The Castle of Dromore

Composer
trad.
Year of composition
1996
Lyricist
none
Publisher
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
3 minutes
Genre
Other
Instrumentation
Solo instrument (Harp)
Instrumental parts
Not available

This ancient lullaby, with its simple but resonant melody, is one of the finest examples of what a soothing and comforting song should sound like. I imagine a mother in an old Celtic land rocking her baby slowly and lovingly as she sings, but the image could be in any culture, time or place: This is the universality of nurturing motherhood. Experience and share this feeling on the full range lever or pedal harp. This arrangement is on my solo harp album "Ancient Realms." Key of C, with no accidentals.

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