August 07, 2020

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Chords to the Macarena

Chords to the Macarena

Learn to Play the Macarema

Looking for the chords to the Macarena? Whether you want to play it on guitar or piano, we’ve got you covered. Below we’ll provide you two of our favorite arrangements of the Macarena (one on piano and the other on guitar).

Things to note: regardless of the instrument, the song was written in the key of A-flat major. The relative minor of the key is F minor in the event you have two guitars and have a little Macarena fun. The tempo is 103 beats per minute and it’s a straight forward progression from A flat to G flat that runs through the entire song. 

How to Play The Macarena on Guitar

Probably the most common instrument that is used to play the Macarena, is the guitar. The rhythm is emblematic of the genre, cuban Jazz which fans of the genre will be familiar with. If you’re looking for the sheet music, we tracked down the following site which offers the sheet music for $5. However, be sure to checkout the free options and covers of the song.


How to Play the Macarena on Piano

If Piano is more your thing, check out the following cover we highly recommend the following video tutorial. It’s extremely helpful for beggining piano players and advanced players alike. Just remember the chord remains in A-flat major. Of course the Macarena, like every other song ever written can be played in any key if you modify the chords appropriately. 

Alright, let’s get to the video. Please drop us a note if you think there’s a better version or another instrument that you think we should feature as well. 

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