This super standard crosses over in Bluegrass and old-time circles. I moved it from the typical key of A to D simply for convenience so be sure to learn it in A as well. I view this tune as an absolute gold-mine for creating variations and improvisation. My goal is to demonstrate a wide variety of variations while still maintaining enough of the “skeleton” of the tune. Take it one idea at a time and pick and choose those ideas which work best for you. For those who have The Sandbridge Dance Tune Collection, I have revised the variations and added new ones. This tune is appropriate for any levels. The variations and arranging ideas arrange from very straightforward to more advanced.
Here's What You Get:
Option 1: $10 (Sheet music only - PDF)
Basic tune and arranging ideas
Option 2: $12 (Sheet music (PDF) PLUS a video play-through)
A video play-through of the arranged tune by Ken (the video is shot from over his shoulder so that you can see hammering patterns and note choices). Watch while looking at the sheet music or play along with Ken!
Option 3: $32 (All of the above PLUS video lessons)
Ken talks through the tune, chord choices, hammering patterns, backups, embellishments, arranging and more on his dulcimer (also shot from above so that you can see what he's doing).
Video Lessons Included:
- Basic tune
- Arranging ideas - A Part
- Arranging ideas - B Part
- Play-through of written arrangement
Approximate length: 29 minutes
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It's like having private mini-tutorials from Ken that you can watch over and over!
NOTE: Even if you already own the sheet music, your purchase ensures that you receive the latest updated versions, and future additions to new arranging ideas, backups and so forth as Ken experiments and develops his playing of the tune.
Thank you for your support - I hope you enjoy the tune! Please do not share your purchased music and videos.
Recorded April 2016, Spring Sandbridge Hammered Dulcimer Retreat
Until now, the sheet music for the arrangements and the video lessons were only available to students in Ken's Sandbridge Hammered Dulcimer Retreat Weeks. These videos were produced as comprehensive but informal, lightly-edited study aids for students to take home for all tunes taught during the week.
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