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Short Cuts Volume II: Double Duty $5.00

A collection of more than 30 old tunes with modern popularity, this set of lead sheets for harp includes titles such as How Can I Keep From Singing, a hymn tune from 1860 that has been recorded by Pete Seeger, Judy Collins, Noel Paul Stookey, Bruce Springsteen, Eva Cassidy and Enya. The music of Vaughan Williams, Puccini, Chopin, Pachelbel, Handel, Holst, Borodin, Rachmaninoff, Japanese folk music, American folk tunes and more that has been used in movies and listed on pop charts makes up this collection. Each public domain tune includes detailed information about its connection to popular music. Editing includes suggestions for lever changes, options for keys that account for 22 string lever harps and a separate part for pedal harpists in more than 50 pages of printable sheet music. This is in a searchable file with tunes alphabetically by original title and "second use" title. Cover art is included with this publication. zip archive: 2.3 MB

I Would Love You All the Day, Hush a Bye, How Can I Keep From Singing, Greensleeves, Saltarello, Simple Gifts and Pretty Little Horses are included in the harp solo CD, Pleasantries and Diversions and were created using these lead sheets.

Pleasantries & Diversions: Barbara Ann Fackler, harp CD Akron Ohio

All the Pretty Little Horses: keys of Cm and Em
Aura Lee: keys of G and C
Canon in D: key of D and key of C, now includes two versions, one with chords
included with melody and one with only melody, see samples below
Chester: keys of F and C
Fantasia Impromtu (Chopin): key of G
Greensleeves: keys of Ab and Em and Am
How Can I Keep From Singing: keys of F and G
How Great Thou Art: keys of C and Bb
Hush Little Baby: keys of F and G
I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls: keys of Bb and C
Hornpipe from Abdelazer: key of G
House of the Rising Sun; key signature of C
I Vow Thee My Country (Thaxted): key of C
Kimigayo (Japan): key signature of C
Largo (Handel): key of G
Lovely Joan: key signatures of C and G (dorian mode)
Miyasan (Japan): key signature of C
O-Edo-Nihonbashi (Japan):key signature of C
Ode to Joy(from Beethoven's Ninth Symphony): key of G
Over the Hills and Far Away(I Would Love You All the Day): keys of F, Ab, and G
Piano Concerto No. 2 (Rachmaninoff): key of C
Piano Concerto No. 1 (Tchaikovsky) keys of Db, D, and C
Plasir D'Amour: keys of F and G
Polovetzian Dance: keys of F and G
Sakura (Japan): key signature of C
Saltarello (Galilei): keys of D and C
Simple Gifts: key of C
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot: keys of F, G, and C
Takai-Yama (Japan): key signature of C
Un Bel Di (Pucinni): key of G
Waves of the Danube (Ivonovici): keys of Em and Am
When Jesus Wept: key signatures of E and C
When Johnny Comes Marching Home: keys of Am and Gm

A full arrangement of Simple Gifts is included in the book The Sacred Lever Harp.This collection is only available from Vanderbilt Music (2017)

A full arrangement of When Johnny Comes Marching Home is available from our harp solos page.