This waltz has a very challenging chord progression but it is an absolutely fantastic study of chords and how they are connected. The harmonization is an excellent example of the many chord options we have beyond I, IV, V and ii, iv, vi to include major 7ths, minor 7ths, dominant 7ths, augmented chords, suspensions, diminished 7ths and secondary dominants. We have all of those chords in this one tune! Crazy eh?! I hope you will plow through both the arranging ideas and the backup and “see” the chords in all of it. Take your time! There is so much to be learned by exploring this piece. The waltz was written by the fiddler of The Skillet Lickers, one of the first string bands to be recorded.
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
- Backup Intro
- Arranging Ideas 1
- Arranging Ideas 2
Approximate length: 24 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.
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Recorded Spring 2017 Sandbridge VA
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