Traditional English Folk Tunes from Somerset with Variations played in a Round for Two Equal InstrumentsIncludes Online Audio
- Staff Pick
“Sad folk music for 2 flutes”
Despite the fact that these tunes are predominantly sad in nature, they are really good to play and excellent for teaching! The melody is played in unison first,enabling the notes and rhythm to be practiced before the variations develop ensemble skills. You will enjoy them all - promise!
From the Publisher
Duets with guitar chords added and words of the opening verse of each folksong. Nicely illustrated, cleverly designed and fun!
Each traditional tune is given 2 variations which are played in [almost] canon.
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).
- The Lover's Tasks *
- Sir John Barleycorn *
- The Greenland Fisher *
- Early, Early *
- Whistle Daughter *
- O Sally, my dear
- Bingo *
- Keys of Heaven *
- The Watchet Sailor
* indicates play-along is available to download