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Star of the County down and after the Battle of Aughrim: Traditional Celtic Tunes for String Quartet
     

Star of the County down and after the Battle of Aughrim: Traditional Celtic Tunes for String Quartet

by Irene Sazer
 
(String Letter Publishing). "Star of the County Down" is a sentimental Irish ballad. This popular folk tune was the basis for Ralph Vaughan Williams' Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus . The tune is a pentatonic melody with a romantic feel. "After the Battle of Aughrim" is a beautiful account of the last great defeat of the native Gaelic army in Ireland. It offers a

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(String Letter Publishing). "Star of the County Down" is a sentimental Irish ballad. This popular folk tune was the basis for Ralph Vaughan Williams' Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus . The tune is a pentatonic melody with a romantic feel. "After the Battle of Aughrim" is a beautiful account of the last great defeat of the native Gaelic army in Ireland. It offers a real tug on the heart. Easy for students to play, this tune's yearning tonality reflects the sobriety of the war and subsequent loss that inspired this piece.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781890490867
Publisher:
String Letter Publishing
Publication date:
02/01/2010
Pages:
26
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.80(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
10 Years

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