Come By the Hills (also known as Buachaill On Eirne, Ireland/Scotland) Various folks have put words to this traditional tune, claimed both by Irish and Scottish camps. This lovely piece provides an excellent lesson in developing a chord progression, arranging and an accompaniment. We exploit a rising bass line to create an introduction which can be used as an interlude and “outro” much like Gentle Eily. My hope is that you will work on the accompaniment, see the chord progression, and work on the arranging ideas and hopefully create your some of own! I was inspired to learn this tune from my friend Robin Bullock, one of the best finger style guitarists out there.
Here's What You Get:
Option 1: $10 (Sheet music only - PDF)
Basic tune, backup, 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
- Chord Progression
- Intro, Outro, Interlude
- Accompaniment Play-through
- Arranging Ideas - First Pass
- Arranging Ideas - Second Pass
- Arranging Ideas - Third Pass
Approximate length: 52 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 at Fenchurch Music Studio, Baltimore MD for the Spring 2019 Sandbridge Hammered Dulcimer Retreat
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