The Sandbridge Waltz and Slow Air Collection: Arranged for Hammered Dulcimer (eBook)
This collection is drawn from Ken Kolodner's extensive library of arrangements for the hammered dulcimer, developed from over 30 years of teaching thousands ofworkshops. This second book in this two-book companion collection includes traditional and original waltzes, slow airs, marches and O'Carolan. The repertoire draws primarily from the traditional music of the United States (Old-Time), Ireland, Scotland, Quebec, Cape Breton, England, Finland, Sweden, Chile and Israel. Each tune is presented as a simple ...more
Product Number:
30441EB
Format:
eBook
Skill Level:
Intermediate-Advanced
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
140
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6191-1436-4
ISBN13:
978-16191-1436-4
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
10/18/2013
This collection is drawn from Ken Kolodner's extensive library of arrangements for the hammered dulcimer, developed from over 30 years of teaching thousands ofworkshops. This second book in this two-book companion collection includes traditional and original waltzes, slow airs, marches and O'Carolan. The repertoire draws primarily from the traditional music of the United States (Old-Time), Ireland, Scotland, Quebec, Cape Breton, England, Finland, Sweden, Chile and Israel. Each tune is presented as a simple melody with chord progression along with one or more detailed arrangements, offering a wide range of levels of complexity. Backup and harmony parts are provided for many of the pieces. The book is intended to be a lifetime resource for players of all levels. Kolodner is widely known as one of the most prominent teachers and performers of the hammered dulcimer and is especially known for his teaching of arranging and backup techniques.
Sandbridge Waltz and Slow Air: Arranged for Hammered Dulcimer

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS......................................................................................................................................6

INTRODUCTION....................................................................................................................................................7

How I chose the tunes...............................................................................................................................................7

Backup and harmony parts........................................................................................................................................7

My three arranging approaches: individual techniques, the full model, and the kitchen sink..................................8

Caution: always learn just the melody and keep moving!........................................................................................8

Using the arrangements.............................................................................................................................................8

THE TUNES

Avenging and Bright (Ireland): melody, accompaniment.......................................................................................10

Avenging and Bright (Ireland): arrangement..........................................................................................................11

Bethany Beach (Ken Kolodner): melody................................................................................................................12

Bethany Beach (Ken Kolodner): arrangement #1...................................................................................................13

Bethany Beach (Ken Kolodner): arrangement #2...................................................................................................14

Black Tail Canyon Waltz, The (Ken Kolodner): melody........................................................................................15

Black Tail Canyon Waltz, The (Ken Kolodner): arranging ideas...........................................................................16

Bonny at Morn (Northumberland, England): melody, harmony, arpeggio accompaniment..................................17

Bonny at Morn (Northumberland, England): arrangement.....................................................................................19

Carolan’s Draught (O’Carolan, Ireland): melody...................................................................................................20

Carolan’s Draught (O’Carolan, Ireland): arranging ideas.......................................................................................21

Caspian Lake (Ken Kolodner): melody, harmony..................................................................................................23

Caspian Lake (Ken Kolodner): arrangement..........................................................................................................25

Clock Waltz, The (“Valse Clog Guillemette”) (Joseph Guillemette, Quebec): melody.........................................26

Clock Waltz, The (“Valse Clog Guillemette”) (Joseph Guillemette, Quebec): arrangement.................................27

Coleman’s March (U.S.): melody...........................................................................................................................28

Coleman’s March (U.S.): arrangement #1..............................................................................................................29

Coleman’s March (U.S.): arrangement #2..............................................................................................................30

Cowboy Waltz (U.S.): melody................................................................................................................................31

Cowboy Waltz (U.S.): arranging ideas...................................................................................................................32

Cradle Song, The (Scott Skinner, Scotland): hand separation................................................................................33

Da Auld Resting Chair (Tom Anderson, Shetland Islands): melody......................................................................34

Da Auld Resting Chair (Tom Anderson, Shetland Islands): arrangement #1.........................................................35

Da Auld Resting Chair (Tom Anderson, Shetland Islands): more arranging ideas................................................36

Da Slockit Licht (Tom Anderson, Shetland Islands): melody, harmony................................................................37

Da Slockit Licht (Tom Anderson, Shetland Islands): arrangement........................................................................39

Dermott O’Dowd (O’Carolan, Ireland): melody, accompaniment.........................................................................40

Dermott O’Dowd (O’Carolan, Ireland): arrangement #1.......................................................................................41

Dermott O’Dowd (O’Carolan, Ireland): more arranging ideas..............................................................................42

Down Home, The (Buck White): melody, arrangement, accompaniment..............................................................43

Emma (Finland): melody, arrangement, accompaniment.......................................................................................45

Evening of Roses (Hadar/Dor, Israel): melody, harmony, arpeggio accompaniment.............................................47

Evening of Roses (Hadar/Dor, Israel): hand separation.........................................................................................48

Evening of Roses (Hadar/Dor, Israel): arrangement #1..........................................................................................49

Evening of Roses (Hadar/Dor, Israel): more arranging ideas.................................................................................50

Fair Hills of Killen (Peadar O’Doirnin, Ireland): melody......................................................................................51

Fair Hills of Killen (Peadar O’Doirnin, Ireland): arrangement..............................................................................52

Fanny Power (Turlough O’Carolan, Ireland): melody with harmony....................................................................53

Fanny Power (Turlough O’Carolan, Ireland): arrangement with two note chords.................................................55

Fanny Power (Turlough O’Carolan, Ireland): arrangement using fills...................................................................56

Fanny Power (Turlough O’Carolan, Ireland): more arranging ideas......................................................................57

Far Away (Peter Jung, U.S.): melody, harmony, accompaniment, arrangement.....................................................58

For Ireland I’d Dare Not Tell Her Name (Ireland): melody...................................................................................60

For Ireland I’d Dare Not Tell Her Name (Ireland): arrangement...........................................................................61

Forvantan (Hasse Jonnson, Sweden): melody, accompaniment.............................................................................62

Forvantan (Hasse Jonnson, Sweden): arrangement #1...........................................................................................63

Forvantan (Hasse Jonnson, Sweden): arrangement #2...........................................................................................64

Gentle Eily O’Carol (Eily Gheal Chiun; Dominick Mongan, Ireland): melody.....................................................65

Gentle Eily O’Carol (Eily Gheal Chiun; Dominick Mongan, Ireland): accompaniment.......................................66

Gentle Eily O’Carol (Eily Gheal Chiun; Dominick Mongan, Ireland): arrangement.............................................67

Give me Your Hand (Rory O’Dall, Ireland): melody.............................................................................................68

Give me Your Hand (Rory O’Dall, Ireland): arrangement #1................................................................................69

Give me Your Hand (Rory O’Dall, Ireland): more arranging ideas........................................................................70

Hard Times (Stephen Foster, U.S.): melody with harmony....................................................................................71

Hard Times (Stephen Foster, U.S.): arrangement...................................................................................................72

Ian Robertson (Tom Anderson, Shetland Islands): melody....................................................................................73

Ian Robertson (Tom Anderson, Shetland Islands): arrangement............................................................................74

Kevin Keegan’s (Ireland): melody..........................................................................................................................75

Kevin Keegan’s (Ireland): arranging ideas.............................................................................................................77

La Partida (The Parting) (Victor Jara, Chile): melody, arrangement......................................................................79

Lango Lee (Scotland): melody................................................................................................................................81

Lango Lee (Scotland): arrangement........................................................................................................................82

Light Sparrow, The (Quebec): melody...................................................................................................................83

Light Sparrow, The (Quebec): arrangement...........................................................................................................84

Lo Yisa Goy (Lay Down your Arms) (Israel): melody...........................................................................................85

Lo Yisa Goy (Lay Down your Arms) (Israel): arrangement...................................................................................86

Loftus Jones (O’Carolan, Ireland): melody............................................................................................................87

Loftus Jones (O’Carolan, Ireland): arranging ideas................................................................................................88

MacPherson’s Lament (James MacPherson, Scotland): melody, harmony............................................................89

MacPherson’s Lament (James MacPherson, Scotland): two note chords...............................................................90

MacPherson’s Lament (James MacPherson, Scotland): three note chords.............................................................91

MacPherson’s Lament (James MacPherson, Scotland): more arranging ideas......................................................92

March of the King of Laois (Ireland): melody........................................................................................................93

March of the King of Laois (Ireland): arrangement................................................................................................94

Margaret Anne Robertson (Jamieson, Scotland): melody......................................................................................95

Margaret Anne Robertson (Jamieson, Scotland): arrangement..............................................................................96

My Cape Breton Home (Jerry Holland, Cape Breton): melody.............................................................................97

My Cape Breton Home (Jerry Holland, Cape Breton): arrangement.....................................................................98

Orange Rogue, The (Ireland): melody....................................................................................................................99

Orange Rogue, The (Ireland): arrangement..........................................................................................................100

Polska (Sweden): arrangement.............................................................................................................................101

Polska (Sweden): melody.....................................................................................................................................102

Prince William’s March (English Country Dance): melody.................................................................................103

Prince William’s March (English Country Dance): arrangement #1....................................................................104

Prince William’s March (English Country Dance): more arranging ideas...........................................................105

Return from Fingal (Ireland): melody...................................................................................................................106

Return from Fingal (Ireland): arrangement...........................................................................................................107

Sir Sydney Smith’s March (James Hook, England): melody...............................................................................108

Sir Sydney Smith’s March (James Hook, England): arrangement.......................................................................109

Southwind (Ireland): melody, harmony, arpeggio accompaniment......................................................................110

Southwind (Ireland): two note chords...................................................................................................................113

Southwind (Ireland): three note chords.................................................................................................................114

Southwind (Ireland): fills......................................................................................................................................115

Southwind (Ireland): more arranging ideas..........................................................................................................116

Summer’s End (Ken Kolodner): melody..............................................................................................................117

Summer’s End (Ken Kolodner): arrangement #1.................................................................................................118

Summer’s End (Ken Kolodner): arrangement #2.................................................................................................119

Tennessee Waltz (King-Stewart, U.S.): melody....................................................................................................120

Tennessee Waltz (King-Stewart, U.S.): arrangement #1.......................................................................................121

Tennessee Waltz (King-Stewart, U.S.): arrangement #2.......................................................................................122

Tombigbee’s (U.S.): melody, harmony, accompaniment......................................................................................123

Tombigbee’s (U.S.): arrangement #1....................................................................................................................125

Tombigbee’s (U.S.): more arranging ideas...........................................................................................................126

24th of September (Ken Kolodner): melody........................................................................................................127

24th of September (Ken Kolodner): arrangement................................................................................................128

Un Canadien Errant (Canada): hand separation....................................................................................................129

Waltz of My Dreams (Quebec): melody...............................................................................................................130

Waltz of My Dreams (Quebec): arrangement.......................................................................................................132

APPENDICES

I. INDEX OF TUNES BY TYPE OF TUNE....................................................................................................134

II. INDEX OF TUNES RECORDED BY KEN KOLODNER..........................................................................136

III. SELECTED DISCOGRAPHY......................................................................................................................137

IV. ABOUT KEN KOLODNER.........................................................................................................................138

 
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