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Tunes for 2023 Harp Glen Ensemble
Notes on the Tunes: are at the bottom of the page. Info includes tune meter, key signature, tempo, type, and arrangement notes.
Note: MP3 Demos (listed after the sheet music) are simply to give you an idea of the feel of the tune and give you something to practice with, and are not meant to be high quality recordings.
TIP: There are many apps that will slow down music so you can practice to the MP3 demos at a slow tempos. I use AnyTune. And there is a free version.
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|Brian Boru's March||6/8||D Dorian||Dotted ¼=65||March||Catherine plays a 4 bar intro, then all come in and play 2x through the piece|
|Aran Boat Song||6/8||Em||¼ note=88||Air||
Catherine starts on alto flute 8 bar intro.
Aedan gives us a 2 bar vamp and we all play through the piece 2x.
The very last time, we end on A, rather than Em.
|Drunk at Night Dry in the Morning||3/4||G Major||¼ note=82||Waltz||Aedan plays through the first A solo, all come in on the second A. For the C part (measures 26-41), play close to the soundboard and mf. D part play mp. Ending - Aedan plays A part solo 1x.|
|Inisheer||3/4||G Major||¼ note - 80||Air||All play two times through.|
|Loch Tay Boat Song||3/4||D Major||¼ note = 88||Air||Catherine plays a short flute improv solo. When flute starts the melody, only Aedan joins flute with chords. All come in measure 9 & play through to the end. All play the piece a second time.|
|Trip to Skye||3/4||Bm||¼ note = 88||Waltz||Comes right after Loch Tay Boat
Catherine (flute) & Paulette play the first A part, Aedan joins with chords on the 2nd time through the A. All join in on the B part. All play together 2nd time through tune.
|Mazurkas||3/4||G & D||¼ note = 110||Mazurka||All play Hugh Gillespie's (G major) 2x, then Sonny Brogan's (D major) 2x. For lever change on Sonny Brogan, you only need to lift lever on middle C and C above that.|
|Shearin's No for You||4/4||G Major||¼ note = 75||Song||All play the piece through 2x, then Aedan & Paulette play variation through 1x, then All play 1 more time.|