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Lady Greensleeves

Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
12 minutes
Modern classical music
Voice + keyboard
Instrumental parts
Not available

This is a new setting of the Elizabethan poem. The music does not use the traditional melody associated with Greensleeves but instead adopts totally new music. The verse/chorus structure of the original is not maintained (as the piece would then be far to long). The attraction of this poem is that, although it was written some 500 years ago, its message, of a man's unsuccessful pursuit of a woman he desires, is still valid today.

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