Artist Julie Andrews
Album Edelweiss single
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Note The version posted is the one sung by the lovely Julie Andrews. To get the version in the same key as sung by the general in the movie "The Sound Of Music" you'll need to transpose it two half steps down.
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G     D     G    C
Edelweiss, edelweiss
G      Em         Am7   D7
Every morning you greet me
G         D        G         C
Small and white, clean and bright
G        D7       G
You look happy to meet me
D                       G
Blossom of snow may you bloom and grow
C          A7   D  D7
Bloom and grow, forever
G    D      G    C
Edelweiss, edelweiss
G        D7       G
Bless my homeland forever    
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Sadie
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Sadie

On the two last edelweiss in the song instead of the chord progression G D G C, I do G Dm C Cm and it sounds really good!

Deeg
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Deeg

I would recommend plucking the C string then E then G then A for the entire song

meg
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meg

i feel like a good strumming pattern is D DUD

karen
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karen

if you want to try plucking which generally sounds way prettier pluck the two middle strings then the top one then the bottom and do this with the chords for the whole song. it sounds beautiful

Tara Cahill
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Tara Cahill

On the 2nd edelweiss instead of a g try an e minor! It works pretty well for me but the g works too :)

Tricia
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Tricia

It sounds better with G in my opinion :)

Anonymous
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Anonymous

This is awesome! I taught myself ukulele on the computer, and I have a hard time changing the chords, but it sounds amazing!!

Artemis
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Artemis

I used the same picking pattern as “Hallelujah”, sounds beautiful!

Emma
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Emma

Great version! Love this song!

Ilovemyuke
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Ilovemyuke

Here is also another tip, on “blossom of snow may you bloom and grow” I added a C7 on the “snow”

Alyssa
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Alyssa

I like to do G7 on “grow” in that same line.

I’mReallyAFrenchHornPlayer
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I’mReallyAFrenchHornPlayer

I would actually recommend a F7 on grow in that line. It sounds a lot better.

Ilovemyuke
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Ilovemyuke

Omg this song is great!!!! I got it the first time I tried. Good for beginners to learn their chords. I prefer-2 if you don’t want to play the higher sounding pitches. Great song!!!!

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