Last updated on August 23rd, 2023
Waltz in E minor was composed by guitarist Ferdinando Carulli. This is guitar study number 21 from École de guitare, also known as Opus 241.
This is a nice classical piece recommended for beginner to intermediate level guitarists looking to develop their fingerpicking technique. Let’s get started!
Music symbols used in the piece
- Fine – End (in Italian). Sometimes written as Fin (in French). For this piece, you end on the measure that indicates “Fine” the second time around after going through all the measures.
- D.C. al fine – Go back to the beginning of the piece until the end (fine).
If needed, you can check out this guide on understanding music symbols.
Waltz in E minor guitar tabs
Some minor edits have been made to the original arrangement for ease of reading. The numbers next to some notes on the top staff indicate which fingers to use on the fretting hand. If needed, check out this post to learn how to finger pick on guitar.
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