My Favorite Things chords

by Julie Andrews

  • Lyrics: Richard Rodgers / Music: Oscar Hammerstein
  • Original Published Key: Em (tabbed chords below)
  • Sound Of Music: Key of Ebm in 3/4 time at a lively animated tempo.
  • Easier in Dm with Chords: Dm, Bbmaj7, Gm7, C7, F, Bb, A7, D, G, G7, C7b9
  • Beginners: If you can't play barre chords, there are open chord alternatives that only use the top 4 strings:
    Bbmaj7 - xx3231
    Gm7 - xx3333 (easy mini-barre)

My Favorite Things - Dm

Capo on 1st fret if playing with the video

The Relative Major Key of Dm is highlighted (F) - Transpose to any other key.
    Dm
1. Rain-drops on ros-es  and whisk-ers on kit-tens
   Bbmaj7
   Bright cop-per ket-tles and warm wool-en mit-tens
   Gm7          C7         F            Bb
   Brown pa-per pack-a-ges tied up with strings
   F           Bb        Gm6        A7        Dm
   These are a few of my fa-vor-ite things |      |   𝄎   |

   Dm
2. Cream col-ored pon-ies and crisp ap-ple strud-els
   Bbmaj7
   Door-bells and sleigh-bells and schnitz-el with noo-dles
   Gm7             C7           F             Bb
   Wild geese that fly with the moon on their wings
   F           Bb        Gm6        A7         D
   These are a few of my fa-vor-ite things. |     |   𝄎   |

   Dm
3. Girls in white dress-es with blue sat-in sash-es
   Bbmaj7
   Snow-flakes that stay on my nose and eye-lash-es
   Gm7           C7            F          Bb
   Sil-ver white win-ters that melt in-to springs
   F           Bb        Gm6        A7
   These are a few of my fa-vor-ite things

         Dm                    Gm6          A7
Refrain: When the dog bites    When the bee stings
         Dm                Bb
         When I'm feel-ing sad
           Bb                    G7
         I sim-ply re-mem-ber my fa-vor-ite things
             F    Bb  F       Bb  F      C7b9
         And then I   don't | feel   / |      |
         C7   F            Bb           F     C7     F     F
         So   bad |  𝄎  |      |  𝄎  |     |      |     |  ↑  |
          

🗝 Dm

Numbered Circles: Fingers used to play chords   O: Optional Note
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings   R: Root Note
Unmarked strings: Play open   X: Don't play string    B: Bass Note

Right Handed Charts:

Left Handed Charts:


Chords in Em

Original Published Key:

     Em  E Cmaj7 A   A7 Am7 Am6  D7  G   C   B7 D7b9
e |--0---0---0---0---0---0---2---2---3---3---2---5--|
B |--0---0---0---2---2---1---1---1---0---3---0---4--|
G |--0---1---0---2---0---0---2---2---0---3---2---5--|
D |--2---2---2---2---2---2---2---0---0---5---1---4--|
A |--2---2---3---0---0---0---0-------2---5---2---5--|
E |--0-------------------------------3---3----------| 
                                                 B(mini-4)
  Numbers: frets  
  0: string is played open
  B: barre chord
  B(mini-4): mini barre on 4th fret over strings 2,3,4
  unmarked strings: don't play

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