Be Thou My Vision

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From old Ireland comes this cherished hymn "Be Thou My Vision." It had an earlier life as a traditional folk tune called "Slaine," which referred to the shovel used for digging the peat. You'll enjoy playing this arrangement on the full-sized lever or pedal harp. The piece begins very simply, using parallel octave melody reminiscent of plainsong chant. It sparkles in its high range, and concludes deep and full, with poetic LH patterns and a reverent ending coda. Key of G, with no accidentals. Published by Lyrica Press.

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Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
3 minutes
Solo instrument (Harp)

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