Watch a video of me playing the piece In The Bleak Midwinter by Gustav Holst and download the free PDF of the sheet music.
I actually wasn’t aware this is a Christmas song until a student mentioned their friend was learning it for a school piece. I think I did recognise it when I started to play it, but now I definitely will remember the tune (even if I did play a couple of the melody rhythms wrong, looking back at the music!).
I haven’t been playing classical guitar for very long at all. I picked up this guitar second hand from my local music shop and I really enjoyed playing it in the shop without it really registering with me that it’s a proper classical guitar… it just felt nice and I connected with it so I bought it. So this performance is not going to be a lesson in how to play classical guitar, but I hope it will encourage you to go and learn the tab or sheet music for yourself, because it’s not too hard, even for someone that hasn’t learned much classical guitar.