Nocturne Opus 9, No. 2 by Chopin (guitar tabs and chords)

Last updated on February 8th, 2024

This lesson covers how to play Nocturne Opus 9, No. 2 by Frederic Chopin including chord charts and sheet music with guitar tabs. This is a beautiful classical guitar piece ideal for intermediate to advanced level guitarists. Grab your guitar and let’s get started!

How to read the chord charts

For the charts below:

  • The top horizontal line of the chord chart represents the high E string and the bottom horizontal line represents the low E string.
  • The vertical lines separate each fret. 
  • The numbers in the blue dots tell you which fingers to use on the fretting hand. 
  • The letters on the right of the charts tell you what notes you are playing on each string.
  • Circles on the left represent open strings.
  • Red X means to avoid that string.

You can check this link for more on how to read guitar notation symbols.

Nocturne by Chopin chords

Try the following chords one at a time until you feel comfortable switching between them. These chords will be written above the melody in the next section.

Nocturne by Chopin - Chord charts

Here are some other resources on chords:

Nocturne by Chopin guitar tabs and chords

This section shows you the melody of the song with guitar tabs and the chords written above the staff. The melody and chords are meant to be played as separate parts but you can check out this lesson to learn how to connect a melody and chords on guitar.

The numbers next to some notes on the top staff indicate which fingers to use on the fretting hand. You can refer to this simple guide to understanding music symbols if needed.

By the way, you can get all the PDFs of this song below.

Nocturne Opus 9 No 2 - Chopin page 1
Nocturne Opus 9 No 2 - Chopin page 2
Nocturne Opus 9 No 2 - Chopin page 3
Nocturne Opus 9 No 2 - Chopin page 4

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All the best,

JG Music Lessons

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