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Sleepy Head (piano arrangement)

Year of composition
Easy (Grades 1-3)
1 minute
Folk music and Classical music
Solo instrument (Piano)
Instrumental parts
Not available
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An arrangement of ’Sleepy Head’ for solo piano, a ballad I’d originally written for a jazz quartet. Dedicated to my friend Audrey who is not averse to sleeping.

The piece will work well for relatively new players as the melody and chords are simple and I’ve transposed it into C major. I have kept the arrangement simplistic but do feel free to experiment with additional harmonies and see what works!

It’ll also work for experienced players who just fancy something nice to play (perhaps pianists with unruly children who need some relaxing music!).

Please send any comments or requests to michael.roberts@ucl.ac.uk.

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