The Lonely Mule

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I bet you couldn't help but look at this score because of its wierd name.

The Lonely Mule is not about a donkey, but a smuggler. What is he smuggling? We may never know. He may not even know that he is smuggling something.

The story begins with a tourist on a cautious journey into a foreign land. It is then interupted with a frantic run (arpeggio section) for ones life from the authorities. Upon escaping the chase the tourist celebrates with with cheap booze and dances the the strange beat (7/8 section) of a local band of musicians. The next morning (da capo)it is back to wandering alone.

Score ID
Year of composition
Easy (Grades 1-3)
2 minutes
Solo instrument (Acoustic Guitar [notation])
World music

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