Joy To The World chords

by Orla Fallon

Joy To The World Composer: George Frederick Handel
Lyrics: Isaac Watts
Performance: Orla Fallon from the album: Orla Fallon's Celtic Christmas
Music: B♭ Major with a Key change to C Major in 2/4 time at 103 bpm (♩)
Chords: B♭, C, Cm, Dm, E♭, F, F7, G, G7
Easier - Capo on 3: Play in G Major with a key change to A Major
Chords with Capo: G, A, Am, Bm, C, D, D7, E, E7 (charts below)
Orla Fallon

Joy To The World by Orla Fallon

Capo on 3rd fret if playing with video

Intro: 2/4   
    | C     | C     | C     |  C  | D     | D     | D    |  D  |
     Joy Joy Joy Joy Joy Joy  Joy  Joy Joy Joy Joy Joy Joy Joy
           
    G  D        G      Am   G   D   G
1. Joy to the world___ The Lord is come
         C           D           G
   Let earth___ Re-ceive___ Her King
       G    C    G                C   G 
   Let ev -’ry heart___ Pre-pare Him room
        G  
   And Hea-v’n and na-ture sing
        D
   And Hea-v’n and na-ture sing
        G       C   G      Am  G   D7   G
   And Hea-v’n and Hea-v’n and na-ture sing
  
                                          key change...
   | G     | G     | G     |   G   | E     | E     | E     |   E   |
    Joy Joy Joy Joy Joy Joy   Joy   Joy Joy Joy Joy Joy Joy   Joy 


    A    E         A       Bm    A    E    A
 3. He rules the world___ With truth and grace
          D       E          A                
    And makes the na-tions prove
         A    D   A                D    A
    The glor-ies  of___ His right-eous-ness
         A     
    And won-ders of His love
         E       
    And won-ders of His love
         A  D          A  Bm        A  E7   A
    And won - ders___ Won - ders___ Of His love

    ||     A     |     A     |     E     |    E7    |


    A  E        A      Bm   A   E   A
4. Joy to the world___ The Lord is come
         D           E           A   
   Let earth___ Re-ceive___ Her King
        A   D    A                D   A  
   Let ev -’ry heart___ Pre-pare Him room
        A  
   And Hea-v’n and na-ture sing
        E
   And Hea-v’n and na-ture sing
        A       D   A      Bm  A   E7   A
   And Hea-v’n and Hea-v’n and na-ture sing
                      ...ritardando
        A       D   A      Bm  A   E7   A...
   And Hea-v’n and Hea-v’n and na-ture sing

G Major → A Major

Red Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4 : Fingers/Notes 
A column of 1's: Barre 1st finger over marked strings
Unmarked strings: play open
x: don't play string
barre: barre chord
alt: alternative chord voicing
(4): optional note - if you don't play it, still play the open string

           C                  D                 D7                  G                 Am
    e|---|---|---|     e|---|-2-|---|     e|---|-3-|---|     e|---|---|-2-|     e|---|---|---|
    B|-1-|---|---|     B|---|---|-3-|     B|-1-|---|---|     B|---|---|---|     B|-1-|---|---|
    G|---|---|---|     G|---|-1-|---|     G|---|-2-|---|     G|---|---|---|     G|---|-3-|---|
    D|---|-2-|---|     D|---|---|---|     D|---|---|---|     D|---|---|---|     D|---|-2-|---|
    A|---|---|-3-|     A|---|---|---|x    A|---|---|---|x    A|---|-1-|---|     A|---|---|---|
    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|-2-|     E|---|---|---|x
Frets  1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3

           A                  E                 E7             Bm (barre)         Bm (alt) 
    e|---|---|---|     e|---|---|---|     e|---|---|---|     e|-1-|---|---|     e|-1-|---|---|
    B|---|-3-|---|     B|---|---|---|     B|---|---|(4)|     B|-1-|-2-|---|     B|---|-2-|---|
    G|---|-2-|---|     G|-1-|---|---|     G|-1-|---|---|     G|-1-|---|-4-|     G|---|---|-4-|
    D|---|-1-|---|     D|---|-3-|---|     D|---|---|---|     D|-1-|---|-3-|     D|---|---|-3-|
    A|---|---|---|     A|---|-2-|---|     A|---|-2-|---|     A|-1-|---|---|     A|---|---|---|x
    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|     E|---|---|---|     E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x
Frets  1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3          2   3   4          2   3   4

Left-Handed Chord Tabs 
          C                  D                 D7                  G                 Am
    |---|---|---|e     |---|-2-|---|e     |---|-3-|---|e     |-3-|---|---|e     |---|---|---|e
    |---|---|-1-|B     |-3-|---|---|B     |---|---|-1-|B     |---|---|---|B     |---|---|-1-|B
    |---|---|---|G     |---|-1-|---|G     |---|-2-|---|G     |---|---|---|G     |---|-3-|---|G
    |---|-2-|---|D     |---|---|---|D     |---|---|---|D     |---|---|---|D     |---|-2-|---|D
    |-3-|---|---|A    x|---|---|---|A    x|---|---|---|A     |---|-1-|---|A     |---|---|---|A
   x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E     |-2-|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E
      3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1   Frets
      
          A                  E                 E7                 Bm                 Bm (alt)
    |---|---|---|e     |---|---|---|e     |---|---|---|e     |---|---|-1-|e     |---|---|-1-|e
    |---|-3-|---|B     |---|---|---|B     |(4)|---|---|B     |---|-2-|-1-|B     |---|-2-|---|B
    |---|-2-|---|G     |---|---|-1-|G     |---|---|-1-|G     |-4-|---|-1-|G     |-4-|---|---|G
    |---|-1-|---|D     |---|-3-|---|D     |---|---|---|D     |-3-|---|-1-|D     |-3-|---|---|D
    |---|---|---|A     |---|-2-|---|A     |---|-2-|---|A     |---|---|-1-|A    x|---|---|---|A
   x|---|---|---|E     |---|---|---|E     |---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E
      3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1          4   3   2          4   3   2   Frets
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