Silent Night Acoustic Guitar Chords Easy for Beginners

This article is about Silent Night Acoustic Guitar Chords which are very easy for beginners. Before we start, remember that we will be learning Easy Silent Night Guitar Chords in D major scale, B flat major, A major and in original scale i.e G major. So don’t get confused and play the one you feel comfortable with.

Note: Original scale of the song is G major which is also given below. So let’s start silent night guitar lesson now. All the Best !!

Silent Night Acoustic Guitar Chords Easy for Beginners

Silent Night Guitar Easy Strumming Pattern

Silent Night Guitar Strumming Pattern

So the strumming pattern for Silent Night Holy Night is D-DU-DU. You can play whole song with this strumming only.


Silent Night Chords in D major Key

This version will cover guitar chords for silent night in key of d. Other versions including original one (G major) is also given below this version.

[VERSE 1]

(D) Silent night, (D) holy night!
(A7) All is calm, (D) all is bright
(G) Round yon Virgin, (D) Mother and Child
(G) Holy infant so (D) tender and mild
(A7) Sleep in heavenly (D) peace
(D) Sleep in (A7) heavenly (D) peace

[VERSE 2]

(D) Silent night, (D) holy night!
(A7) Shepherds quake at (D) the sight.
(G) Glories stream from (D) heaven afar
(G) Heavenly hosts sing (D) Hallelujah,
(A7) Christ the Savior is (D) born!
(D) Christ the (A7) Savior is (D) born

[VERSE 3]

(D) Silent night, (D) holy night!
(A7) Son of God (D) love’s pure light.
(G) Radiant beams from (D) Thy holy face
(G) With the dawn of (D) redeeming grace,
(A7) Jesus Lord, at Thy (D) birth
(D) Jesus (A7) Lord, at Thy (D) birth

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Silent Night Chords in G major Key (Original)

Silent night guitar chords for beginners are easy in this scale and also this is the original key of the song.

{VERSE 1}
[G] Silent night, [G] holy night!
[D] All is calm, [G] all is bright
[C] Round yon Virgin, [G] Mother and Child
[C] Holy infant so [G] tender and mild
[D] Sleep in heavenly [G] peace..
[G] Sleep in [D] heavenly [G] peace..

{VERSE 2}
[G] Silent night, [G] holy night!
[D] Shepherds quake at [G] the sight.
[C] Glories stream from [G] heaven afar
[C] Heavenly hosts sing [G] Hallelujah,
[D] Christ the Savior is [G] born!
[G] Christ the [D] Savior is [G] born

{VERSE 3}
[G] Silent night, [G] holy night!
[D] Son of God [G] love’s pure light.
[C] Radiant beams from [G] Thy holy face
[C] With the dawn of [G] redeeming grace,
[D] Jesus Lord, at Thy [G] birth
[G] Jesus [D] Lord, at Thy [G] birth

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Silent Night Acoustic Guitar Chords in A major Key

(VERSE 1)
{A} Silent night, {A} holy night!
{E} All is calm, {A} all is bright
{D} Round yon Virgin, {A} Mother and Child
{D} Holy infant so {A} tender and mild
{E} Sleep in heavenly {A} peace
{A} Sleep in {E} heavenly {A} peace

(VERSE 2)
{A} Silent night, {A} holy night!
{E} Shepherds quake at {A} the sight.
{D} Glories stream from {A} heaven afar
{D} Heavenly hosts sing {A} Hallelujah,
{E} Christ the Savior is {A} born!
{A} Christ the {E} Savior is {A} born

(VERSE 3)
{A} Silent night, {A} holy night!
{E} Son of God {A} love’s pure light.
{D} Radiant beams from {A} Thy holy face
{D} With the dawn of {A} redeeming grace,
{E} Jesus Lord, at Thy {A} birth
{A} Jesus {E} Lord, at Thy {A} birth

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Silent Night Guitar Chords in B flat (Bb) key

This version of Easy Silent Night Chords are in A# or Bb Key.

VERSE 1
(Bb) Silent night, (Bb) holy night!
(F) All is calm, (Bb) all is bright
(Eb) Round yon Virgin, (Bb) Mother and Child
(Eb) Holy infant so (Bb) tender and mild
(F) Sleep in heavenly (Bb) peace
(Bb) Sleep in (F) heavenly (Bb) peace

VERSE 2
(Bb) Silent night, (Bb) holy night!
(F) Shepherds quake at (Bb) the sight.
(Eb) Glories stream from (Bb) heaven afar
(Eb) Heavenly hosts sing (Bb) Hallelujah,
(F) Christ the Savior is (Bb) born!
(Bb) Christ the (F) Savior is (Bb) born

VERSE 3
(Bb) Silent night, (Bb) holy night!
(F) Son of God (Bb) love’s pure light.
(Eb) Radiant beams from (Bb) Thy holy face
(Eb) With the dawn of (Bb) redeeming grace,
(F) Jesus Lord, at Thy (Bb) birth
(Bb) Jesus (F) Lord, at Thy (Bb) birth

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Song Info:
Track Name: Silent Night
Composed by: Franz Xaver Gruber
Lyrics by: Joseph Mohr
Status: Popular Christmas carol

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