Skye Boat Song

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"Skye Boat Song" is one of my most requested pieces, and beloved by all who enjoy Celtic music. This arrangement for harp uses sweeping LH accomp. that moves like the ocean, choice rolled chords, arpeggios, and some LH crossing up above RH. The range of the song is large, using a lot of high treble notes, but not neglecting the longer-sustained bass notes below. Popular for memorials, Highland Games, harp circles, and stage performance. Intermediate difficulty. Key of G, no accidentals. I always repeat the whole piece with a few LH variations to keep it interesting. Published by Lyrica Press, fine harp sheet music.

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Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
2 minutes
Solo instrument (Harp)
World music

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