difficulty level 2Difficulty level 2/5

Chords in this song

A7 chordAm7 chordC chordD chordD7 chordEm chordG chord


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.

chords or tablatures

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GG chord     DD chord     GG chord    CC chord
Edelweiss, edelweiss
GG chord      EmEm chord         Am7Am7 chord   D7D7 chord
Every morning you greet me
GG chord         DD chord        GG chord         CC chord
Small and white, clean and bright
GG chord        D7D7 chord       GG chord
You look happy to meet me
DD chord                       GG chord
Blossom of snow may you bloom and grow
CC chord          A7A7 chord   DD chord  D7D7 chord
Bloom and grow, forever
GG chord    DD chord      GG chord    CC chord
Edelweiss, edelweiss
GG chord        D7D7 chord       GG chord
Bless my homeland forever    

This arrangement for the song is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the song. You may only use this for private study, scholarship, or research.


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