Danny Boy

Composer
Arranged for Guitar by John Murphy
Arranger
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
3 minutes
Genre
Folk music
Instrumentation
Voice + guitar
Instrumental parts
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The words to the song Danny Boy were written by an Englishman, lawyer Frederic Edward Weatherly in 1910; he set the lyrics to an old Irish tune then called the Londonderry Air in 1912.

The tune is very old but continues to be a much loved Irish song of nostalgia and emigration both in Ireland and in many other countries where the Irish settled. Play the piece with a lot of rubato but keep the tremolo notes at the end as even as possible. More info and music at www.guitarlessonsdundrum.com

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