Scarborough Fair – How to Play on the Glockenspiel / Xylophone

Scarborough Fair” is a traditional English ballad of the 17th century. It is a song about love that lists a number of impossible tasks given to a former lover who lives in Scarborough.

The song gained much popularity in the ’60s by the folk rock duet Simon & Garfunkel.

On this page you can find a tutorial glockenspiel video and glockenspiel / xylophone sheet music with colored notes and chart.


Glockenspiel / Xylophone Tutorial Video


Scarborough Fair Glockenspiel / Xylophone Sheet Music and Note Chart

The song of Scarborough Fair is rather easy both in notes and rhythm. The tune expands in the range between D4 and D5, as you can see on the chart following the notes of the song.

Watch the video a couple of times and study each part at your own pace until you get the hang of it. Remember to use both mallets as much as you can – not only the one that is more convenient for you (e.g. the right one if you’re right-handed) as this an important basic technique.

To save this free glockenspiel sheet music of “Scarborough Fair” to your computer, right click (or tap and hold, on mobile devices) and choose “Save Image As…”. Alternatively, you can download the PDF file below.

Scarborough Fair free xylophone glockenspiel sheet music color notes chart pdf

Free Printable PDF with Glockenspiel / Xylophone Music Sheet with Note Chart and Lyrics

To download a printable PDF file with sheet music for glockenspiel of this song, click on the button above or on the following link.

Scarborough Fair | Free PDF with Glockenspiel Sheet Music


Click on the button to watch a piano tutorial video and download a PDF file with piano sheet music for beginners of this song for free.


Click on the button to watch a karaoke video and download a PDF file with lyrics to this song for free.


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