab
  93. Gallarda – Gaspar Sanz – Tab
  94. Lullaby with Tremolo – Franz Schubert – Tab
  95. Etude No. 1 – Fernando Sor – Tab
  96. Op. 51 No. 2 – Mauro Giuliani – Tab
  97. Recuerdos de la Alhambra – Francisco Tarrega – Tab
  98. Bourree (duo) – Johann Sebastian Bach – Tab
  99. A Mighty Fortress is Our God – Martin Luther – Tab
  100. Canary Dance – Joachim van den Hove – Tab
  101. Op. 44 No. 9 Etude – Fernando Sor – Tab
  102. Op. 14 No. 7 Sentence – Matteo Carcassi – Tab
  103. Op. 60 No. 11 Etude – Fernando Sor – Tab
  104. Op. 21 No. 12 Minuetto – Matteo Carcassi – Tab
  105. Op. 60 No. 4 Etude – Fernando Sor – Tab
  106. Home on the Range – Woody Guthrie – Tab
  107. Sicilienne – Matteo Carcassi – Tab
  108. Andante in G – Ferdinando Carulli – Tab
  109. El Fagot (The Bassoon) – Julian Arcas – Tab
  110. Tango No. 3 – Jose Ferrer – Tab
  111. El Noi de la Mare – Miguel Llobet – Tab

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