The butterfly

Hugely popular piece of playful music … going to take an attempt to force myself to get a bit beyond playing show tunes…


  • Day 3 ~ an hour into practicing – I can kind of hear the song in the slow play
    • Progress video – Link

Video


Sheet music

 Link from Irish folk Songs

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Break downs for practice

  •  Starting
    • 1:20 the basic tune at mild speed
  • Line 1
    • 2:48 – slow break down
      • 1st & 2nd measure – 2:40
        • B E G E F, B E G E FBD
      • 3rd & 4th measure – 3:25
        • B E G E F , B D D B AFD
  • Line 2
    • 5:40 last half – mid speed
      • 1st & 2nd measure
        • B D E F G,  B D G F DBA
      • 3rd & 4th measure
        • B D E F G A, B A G EBA
    • 5:50 whole part two – mid speed
  • Line 3
    • 1st half – slow 6:50
    • 2nd half – slow 7:35
    • whole – slow 8:10
  • Whole song,
    • no ornaments 8:50

Further study – I need the note names … B E G E F, second measure B D D B A F D


http://www.irish-folk-songs.com/the-skye-boat-song-tin-whistle-sheet-music.html#.Wozeq6inFhE

 

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