Mele Fong and her husband Richard Tom – The Hawaiian Serenaders – sing and play Edelweiss on ukulele and u-bass over photos of their trip to Salzburg, Austria made popular by the musical The Sound of Music. (words below). #playuke #ukulelemusic #ukulelepop
Mele’s arrangement of Edelweiss is in F with 2 Waltz Strums for ‘ukulele.
This popular song was written by Rogers and Hammerstein for the 1959 musical The Sound of Music based in Salzburg, Austria. Edelweiss is a wildflower found in the Alps.
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Edelweiss, edelweiss, every morning you greet me
Small and white, clean and bright
You look happy to meet me.
Blossom of snow may you bloom and grow
Bloom and grow forever
Bless my homeland for ever.