"Jesus Loves Me" in Solfeggio and Simplified Chords Format

October 28, 2011

For the past three weeks, I have been teaching a guitar class for a number of people in a church. Because it is a Spanish church, I have been developing a new method of playing guitar that uses the solfeggio syllables instead of notes.

Working on this new method has reinforced my own understanding of playing of the guitar in ways that I was not expecting. It has also helped me improve my own playing!

My latest piece in my solfeggio and simplified chords format is Jesus Loves Me.

Notes for playing this piece:

“DO” means the do that is an octave higher than “Do.”

In the simplified chords diagrams, the partially shaded dot above the first string in the F chord means that you can either not play that string at all or play that string open. Not playing the first string at all, the chord is an F chord; playing the first string open, it is an Fmaj7 chord, which is an acceptable substitute for an F chord.

Rajesh

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