American Treasures (eBook+Online Audio)
Early American Ballads, Hymns & Songs of Patriotism for Solo Guitr
20045BCDEB
These solo fingerstyle guitar arrangements cover a wide spectrum of American music. They include early hymns of the pilgrims, American Revolutionary war tunes, British folk ballads that later became colonial pop songs, sea chanteys, spirituals, Civil War tunes, pioneer frontier ballads, military hymns, and songs of patriotism. They were selected for their heartfelt melodies and their adaptability for solo instrumental guitar. While these arrangements seek to tap the rich polyphonic nature of the guitar, pla ...more
Product Number:
20045BCDEB
Format:
eBook+Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Pages:
120
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6106-5107-3
ISBN13:
978-16106-5107-3
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
12/17/2010
These solo fingerstyle guitar arrangements cover a wide spectrum of American music. They include early hymns of the pilgrims, American Revolutionary war tunes, British folk ballads that later became colonial pop songs, sea chanteys, spirituals, Civil War tunes, pioneer frontier ballads, military hymns, and songs of patriotism. They were selected for their heartfelt melodies and their adaptability for solo instrumental guitar. While these arrangements seek to tap the rich polyphonic nature of the guitar, players of all levels will enjoy them and be richly rewarded with the music that is unleashed here. This collection offers an extensively researched musical snapshot of early America and a reminder of the amazing heritage of this great country. Written in standard notation and tablature.
America (My Country 'Tis of Thee)      
America the Beautiful      
Anchors Aweigh (Armed Services Medley)      
Aura Lee      
Barbara Allen      
Bound for the Promised Land      
Chester      
Deep River      
Fifteen Years on the Erie Canal      
Free America / Yankee Doodle      
From the Halls of Montezuma (Armed Services Medley)      
Greensleeves      
Home on the Range (Frontier Medley)      
Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier      
Old Hundreth      
Shenandoah      
Simple Gifts      
Sweet Betsy from Pike      
Thanksgiving Prayer      
The Battle Hymn of the Republic      
The Caissons Go Rolling Along (Armed Services Medley)      
The Civil War Suite      
The Star-Spangled Banner      
The Stephen Foster Suite      
The Water Is Wide      
When Johnny Comes Marching Home      
Wild Blue Yonder (Armed Services Medley)      
 
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