This stately Swedish tune seems to work well at any tempo. The arrangement of the A part is relatively straightforward with a rising bass line that is only possible with a left hand lead. I use a variety of drone ideas in the B part: simple drones, moving drones that follow a bass line and are often far separated from the melody, a “double drone” and a “double drone” with chords. Some of these are quite challenging so take your time and master each one before moving forward.
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Basic tune and arrangement
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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:
Approximate length: 25 minutes
- Basic tune
- Arranging ideas - A Part
- Arranging ideas - B Part
- Play-through 1 (slower)
- Play-through 2
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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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